Posts Tagged ‘Japan

Sunday January 24, 2010 21:18

Movie #0009 – Akira (1988)

Directed by: Katsuhiro Ôtomo
Starring: Mitsuo Iwata, Nozomu Sasaki, Mami Koyama
Second Viewing
Synopsis: Neo-Tokyo, 2019 — a government agency experiments with giving children psionic powers, with potentially deadly results.
I’ve actually been meaning to revisit this movie for a while. I originally watched Akira a few years back — it was one of the first animated films [...]

Tuesday January 5, 2010 23:13

Movie #0002 – An Actor’s Revenge (1963)

Directed by: Kon Ichikawa
Starring: Kazuo Hasegawa, Fujiko Yamamoto, Ayako Wakao
First Viewing
Synopsis: After waiting for most of his life, a famed Kabuki actor finally sees his opportunity to exact revenge on the three men responsible for the death of his parents.
Yeah, so I was hoping to watch 12 Angry Men next — I went to the [...]