On Fri, 21 Oct 1994, Randy Riddle wrote: > I recently picked up a hilarious and technically fascinating film from > Japan on videocassette that I had never heard of before, made around 1992. > > Filmed in black and white, it uses stop-motion animation and elaborate > make up and costume effects to tell the story of a man who basically > turns into a heap of junkyard rubble. > > I'm curious if anyone else has heard of this film and knows anything > about the filmmaker -- has he/she done anything else? > > Considering the recent discussions of "NBK" and "Pulp Fiction", I found > "Iron Man" interesting in that it combines some very violent, bloody > sequences with sex, forming an interesting commentary on how pop media > have combined the two. > > The story-telling style is quite similar to that of "NBK" as well. > > > Randy A. Riddle > [log in to unmask] > Killer film, huh. Yeah, I got a chance (two years ago, I think) to actually see it projected, very nice. Have you see "Akira"? It's a post-modern cartoon along (sort-of) the same lines. The secondary character is Tetsuo. Later, Ian.