Let’s watch

It’s our anniversary of our first date, so I say “Let’s watch a movie!” and May says ok, which one, and I say, “How about Attack of the Mushroom People?” and May says, “What’s it about?

Matango_1963_poster

and I say listen, it’s TOHO, it’s 1963 and it is called Matango: Attack of the Mushroom People — how could there be anything else to know?  well, if you must know, there’s http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0057295/ where we learn how the film was nearly banned in Japan because the makeup was very reminiscent of how many people looked after the atomic bombing.
 

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I am a musician but I am a different sort of musician
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4 Responses to Let’s watch

  1. Anonymous says:

    Just for starters, while not an overt comedy, we start off with the same passenger/crew list as Gilligan’s Island:

  2. Anonymous says:

    youch — that’s nasty: posterous lets you write a fab long comment, then hacks it down to a twitter discarding the rest!

  3. Anonymous says:

    Matango (63) maybe seeds Gilligan(64) and echos Lord of the Flies (63), Lifeboat(44) and Body Snatchers (56) but is its own statement.

  4. Anonymous says:

    and that statement is not at all what you’d expect from what I’ve said so far 🙂

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