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And That One Time, at Band Camp, When North Korea Kidnapped Japanese Filmmakers and had them Make a Godzilla Knockoff…

A future dictator who was a film buff, a famous director and his movie star wife, an entire film crew who had no idea what they were really being hired to do or who was really hiring them, an at best okay film made amazingly more interesting to watch the more you learn about its creation, and a story that seems almost unreal.

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Needless Things

Pulgasari (1985)

There’s a fascinating-looking book I’ve been meaning to read about the true life story of a couple who were effectively held hostage by now-deceased North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il and forced to make big budget propaganda films at his whim ( 864 more words

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Yongary Monster from the Deep (1967)

I must admit that the South Korean entry into the Daikaiju genre Yongary Monster from the Deep (1967) is one of my guilty film pleasures, ranking for me a notch below the Danish film… 711 more words