Tag - Japan

I Like My Gojira Eggs With A Dash of Salt

Apparently in Japan they’re selling watermelons packaged as Godzilla eggs. Pure freaking genius. Of all the marketing tie-ins that could have worked for Sony’s piece of shit Americanized version, this might have been the one...

The Yakuza Papers: Battles Without Honor...

Film: DVD: Written by: Kazuo Kasahara, based on a story by Koichi Iiboshi Directed by: Kinji Fukasaku Starring: Bunta Sugawara, Kunie Tanaka, Nobuo Kaneko, Takeshi Kato, Akira Kobayashi Features: All five movies in the series: Vol. 1:...

The Last Days of World War II (2004) –...

Film: DVD: Features: Bonus programs: “U.S.S. Eagle 56: Accident or Target?” and “Last Secrets of the Axis” Released by: History ChannelRegion: 1Rating: NR (images of concentration camp victims, both alive and dead)...

The Last Samurai (2003) – DVD Review

Film: DVD: Written by: John Logan, Marshall Herskovitz, & Edward Zwick, based on a story by Logan Directed by: Edward Zwick Starring: Tom Cruise, Ken Watanabe, Masato Harada, Timothy Spall, Koyuki Features: Running audio commentary from...

Shogun (1980) – DVD Review

Film: DVD: Written by: Eric Bercovici, based upon the novel by James Clavell Directed by: Jerry LondonNarrated by: Orson WellesStarring: Richard Chamberlain, Yoko Shimada, Toshiro Mifune, Frankie Sakai, Alan Badel Features: Making-of...

Hiroshima Mon Amour (1960) – DVD Review

Film: DVD: Written by: Marguerite DurasDirected by: Alain ResnaisStarring: Emmanuelle Riva, Eiji Okada, Stella Dassas, Pierre Barbaud, Bernard Fresson Features: Running audio commentary by film historian Peter Cowie Vintages interviews with...

Princess Mononoke (1999) – DVD Review

Film: DVD: Written by: Hayao Miyazaki, translated into English by Neil Gaiman Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki Starring: Billy Crudup, Claire Danes, Minnie Driver, Billy Bob Thornton, Gillian Anderson Features: Featurette Theatrical trailer...