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Daily Archives: December 20, 2014

This list contains those movies that were once the great idea of a foreign director. Now they’ve been taken in by American film makers and re-interpreted with American actors and a different cultural feel. Sometimes we watch movies and think instantly about a remake of them: what we would add, what they should have changed, what they did wrong. All… Read more »

20 December 2014 | Features, Film Lists

During the 1960s the public interest in period spectacles (Jidai-geki), the famous film studio Toei produced at that time, slowly began to wane. The times had changed and Japan was in state of constant political turmoil. Extremist leftist groups emerged and students rose up to protest against the continuing American influence on their country, resulting in bloody streetfights between the… Read more »

20 December 2014 | Features, Film Lists