Ghost In The Shell (1995) – Mamoru Oshii

  The 101 Sci-Fi Movies brings us another anime classic, based on the manga of the same name, this one dealing with the idea of what it means to be living and how we define life. Set in the oh-so-distant year 2029, corporations and city-states have taken over the world, nations have collapsed, and the…

Akira (1988) – Katsuhiro Otomo

The 101 Sci-Fi Movies brings to my screen one of the greatest Japanimation films ever made, written and directed by the same man who wrote the original graphic novel, Katsuhiro Otomo – Akira. It’s epic, sweeping and massive, balancing drama, action, and humor in equal turns, and the action is amazing. I hope they never…

Gojira (1954)

Pop culture, and the films that followed in the series have been less than kind to Gojira (or Godzilla as he is known to most North American audiences), so I was glad to actuually settle in and watch this film when it showed up on my 101 Sci-Fi Movies list. It’s played straight, and coming…