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Japanese film - SAGA OF ANATAHAN - issued as Dual Format Dvd/Blu Ray

THE SAGA OF ANATAHAN – THE MASTERS OF CINEMA SERIES (15) 1953 JAPAN STERNBERG , JOSEF VON DUAL FORMAT DVD/BLU RAY £19.99
A group of Second World War Japanese sailors are shipwrecked and stranded on the isolated island of Anatahan. 56 more words

Japanese Cinema

Shin Godzilla: "I did as I pleased - now, you do the same."

Shin Godzilla, 2016, directed by Hideaki Anno & Shinji Higuchi

Taking advantage of the hiatus between American Godzilla movies, Toho Studios rushed out their own reboot of their giant monster series. 910 more words

Cinema

My First Godzilla Experience

I think this was the first black and white film, and first subtitled film I have ever watched from start to finish. Being a 21-year-old Australian, I tend to only watch films and television shows that originate in the US and Australia; sometimes ones from the UK sneak their way into the mix. 403 more words

Autoethnography

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Godzilla R.I.P. - Sayonara, Haruo Nakajima

Haruo Nakajima (中島 春雄 Nakajima Haruo) the Japanese suitmation actor best known for portraying Godzilla from the original movie in 1954 through twelve consecuctive films until Godzilla vs Gigan in 1972, has passed away at the age of 88. 202 more words

Your Name (Kimi no Na Wa 君の名は) Collector's Edition 4K UHD Blu-ray Unboxing

Your Name was a meteoric global success when it premiered last year, and since then, it has gone from strength to strength. The global box office and animation precedents it has smashed and set have been nothing short of prodigious, and it has swiftly risen to become a firm favourite in my collection. 917 more words

Anime

Fantasia 2017: Cocolors (Japan, 2017)

Daria Gamliel for Cinetalk.net

Blind faith in the reality of an outside world pushes Cocolors’ protagonists ahead in a mission to see what they’ve been told that they cannot. 270 more words

Fantasia 2017

Fantasia 2017: Rage (Lee Sang-il, 2016)

DARIA GAMLIEL for Cinetalk.net

Without knowing in advance about the premise or plot, Rage throws at-first disjointed events and characters at the viewer. The connections slowly unfurl with a manhunt revealing three possible identities of a murderer. 532 more words

Contemporary Cinema