Tag Archives: japan

Mothra vs. Godzilla (1964)

Director: Ishiro Honda Writer: Shin’ichi Sekizawa Glad I finally know where the sample from Pharaoh Monche’s “Simon Says” came from! Overall a lot of fun. My favorite Godzilla sequel so far.

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King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962)

Director: Ishiro Honda Writer: Shin’ichi Sekizawa Going through the Criterion Godzilla set. Chose to watch the original Japanese version of this. Fun! First color Godzilla movie. A step up from Raids Again.

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Godzilla Raids Again (1955)

Director: Motoyoshi Oda Writers: Takeo Murata & Shigeaki Hidaka (Story by Shigeru Kayama) Enjoyable but a big step down from the original.

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Space Amoeba (1970)

Director: Ishiro Honda Writer: Ei Ogawa

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Godzilla (1954)

Director: Ishiro Honda Writers: Takeo Murata & Ishiro Honda (Story by Shigeru Kayama) One of the greats!

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Tokyo Olympiad (1965)

Director: Kon Ichikawa Writers: Natto Wada & Yoshio Shirasaka & Shintaro Tanikawa & Kon Ichikawa One of the weirdest taglines I have seen on a poster. Three hours of watching athletes perform in close ups. Incredible photography. Loved it.

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One Cut of the Dead (2019)

Director: Shin’ichiro Ueda Writer: Shin’ichiro Ueda (Based on the play “Ghost in the Box!” by Ryoichi Wada)

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You Only Live Twice (1967)

Director: Lewis Gilbert Writer: Roald Dahl (Based on the novel by Ian Fleming)

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Yongary, Monster from the Deep (1967)

Director: Ki-duk Kim Writers: Ki-duk Kim & Yun-sung Seo

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Sansho the Bailiff (1954)

Director: Kenji Mizoguchi Writers: Fuji Yahiro & Yoshikata Yoda (Based on the short story “Sansho Dayu” by Ogai Mori)

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