GAMERA: GUARDIAN OF THE UNIVERSE

Poffy The Cucumber

Turtle Soup for the Soul. Once more for the next generation: Gamera Vs. Gaos! Moderno melodramo maximus! GAMERA: GUARDIAN OF THE UNIVERSE, despite a few shortcomings in the effects department, is everything a science fiction thriller should be. This 1995 reboot of the Gamera franchise is filled with suspense, wracked with tension, epic soundtrack and captivating action, and boasts some … Read More

LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA

Poffy The Cucumber

The Devil wears Red, White and Blue. Kurosawa could not have done it better. Promethean director Clint Eastwood‘s LETTERS FROM IWO JIMA, followup to his daring FLAGS OF OUR FATHERS, is culturally, philosophically and artistically one of the great Japanese films. Made In America. Unlike FLAGS, this Iwo Jima tale has nothing to do with Joe Rosenthal‘s photograph, instead told … Read More