Shuto shôshitsu [Tokyo Blackout] (1987)

This is one of the rarest of Toho’s Tokusatsu films. But what the heck, I managed to see it anyway. Mind you, while I didn’t exactly see it in the worst way possible — after all, the quality of the film itself was quite good — I came fairly close.  I couldn’t find any subtitles […]

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Fukkatsu no hi [Virus] (1980)

(aka Day of Resurrection, The End, Virus: The End) I suppose it was inevitable. You can blame Irwin Allen who popularized the genre in the U.S., but it really wasn’t much of a surprise that the Japanese turned out a handful of disaster movies in the Seventies. Nor was it much of a surprise that […]

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