Grey Digital Target (1986)
Animation / Science Fiction

Grey Digital Target (1986)

Original title: Grey dijitaru tâgetto This typically sparse 80s Japanese animation looks good – it’s apparently very faithful to the look of Yoshihisa Tagami’s popular comic Grey on which it’s based – but suffers from from unlikable or ludicrous characters and a terrible cliffhanger ending that has never been resolved. Directed by Satoshi Dezaki, who … Continue reading

The Thief and the Cobbler (1992)
Animation / Fantasy

The Thief and the Cobbler (1992)

The Thief and the Cobbler is an epic Arabian Nights adventure, the pet project of Canadian-born/British-resident animator/director Richard Williams who toiled on it on-and-off for an extraordinary 31 years before control was snatched from him, his masterpiece cruelly butchered and bowdlerised into various versions none of which were actually complete and none of which fully … Continue reading

Godzilla: The Anime Trilogy (2017-2018)
Animation / Film / Science Fiction

Godzilla: The Anime Trilogy (2017-2018)

With a live action sequel to Shin Gojira (2016) abandoned after Toho decided to develop a shared universe for their monsters, they made the surprise move to team up with Netflix to release a trilogy of Godzilla animated features, Gojira: Kaiju Wakusei/Godzilla: Planet of the Monsters (2017), Gojira: Kessen Kido Zoshoku Toshi/Godzilla: City on the … Continue reading