GUNHED MEMORIES! Brenda Bakke on Her Starring Role in Toho’s Futuristic Actioner!

Brenda Bakke is an American actress who landed one of her first starring roles in Japan. Born in Klamath Falls, Oregon, Ms. Bakke grew up in Beaverton, located in the outskirts of Portland. When she reached the age of 18, Ms. Bakke moved to Los Angeles to pursue her dream of acting. Because she wanted … Continue reading GUNHED MEMORIES! Brenda Bakke on Her Starring Role in Toho’s Futuristic Actioner!

JAPAN AND ITS SPECIAL EFFECTS! Oscar Winner Richard Edlund on His Interest in the Land of the Rising Sun and Godzilla!

Richard Edlund is a four-time Academy Award winner (winning for Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Raiders of the Lost Ark, and Return of the Jedi) who helped revolutionize the area of visual effects in moviemaking. Mr. Edlund's extensive effects credits include such blockbusters as: Poltergeist (1982), Ghostbusters (1984), Die Hard (1988), Batman Returns (1992), … Continue reading JAPAN AND ITS SPECIAL EFFECTS! Oscar Winner Richard Edlund on His Interest in the Land of the Rising Sun and Godzilla!