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Big in Japan

Posted in FILM with tags , , on October 18, 2010 by dcairns

This struck both Fiona and I as very, very funny. The singer’s ebullient performance, the song (which I presume is actually entitled, “Stuck in my Throat.” Best. Song title. Ever.) and her eventual fate, all achieve a kind of cock-eyed perfection.

Movie: WAR OF THE GARGANTUAS. Not that good otherwise. A sort of dishonest sequel to FRANKENSTEIN CONQUERS THE WORLD, which has lying flashbacks showing Frankenstein as a sort of chimp-boy, raised by special occidental guest star Russ Tamblyn. Yes, Russ frickin Tamblyn. Also, it has genuinely unpleasant, strenuous and scary soundtrack, more disturbing than anything I’ve heard in any other kaiju. I’m making it sound too good, aren’t I?

OK then, I’ll just add that the bad monster looks not unlike the late Cameron Mitchell.  Does that help?