Monthly Archives: December 2020

End-of-Year Maser Patrol News Recap

Apologies: I’ve been bad about making timely news recaps this year. 2020 has been terrible, and the general stresses of the world combined with some personal life situations/tragedies have made it difficult to find the time and motivation to pour … Continue reading

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Unmade movie review: Versus (2008)

The early-to-mid 2000s were perhaps the peak of Japan’s soft power in Hollywood. Anime (or anime-inspired cartoons) dominated all the children’s networks, Hayao Miyazaki won an Oscar, blockbuster movies like The Matrix, Kill Bill, and Transformers flaunted their Japanese influence, … Continue reading

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Kaiju Transmissions podcast: Ryuhei Kitamura’s Action-horror

I was on Kaiju Transmissions last month for a post-Halloween show to talk about some of Ryuhei Kitamura’s early action/horror output, including: Down to Hell Versus Alive Aragami Longinus He’s a favorite director of mine, so it was great to … Continue reading

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