Tag Archives: Keisuke Sonoi

Noboru Nakamura – Yoru no henrin AKA Shape of the Night (1964)

A young woman working in a bar is pushed into prostitution by her violent yakuza boyfriend Read More »

Kazui Nihonmatsu – Konchû daisensô AKA Genocide (1968)

The insects are taking over in this nasty piece of disaster horror directed by Kazui Nihonmatsu. A group of military personnel transporting a hydrogen bomb are left to figure out how and why swarms of killer bugs took down their plane; the answer is more deliriously nihilistic—and convoluted—than you could imagine. Also known as War of the Insects, Genocide enacts a cracked doomsday scenario like no other. Read More »