Takashi Miike’s ‘Blade of the Immortal’ slices and dices, but it could use a trim

Takashi Miike’s been one of the biggest shock jockeys of Japanese cinema for eons. Ichi the Killer (2001) was a high-splatter mark for lovers of extreme gore, and Miike’s output has … Continue reading Takashi Miike’s ‘Blade of the Immortal’ slices and dices, but it could use a trim

Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Gifts for the Studio Ghibli Lover

They’ve watched the films multiple times.  They get excited at the mention of cats, umbrellas, and planes. They are actively saving up for a trip to Japan. They’ll debate with … Continue reading Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Gifts for the Studio Ghibli Lover

31 Days of Horror 2016: Shin Godzilla (2016)

Regular readers here at Biff Bam Pop! know what a hardcore kaiju eiga fan I am, and especially of Godzilla, so you know as soon the newest Big G flick was available … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2016: Shin Godzilla (2016)

31 Days of Horror 2016: Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek

It’s the horror film that will actually make you want to turn off the lights. On today’s installment of “31 Days of Horror,” it’s the short, Japanese animated film, Kakurenbo: Hide … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2016: Kakurenbo: Hide & Seek

SDCC Spotlight: Leen Isabel and Nguyen Dong

It’s always better to buddy up for San Diego Comic Con. That’s exactly what Leen Isabel and Nguyen Dong have done. The husband and wife team are bringing you two … Continue reading SDCC Spotlight: Leen Isabel and Nguyen Dong

The Ten Percent: Red Beard [Akahige] (1965)

“Ninety percent of everything is crud.” – Theodore Sturgeon Hello, Readers All, and welcome to another edition of “The Ten Percent,” where K. Dale Koontz and I take turns talking … Continue reading The Ten Percent: Red Beard [Akahige] (1965)

JP Fallavollita On…Star Blazers

Each week, one of Biff Bam Pop’s illustrious writers will delve into one of their favourite things. Perhaps it’s a movie or album they’ve carried with them for years. Maybe … Continue reading JP Fallavollita On…Star Blazers

Konnichiwa To Batman: The Jiro Kuwata Batmanga Vol. 1 On The Wednesday Run

One of the coolest things about comic books is that they are beloved across globe and embraced by so many different nations. Not only does that mean that there is … Continue reading Konnichiwa To Batman: The Jiro Kuwata Batmanga Vol. 1 On The Wednesday Run

Ronin Deluxe Edition Is Classic SF&F On The Wednesday Run

Summer’s well over and it already feels like Fall has come and gone – and Halloween is still a week away! That means December holiday shopping is just around the … Continue reading Ronin Deluxe Edition Is Classic SF&F On The Wednesday Run

Saturday At The Movies – Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah

With all the buzz about and rousing success of the new American Godzilla, I thought I might take a look at another Godzilla flick, one from a few years ago, … Continue reading Saturday At The Movies – Godzilla, Mothra and King Ghidorah

Ground Control To Major Tom-BBP! Speaks With The 39 Complex & Yokohama Theatre Group’s Andrew Woolner

Science fiction has always been a genre of storytelling that fires the imagination but, more importantly, sheds a light of truth on the state of the human condition. We have … Continue reading Ground Control To Major Tom-BBP! Speaks With The 39 Complex & Yokohama Theatre Group’s Andrew Woolner