So there’s a blind kid in my class, and today we were having really bad thunderstorms in our area. All of the sudden there’s a huge crack of thunder and all the lights go out. Some girl screamed “Oh my god i can’t see anything!” and the blind kid goes “Me either!!” and i just lost it
Kaiju Gaiden is a documentary about independent filmmakers between the 1980’s to the present. These filmmakers are responsible for the continued interest and excitement in Kaiju (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaiju) movies.
Opening title sequence from Katto’s Matango 2.
For periods of time there was no one making Kaiju movies. These filmmakers, some of whom worked together, decided to make their own films and share them with a community who loved them. The fans had become directors, special effects artists, and actors in order to inspire others to spur the genre forward.
Director Shinpei Hayashiya on set of Raiga (2007)
One of the films, Legendary Beast Wolfman vs Godzilla was considered lost. This film was completed, however never released. The documentary will uncover the reasons why. Mr. Shizuo Nakajima has granted us an exclusive interview, and is looking forward to telling his exciting story in the documentary Kaiju Gaiden!
The Wolfman chasing after a rogue helicopter in Nakajima’s WvG.
Each of the filmmakers we plan to interview has their own story to tell. From what I have heard so far I know the audience will surely enjoy hearing them.
More posts on this soon. Hope everyone is having a safe and enjoyable Labor Day weekend!