Horror Half-Week, Day 3: The Living Skeleton (1968)

On this third day of our spooky celebration, we’ll be taking a look at a classic, ghostly Japanese chiller. Previous Horror Half-Week 2018 posts: Invasion of the Saucer-Men (1957) and The Brain Eaters (1958) “Her wounded heart beats within my chest, torn and bleeding. It’s driving me to wreak vengeance on those beasts.” When pirates overtake the Dragon King, they kill all of its passengers … Continue reading Horror Half-Week, Day 3: The Living Skeleton (1968)

FilmStruck Friday: Onna (aka Woman) (1948)

Welcome to this week’s edition of FilmStruck Friday! Every Friday here on TMP, with the exception of the first Friday of the month (which is reserved for “Favorite things about…”), we’ll be taking a look at a film available through the TCM and Criterion Collection streaming service. Today’s film comes from 1948 – Woman, directed by Keisuke Kinoshita. Happy viewing! Toshiko (Mitsuko Mito) is a … Continue reading FilmStruck Friday: Onna (aka Woman) (1948)

FilmStruck Friday: Shurayukihime (aka Lady Snowblood) (1973)

Welcome to this week’s edition of FilmStruck Friday! Every Friday here on TMP, with the exception of the first Friday of the month (which is reserved for “Favorite things about…”), we’ll be taking a look at a film available through the TCM and Criterion Collection streaming service. Today’s film comes from 1973 – Shurayukihime, known in English as Lady Snowblood. Happy viewing! Sayo (Miyoko Akaza) … Continue reading FilmStruck Friday: Shurayukihime (aka Lady Snowblood) (1973)

FilmStruck Friday: Waga koi seshi otome (aka The Girl I Loved) (1946)

Welcome to the first edition of FilmStruck Friday! Every Friday here on TMP, with the exception of the first Friday of the month (which is reserved for “Favorite things about…”), we’ll be taking a look at a film available through the TCM and Criterion Collection streaming service, FilmStruck. Today’s film comes from 1946 – Waga koi seshi otome, known in English as The Girl I Loved. Happy viewing! … Continue reading FilmStruck Friday: Waga koi seshi otome (aka The Girl I Loved) (1946)