Funky Forest: The First Contact (Naisu No Mori) (2005) Film Review – I Can’t Believe It’s Not Anime!

Funky Forest (2005) by Katsuhito Ishii tells the interweaving story about a group of teenagers during a visit by strange aliens. Directed by one of the minds behind the animation in Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill, featuring actors Rinko Kikuchi (Pacific Rim) Tadanobu Asano (Thor) and a cameo by Hideaki Anno (Neon Genesis Evangelion), Funky Forest … Continue reading Funky Forest: The First Contact (Naisu No Mori) (2005) Film Review – I Can’t Believe It’s Not Anime!

Cutie Honey (2004) Film Review – I Can’t Believe It’s Not Anime!

Cutie Honey (2004), directed by Anno Hideaki (Neon Genesis Evangelion), is a story about an android who sets out on an adventure with her friends to defeat the evil Panther Claws. Based on the action anime of the same name, the movie immediately starts mid action during a large Panther Claw attack on the city … Continue reading Cutie Honey (2004) Film Review – I Can’t Believe It’s Not Anime!

Electric Dragon 80.000 V (2001) Film Review – I Can’t Believe It’s Not Anime!

There just aren't enough movies where an ex-boxer turned pet detective wields a guitar at full amplitude shredding riffs of pure sonic electricity at evil electricians and then vanquishing them into ashes with the shock of pure metal in their ear drums to satisfy that urge to want to smash a guitar on the ground … Continue reading Electric Dragon 80.000 V (2001) Film Review – I Can’t Believe It’s Not Anime!