Steven Sloss

Steven Sloss

Steven Sloss is a freelance writer specialising in Japanese special-effects and science-fiction media, and an independent director of audio dramas and podcasts.

Into the Ring: A Quarter-Century of a J-Horror Classic

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Into the Ring: A Quarter-Century of a J-Horror Classic

One of the most iconic J-Horror films of all time, the influence of Ring can be seen today across modern horror and beyond.

2022-10-07 15:33:12By Steven Sloss

No Strings Attached: A Potted History of Puppet Master

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No Strings Attached: A Potted History of Puppet Master

The Puppet Master franchise has run for over 30 years - here's a quick guide on this enduring series.

2022-07-29 14:15:09By Steven Sloss

The Unseen Influence of the Yokai Monsters

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The Unseen Influence of the Yokai Monsters

Daiei’s original iconic trilogy has created an impact that spreads throughout Japanese cinema and beyond.

2022-03-01 16:37:25By Steven Sloss

The Mighty B-Kong Men: An Introduction to Kongsploitation

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The Mighty B-Kong Men: An Introduction to Kongsploitation

Big ape films don't begin and end with King Kong - we examine more wild behaviour in the world of Kongsploitation.

2022-02-03 10:35:05By Steven Sloss

The Invincible Noriaki Yuasa

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The Invincible Noriaki Yuasa

Famous for his work on the Gamera series, Japanese director Noriaki Yuasa imbued his films with a charm that has fortified their legacy.

2022-01-12 18:09:08By Steven Sloss