Ultraman Tiga Side Story: Revival of the Ancient Giant (2001)

Ultraman Tiga Side Story: Revival of the Ancient Giant (2001)

Article 6801 by Dave Sindelar

Date: 3-17-2023

Director unknown
Featuring Hiroshi Nagano, Shogo Yamaguchi, Makoto Kamijo
Country : Japan
What it is: Direct to video Ultraman thrills

The son of the original Ultraman Tiga goes through a time warp and ends up in the past, where he helps in the eternal fight between light and darkness.

One sure way to make me think something is going to be chintzy is if it’s direct to video. “Ultraman Tiga” was one of the better entries of the Ultraman franchise, with some very interesting episodes, while this side story feels pretty ordinary. In length it matches to two regular episodes to the series. Still, if you’re an Ultraman fan, this would still pass muster.

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Ultraman Zearth 2 (1997)

Ultraman Zearth 2 (1997)

Article 6080 by Dave Sindelar

Date: 2-25-2023

Directed by Kazuya Konaka

Featuring Masaharu Sekiguchi, Takaaki Ishibashi, Noritake KinashiW

Country: Japan

What it is: Ultraman sequel

After a humiliating defeat by a dark Ultraman, Ultraman Zearth’s human identity suffers great despair and loses his self-confidence.  Can he regain it before the dark Ultraman returns?
The sequel ratchets back the overt comedy of the first movie, largely because the central internal battle Zearth must contend with this time is more substantial than the germophobia of the first movie.  Still, there are laughs to be hand here, such as the monster robot added to the MYDO team along with a geeky technology expert.  Overall it comes off a little like an episode from “Ultraman Leo” in that the plot hinges on our hero accomplishing a near impossible task to strengthen his abilities.  Apparently these two movies featured a number of actors from the original series from the sixties and seventies. All in all, it’s amusing enough, though I do see why this one stuck to two movies rather than a whole series.

Ultraman Zearth (1996)

Ultraman Zearth (1996)
aka Urutoraman Zeasu
Article 6079 by Dave Sindelar
Date: 2-20-2023
Directed by Shinya Nakajima
Featuring Masaharu Sekiguchi, Takaaki Ishibashi, Noritake Kinashi
Country: Japan
What is: Movie version of TV hero

A space alien combines forces with a gold-eating monster to trick Ultraman Zearth into destroying the Earth.

I’ve been on a bit of an Ultraman binge lately, which is actually a pretty big order. Ultraman Zearth never had an actual TV series as such, but he was featured in two movies about the time “Ultraman Tiga” was popular. The movie is really no longer than two episodes of the series, and I was surprised that this one is mostly played for laughs. Our hero appears to be in training; he’s not an official member of whatever iteration of the monster-fighting force this one features, but a trainee, and he seems to have two weaknesses to overcome: bad aim and an obsession with cleanliness. I wouldn’t recommend this one who is trying the series out for the first time; much of the humor is based on what you know about the series. My favorite joke is discovering what the headquarters of the monster-fighting team are.

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Ne le criez pas sur les toits (1943)

Near Dark (1987)

The Neanderthal Man (1953)

Nebelmorder (1964)

Nebo zovyot (1959)

Necromancy (1972)

Necropolis (1970)

Neither the Sea nor the Sand (1972)

Neo Tokyo (1987)

The Neptune Factor (1973)

Neptune Nonsense (1936)

Neptune’s Daughters (1900)

The Nesting (1981)

The Net (1953)

Neutron Against the Death Robots (1960)

Neutron Battles the Karate Assassins (1965)

Neutron the Atomic Super-Man and the Black Mask (1962)

Neutron vs. the Amazing Dr. Caronte (1963)

Neutron vs. the Maniac (1962)

Never Kick a Woman (1936)

Never Pick-Up a Stranger (1979)

Never Say Never Again (1983)

The Neverending Story (1984)

The New Adventures of Tarzan (1935)

The New Gulliver (1939)

The New House (1972)

The New Lord of the Town (1908)

The New Original Wonder Woman (1975)

New Year’s Evil (1980)

New York Ripper (1982)

Next of Kin (1984)

The Next Victim (1976)

The Next Voice You Here… (1950)

Night after Night after Night (1969)

The Night Before Christmas (1905)

The Night Before Christmas (1933)

The Night Before Christmas (1941)

The Night Before Christmas (1946)

Night Call Nurses (1972)

The Night Caller (1965)

Night Child (1972)

The Night Child (1975)

Night Creatures (1962)

Night Cries (1978)

The Night Evelyn Came Out of the Grave (1971)

Night Fright (1968)

Night Gallery (1969)

Night Games (1980)

The Night God Screamed (1971)

Night has a Thousand Eyes (1948)

The Night has Eyes (1942)

Night in Paradise (1946)

Night Key (1937)

Night Life (1989)

The Night Life of the Gods (1935)

Night Monster (1942)

Night Must Fall (1937)

Night Must Fall (1964)

The Night My Number Came Up (1957)

The Night Nurse (1978)

The Night of a Thousand Cats (1972)

Night of Bloody Horror (1969)

Night of Dark Shadows (1971)

Night of Horror (1981)

A Night of Magic (1944)

Night of Terror (1933)

Night of the Big Heat (1967)

Night of the Blood Beast (1958)

Night of the Bloody Apes (1968)

Night of the Cobra Woman (1972)

Night of the Creeps (1986)

Night of the Death Cult (1975)

Night of the Demon (1980)

Night of the Devils (1972)

