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Taiwan Noir 18: The Big Calamity


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This slowly more widespread 1976 movie The Big Calamity (aka War God) is an event unlike any other from Taiwan. An event that sparks giddiness in even non fans of the men in suits smashing buildings and battling other man in suits-movies. Taiwan was a little Kaiju-engine that could

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Running Times:
00m 00s – Intro/The Big Calamity production background/Taiwan Kaiju through the ages
42m 00s – Chen Hung-min bio/discussion
51m 58s – General Guan Yau background
58m 18s – The Big Calamity review

Show Links:

Taiwan Noir at Stitcher
Sleazy K’s Video
Die, Danger, Die Die Kill (aka 4DK) – FacebookTwitter
Golden Ninja Warrior Chronicles – Taiwan Black Movies posts
Infernal Brains – Podcast
Teleport City
4DK’s Monthly Movie Shout Down
9th floor radio – Pop Offensive
Funky Bollywood: The Wild World of 1970s Indian Action Cinema – Facebook
Order Funky Bollywood at Fab Press
The Big Calamity – 4DK review
The Big Calamity – review
Taiwanese Giant Monster films – podcast part 1, part 2
Watch The Big Calamity on You Tube

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