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Review: Wolf Children (2012)

Japan has never really embraced the werewolf picture despite the fact that their own folklore includes many tales of animals transforming into …

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Review: The Wind Rises (2013)

The Wind Rises is an animated mashup of the true story of Jiro Horikoshi, the designer of the Japanese Zero fighter plane, …

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Review: The Clone Returns Home (2008)

If I had to guess who director/screenwriter Kanji Nakajima’s favorite filmmaker is, I’d pick Stanley Kubrick.  Nakajima’s feature, The Clone Returns Home, is a …

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Review: Sword of the Beast (1965)

Director Hideo Gosha began his career as a very successful television director.  Sword of the Beast, his sophomore film, showed that he not …