Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis (1989)

Introduction Tokyo: The Last Megalopolis (Japanese: 帝都物語, Hepburn: Teito Monogatari) is a tokusatsu historical dark fantasy/science fiction epic film directed by Akio Jissoji, produced by “Exe” studios and distributed by Toho Studios. It is the first cinematic adaptation of the award-winning historical fantasy novel Teito Monogatari by Hiroshi Aramata, and was followed by a sequel… Read More

Tokyo: The Last War (1989)

Introduction Tokyo: The Last War (Japanese: 帝都大戦, Hepburn: Teito Taisen, lit. “The Great War in the Capital”) is a tokusatsu dark fantasy/historical fiction film directed by Takashige Ichise and distributed by Toho Studios. It is an adaptation of the eleventh book (Great War in the Capital) of the Teito Monogatari novel by Hiroshi Aramata. It… Read More

Spawn Franchise

Introduction Spawn is a fictional superhero appearing in a monthly comic book of the same name published by American company Image Comics. Created by Todd McFarlane, the character first appeared in Spawn #1 (May 1992). The series has spin off several other comics, including Angela, Curse of the Spawn, Sam & Twitch, and the Japanese… Read More

The Thing from Another World (1951)

Introduction The Thing from Another World, sometimes referred to as just The Thing, is a 1951 American black-and-white science fiction-horror film, directed by Christian Nyby, produced by Edward Lasker for Howard Hawks’ Winchester Pictures Corporation, and released by RKO Pictures. The film’s storyline concerns a US Air Force crew and scientists who find a crashed… Read More

Invaders from Mars (1953)

Introduction Invaders from Mars is a 1953 independently made American SuperCinecolour science fiction film directed by William Cameron Menzies and starring Jimmy Hunt, Helena Carter, Arthur Franz, Morris Ankrum, Leif Erickson, and Hillary Brooke. It was produced by Edward L. Alperson Jr. The film was distributed by Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corp. It was followed by… Read More