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60’s Movies


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 …


Review: Tattooed Life (1965)

Tattooed Life (TL) is the first film I’ve seen from director Seijun Suzuki.  I wasn’t sure what to expect as his work …


Review: Okatsu the Fugitive (1969)

They say the third time’s the charm.  Some think this phrase originated with Shakespeare, although that’s uncertain.  What is certain is that …


Review: Jigoku (1960)

Jigoku, AKA The Sinners of Hell, was the last film released by Shintoho studios.  As such, its budget was reportedly cut to …