The Night of the Following Day (1968)

Night of the Ghoul (1975)

Night of the Ghouls (1959)

The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Night of the Lepus (1972)

Night of the Living Dead (1968)

The Night of the Sorcerers (1974)

The Night of the Strangler (1972)

The Night of the Vampire (1970)

Night of the Witches (1970)

Night of the Zombies II (1981)

Night of Violence (1966)

Night on Bald Mountain (1933)

Night School (1981)

Night Slaves (1970)

The Night Stalker (1972)

Night Star, Goddess of Electra (1964)

The Night Strangler (1973)

Night Terror (1977)

The Night that Panicked America (1975)

The Night the World Exploded (1957)

The Night They Killed Rasputin (1960)

Night Tide (1961)

Night Train to Terror (1985)

Night Unto Night (1949)

The Night Visitor (1971)

The Night Walker (1964)

Night Warning (1983)

Night Watch (1973)

The Night Watchman (1938)

The Night We Got the Bird (1961)

The Nightcomers (1972)

A Nightmare (1896)

Nightmare (1956)

Nightmare (1964)

Nightmare (1972)

Nightmare Alley (1947)

Nightmare at Shadow Woods (1987)

Nightmare Castle (1965)

Nightmare Classics: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde / A Turn of the Screw (1989)

Nightmare in Blood (1978)

Nightmare in Wax (1969)

The Nightmare Never Ends (1980)

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Nightmares (1983)

Nightmares in a Damaged Brain (1981)

The Nights of Terror (1980)

Nightstalker (1979)

Nightwing (1979)

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1984 (1956)

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1984)

1941 (1941)

1990: The Bronx Warriors (1982)

Ninja III: The Domination (1984)

The Ninth Configuration (1980)

The Ninth Guest (1934)

The Nitwits (1935)

Nix on Hypnotricks (1941)

No Blade of Grass (1970)

No Holds Barred (1952)

No More Bald Men (1908)

No Survivors, Please (1964)

Noah’s Ark (1928)

Noch pered Rozhdestvom (1913)

Nocturna (1979)

Nocturne (1954)

Noita palaa elamaan (1952)

Non-Stop New York (1937)

Die Nonne von Verona (1973)

Nonsense Story D One: Monkey Island (1931)

The Norliss Tapes (1973)

Nosferatu (1922)

Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (1979)

Not of this Earth (1957)

Nothing but the Night (1973)

Nothing Lasts Forever (1984)

Nothing Venture (1948)

La notte dei dannati (1971)

A nous la liberte (1931)

Now Hear This (1962)

Now You See Him, Now You Don’t (1972)

The Nude Bomb (1980)

Nude … si muore (1968)

The Nude Vampire (1969)

La nuit fantastique (1942)

Nuits rouges (1974)

Number 1 (1939)

Number 4: Manteca (1947)

Number 5: Circular Tensions: Homage to Oskar Fischinger (1949)

Nur Tote Zeugen Schweigen (1962)

Nurse-Mates (1940)

Nurse Sherri (1978)

Nursery Favorites (1913)

Nursery Scandal (1932)

The Nurse’s Secret (1941)

The Nutty Professor (1963)

Die Nylonschlinge (1963)

A Nymph of the Waves (1900)

Nyoka and the Tigermen (1942)

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A Christmas Carol (1984)

A Christmas Carol (1984)
Article 6078 by Dave Sindelar
Date: 12-7-2022
Directed by Clive Donner
Featuring George C. Scott, Frank Finlay, Angela Pleasence
Country: UK / USA
What it is: You know the story

Ebenezer Scrooge finds himself haunted by spirits intent on making him understand the greatness of Christmas and to abandon his miserly ways before it’s too lateā€¦

This version of the Dickens favorite came highly recommended to me from several people, most of them stressing the excellent performance of George C. Scott. And though I have no issue with Scott’s grounded and nuanced take on the Scrooge character, it isn’t the main attraction for me here. Rather, it’s the well-constructed script which keeps a razor-sharp focus on the story it’s telling. It’s clear that this version’s goal is to emphasize just what needs to happen to Scrooge for him to make the necessary changes to his character to emerge as he does in the final moments. That is not an easy task; the story is so famous that it’s easy to get lost in the little traps, such as turning Scrooge into a icon of miserliness or turning the whole show into one big Christmas party. And, like the Alastair Sim version, by keeping its focus, it helps me to appreciate and understand the roles that certain characters play in Dickens’ story; for example, it’s the first movie version where I really felt Fezziwig was a necessary character. The movie has a few very minor flaws, but it is one of the best versions out there, and I’m always glad to see David Warner cast against type, here playing Bob Cratchit.

Santa Claus (1925)

Santa Claus (1925)
Article 6077 by Dave Sindelar
Date: 12-4-2022
Directed by Frank E. Kleinschmidt
Cast unknown
Country: USA
What it is: Santa’s life on film

Two children wait up for Santa and ask him how he spends the rest of his year.

I’m rather surprised that I haven’t reviewed this one yet. This 29-minute silent short which purports to tell us how Santa Claus spends his time during the rest of the year is a genuinely charming Christmas short, in which I learn (among other things) that Walruses are goblins, the Easter Bunny drops by and trades information with Santa about the children they visit, and that Santa spends Saturdays visiting his closest neighbors, the Eskimos. Sure, these amount to little more than whimsical details, but it displays a certain creativity and is highly entertaining. If I were to put together a collection of the best Christmas shorts I’ve seen, this one would be on it.