The Spy Who Loved Me – James Bond Series – Lewis Gilbert (Director)

"Nobody Does It Better!" - Lyric from the title song of the film When The Man With the Golden Gun was released in 1974, many critics had strong reaction over the film. Hating its final product, finding it mediocre and a bore. To a point that it affected the next production's release. With dreads that … Continue reading The Spy Who Loved Me – James Bond Series – Lewis Gilbert (Director)

CB Chara Go Nagai World (CBキャラ永井豪ワールド) – Umanosuke Iida (Director and Screenwriter) and Go Nagai (Original series)

Hilarious Parody of Go Nagai's masterpieces that answers Crucial questions within the Devilman series After watching the second episode of the Devilman OVA series, I always get sad that it ended like this. Without any conclusion to this saga. Until I learned in 2018 that CB Chara Go Nagai World, whom I had heard of … Continue reading CB Chara Go Nagai World (CBキャラ永井豪ワールド) – Umanosuke Iida (Director and Screenwriter) and Go Nagai (Original series)

Vampire Hunter D (バンパイアハンターD) – Toyoo Ashida (芦田 豊雄) (Director), Yasushi Hirano (平野 靖士) (Screenwriter), Hideyuki Kikuchi (菊地 秀行) (Original Author), Yoshitaka Amano (天野 喜孝) (Original character design)

An adaptation that pleased me more or less Since the release of the Vampire Hunter D novels, Hideyuki Kikuchi and Yoshitaka Amano became important figures in the modern Japanese landscape. And with the success of Square Soft's Final Fantasy series, where Amano did character designs and illustrations, and Yoshiaki Kawajiri's Vampire Hunter D adaptation, that … Continue reading Vampire Hunter D (バンパイアハンターD) – Toyoo Ashida (芦田 豊雄) (Director), Yasushi Hirano (平野 靖士) (Screenwriter), Hideyuki Kikuchi (菊地 秀行) (Original Author), Yoshitaka Amano (天野 喜孝) (Original character design)

Please Teacher (おねがいティーチャー) – Please (Production Team) and Bandai (株式会社バンダイ)

"Marriage is where parts you don't Normally See pour out into the open." - Kei Kusanagi In the 2000s during my teens, after I finished watching the excellent Anime Series Cowboy Bebop and its tragic finale, I needed something to brighten up my mind. So after seeing the previews for another Bandai series called Please … Continue reading Please Teacher (おねがいティーチャー) – Please (Production Team) and Bandai (株式会社バンダイ)

The Shining – Stanley Kubrick (director and co-writer), Diane Johnson (co-writer) and Stephen King (Novel’s original author)

"Wendy, I'm home." - Jack Torrance As fan of Osamu Tezuka, I have learned that one of his fans was the film director Stanley Kubrick. Who was so impressed by the genius of Tezuka and his 1963 series Tetsuwan Atom (Astroboy) that he offered him a position as production/set designer for 2001 A Space Odyssey. … Continue reading The Shining – Stanley Kubrick (director and co-writer), Diane Johnson (co-writer) and Stephen King (Novel’s original author)

Friday the 13th (Part 2) – Friday the 13th movie series – Steve Miner (Director) and Ron Kurz (Screenwriter)

Five years later, the events continue... Following the important box-office and public success of Friday The 13th, its producers quickly produced a new Friday the 13th adventure. Originally first thought as a different storyline, miles from the Camp Crystal Lake incident, everyone decided to do what the Halloween series would implement as well. Present a … Continue reading Friday the 13th (Part 2) – Friday the 13th movie series – Steve Miner (Director) and Ron Kurz (Screenwriter)

Friday the 13th (Part 1) – Friday the 13th movie series – Sean S. Cunningham (Director) and Victor Miller (Screenwriter)

"You're going to Camp Blood, ain't ya? You'll never come back again. It's got a death curse!" Within the horror film genre, Friday the 13th has a particular place in the hearts of many. Loved by fans, criticised by detractors. For its proponents, a great thriller series involving a serial killer striking his victims on … Continue reading Friday the 13th (Part 1) – Friday the 13th movie series – Sean S. Cunningham (Director) and Victor Miller (Screenwriter)

The Omen – Richard Donner (director) and David Seltzer (screenwriter)

"Look at me, Damien... It's All For You!" - Holly As stated in my The Exorcist review, I found in an Entertainment Best Horror Films list a range of frightening classics that mentioned The Omen. But before that read, I learned of Donner's film thanks to That 70s Show. Which showed both a portion of … Continue reading The Omen – Richard Donner (director) and David Seltzer (screenwriter)

The Exorcist – William Friedkin (director) and William Peter Blatty (original novel’s author and screenwriter)

"What a Nice Day for an Exorcism!" - Regan/The Demon I first learnt of the Exorcist thanks to an Entertainment Weekly article which mentioned the most frightening horror films of all time. Listing it in the first place of their list. Alongside other classics like Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Psycho, Halloween, and Rosemary's Baby. But of … Continue reading The Exorcist – William Friedkin (director) and William Peter Blatty (original novel’s author and screenwriter)

Black Christmas – Bob Clark (director and co-writer) and Roy Moore (co-writer)

"Hey Agnes, It's me Billy!" - Billy Many know the director Bob Clark for being behind comedies like A Christmas Story and Porky. But before doing them, he also presented incredible horror films like Dead of Night, Children shouldn't play with Dead things, and Black Christmas. Latter movie a classic watchable on both holidays. Especially … Continue reading Black Christmas – Bob Clark (director and co-writer) and Roy Moore (co-writer)