Discover this goofy intergalactic comedy about star-crossed lovers

Paramount optioned the script, but informed Stone that they would prefer it to be a comedy, and a screenplay, rewritten by Richard Brenner but still under the name They’re Coming, was scheduled to go into production in late 1984. Yet no doubt part of the joke here is that in the coked-up, anything-goes ’80s – the kind of era and environment that could produce a film as unhinged and tone-deaf as this – Celeste fits right in, and her assimilation to the ways of Earth is all too easy. After…

How Nobuhiko Obayashi’s Anti-War Trilogy bridges generational trauma

These films are less about war, instead serving as lessons for how to fix a broken world; viewing them solely as anti-war films ignores this. The nation-building that took shape under the right-wing Liberal Democratic Party disregarded lessons of peace and camaraderie for an attempt to use their power to push for constitutional amendments that would codify a Japanese army for the first time since 1945. Share this Words Alicia Haddick @socialanigirl Share this Share this The last decade of Japanese cinema have been defined by the spectre of 3…