Friday, January 30, 2009
Goemon - Kazuaki Kiriya (2009)
You want battles scenes involving thousands of CGI soldiers? Ninja action shot in loving slow motion? Do you want explosions, sword clashes and pageantry? Then Kazuaki Kiriya's "Goemon" is the film to watch out for in 2009. The director of 2004's "Casshern" brings the story of the legendery 16th-century ninja Ishikawa Goemon to the big screen with Yosuke Eguchi in the title role. Key words for this one: green screen.
Truck Rascals: No One Can Stop Me - Norifumi Suzuki (1975)
Here's actually a couple of trailers for the first of the 10 film "Truck Rascals" or "Torakku yarô" series, "Truck Rascals: No One Can Stop Me". The film follows Bunta Sugawara as First Star, a long range trucker with a customized rig who alternates from the being a big buffoon to the number one hero of the open road. (This one's for you, Marc!)