Tag Archives: Cyberpunk

Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Assault Girls (2009)

Today’s selection: Assault Girls (2009, dir. Mamoru Oshii) Subgenre: Cyberpunk Available from: Well Go Reposting an old review: Pretentious, beautiful, action-packed, allegorical, confusing, nerdy, imaginative, and tedious: This must be a Mamoru Oshii film. Assault Girls is a feature length follow up to Oshii’s Assault Girl … Continue reading

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Today’s Random Tokusatsu: Gunhed (1989)

Today’s selection: Gunhed (1989, dir. Masato Harada) Subgenre: Mecha Available from: ADV Gunhed is the crowning jewel of practical-effects giant robot movies, rivaled perhaps only by Robot Jox. Ironically, it almost wasn’t: as originally conceived, it was going to be … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ready Player One (Ernest Cline, 2011)

Swordquest was a famous series of video games in the 1980’s, promoted by an unusual gimmick: Atari hid numerous clues, “Easter eggs”, in the games, and the first player to uncover them all and reply to Atari would receive a … Continue reading

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