Posts Tagged ‘Japan’

BATTLE ROYALE slated for Japanese 3-D re-release, with plans for U.S. distribution and theatrical release by Anchor Bay

BATTLE ROYALE slated for Japanese 3-D re-release, with plans for U.S. distribution and theatrical release by Anchor Bay

Tweet Kinji Fukasaku’s 2000 action gorefest BATTLE ROYALE is scheduled to be re-released theatrically in Japan on November 20 in 3-D. According to Nippon Cinema, BATTLE ROYALE has also been acquired by U.S. distributors Anchor Bay. This could mean that U.S. audiences may have the chance to see the film in 3-D theatrically sometime next […]




Toronto After Dark 2010: Day 3 Recap – Space Thrillers, RoboGeishas, and Insane Stoner Comedies!

Toronto After Dark 2010: Day 3 Recap – Space Thrillers, RoboGeishas, and Insane Stoner Comedies!

Day 3 of Toronto After Dark featured Sci-Fi, Japanese Splatter, and a hilarious Stoner Comedy. Check out Jeff’s report on the day’s events and what he thought of the films!




Mushroom Clouds and Mushroom Men — The Fantastic Cinema of Ishiro Honda by Peter H. Brothers

Mushroom Clouds and Mushroom Men — The Fantastic Cinema of Ishiro Honda by Peter H. Brothers

For the first time in America, a book has been published on Japan’s foremost director of Fantasy Films: MUSHROOM CLOUDS AND MUSHROOM MEN – The Fantastic Cinema of Ishiro Honda.




Hero In A Half-Shell: Shout! Factory’s Gamera DVDs Reviewed, Part One

Hero In A Half-Shell: Shout! Factory’s Gamera DVDs Reviewed, Part One

Shout! Factory is being very, very nice to fans of Japanese giant monster movies. Find out how in this article.