The full-bore insanity that is “TV ad wizard” Nobuhiko Obayashi’s 1977 horror film House is getting a re-release courtesy of Janus. Even the trailer is pretty unforgettable. Yes, the Japanese were freaked out about wet black hair even back in the 1970s. Godiego are still going strong, having released a box set in 2008. Visit their Web site.
As an added attraction, here is an advertisement for Mandom cologne, directed by Obayashi and starring Charles Bronson. Just the kind of guy you want to to pronounce wisdom like “All the world loves a lover.”