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by Guro Taku
19 May 2019, 09:09
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: The Hisayasu Sato thread
Replies: 20
Views: 3819

Re: The Hisayasu Sato thread

https://www.imgbox.de/users/gurotaku/abno.jpg And a classic Sato-ism: "I think a camera is a weapon that changes the way we look at facts." Sato was speaking metaphorically here, of course, but a camera becomes a literal murder weapon in a Abnormal (アブノーマル 陰虐, 1988) , a film he made a year after Lo...
by Guro Taku
13 May 2019, 01:21
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4695
Views: 432763

Re: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5

The Wandering Earth (流浪地球) (China, 2019) [netflix] - 2/5 The Chinese version of an Roland Emmerich sci-fi disaster flick. Lolita Vibrator Torture (ロリータ・バイブ責め) (Japan, 1987) [DVD] - 4/5 An essential exploitation flick with plenty of thematic aspects and ideas to chew on if you can look past the surf...
by Guro Taku
12 May 2019, 21:31
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: The Hisayasu Sato thread
Replies: 20
Views: 3819

Re: The Hisayasu Sato thread

I'll probably never end up seeing most of these films, but the reviews are much appreciated. I haven't really reviewed (m)any must-see Sato films in this thread so far. Office Lady Rape: Disgrace! (OL暴行汚す, 1986) is the closest to that kind of thing of the titles covered above. The rest is more for ...
by Guro Taku
11 May 2019, 01:11
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: The Hisayasu Sato thread
Replies: 20
Views: 3819

Re: The Hisayasu Sato thread

https://www.imgbox.de/users/gurotaku/d.jpg Wife in Mourning: Pubic-Shaved Rope Slave (喪服妻と縄 そっと剃って!) for once has title that fits what the film is about. It's another Sato/Godai collaboration, this time from 1993. The script is a bit more interesting than the one for Wife's Perverted Beauty Salon ,...
by Guro Taku
10 May 2019, 02:02
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: The Hisayasu Sato thread
Replies: 20
Views: 3819

Re: The Hisayasu Sato thread

https://www.imgbox.de/users/gurotaku/Untitled.jpg Wife's Perverted Beauty Salon (人妻変態美容師, 1994) is another minor entry into Sato's filmography that mostly coasts by on style. Kyoko Godai's screenplay isn't exactly complex, detailing the story of Marie, who got a beauty salon as an alimony payment i...
by Guro Taku
07 May 2019, 17:18
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What general film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 9826
Views: 627180

Re: What general film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5

10 to Midnight (USA, 1983) dvd 3/5 It was also an obvious... "influence" on Bret Easton Ellis when he wrote American Psycho. Dragged Across Concrete (USA/Canada, 2018) [DCP] - 4/5 Zahler's new film is almost 3 hours long but I never even noticed. Gritty, suspenseful and with a number of steller per...
by Guro Taku
05 May 2019, 09:19
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Tunguska Butterfly - Asami's Final Film?
Replies: 2
Views: 89

Re: Tunguska Butterfly - Asami's Final Film?

It'll have its world premiere this month at a film festival in Hamburg, Germany of all places. I expect a trailer and some reviews will arrive soon.
by Guro Taku
04 May 2019, 14:13
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Kazuo Koike (1936-2019)
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Kazuo Koike (1936-2019)

This news is already a few weeks old but it shouldn't go without mention, I think. Kazuo Koike was responsible for the source mangas for some of the most beloved and batshit insane films to ever come out of Asia: LONE WOLF AND CUB, LADY SNOWBLOOD, HANZO THE RAZOR, DEMON SPIES, CRYING FREEMAN and, of...
by Guro Taku
04 May 2019, 12:33
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4695
Views: 432763

Re: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5

Price of a Married Woman: Fragrant Desires (人妻の値段 匂いたつ欲望, 2001) [DVD] - 2.5/5 Starts like a standard Sato film with a lonely guy stealing garbage and then reading people's sex lives by sniffing and analyzing the waste - which leads to flashback sex scenes. Amusing as this is, the real story starts ...
by Guro Taku
04 May 2019, 12:05
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: The Hisayasu Sato thread
Replies: 20
Views: 3819

Re: The Hisayasu Sato thread

https://www.imgbox.de/users/gurotaku/pe_leg0151_01.jpg Price of a Married Woman: Fragrant Desires (人妻の値段 匂いたつ欲望, 2001) starts like a standard Sato film with a lonely guy stealing garbage and then reading people's sex lives by sniffing and analyzing the waste - which leads to flashback sex scenes. A...
by Guro Taku
01 May 2019, 22:01
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Tunguska Butterfly - Asami's Final Film?
Replies: 2
Views: 89

Tunguska Butterfly - Asami's Final Film?

https://www.imgbox.de/users/gurotaku/tun12.jpg That's how it's marketed at least. Not sure if it's related to her batte with cancer or previous comments she made about wanting to focus more on her career as a singer. TUNGUSKA BUTTERFLY casts her as Saki, a former elite soldier and professional thie...
by Guro Taku
27 Apr 2019, 20:45
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4695
Views: 432763

Re: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5

The Little Match Murder Girl (マッチ売りの殺人少女) (Japan, 2014) [DVD] - 3/5 Erotic horror offering from Naoyuki Tomomatsu with a much better and more engaging script than I expected. There is only one overlong lecture early on during a sex scene where a guy explains how the attempted military coup from 2.2...
by Guro Taku
27 Apr 2019, 15:10
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What general film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 9826
Views: 627180

Re: What general film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5

High Life (UK/France/Germany/Poland/USA, 2018) [DCP] - 4/5 Robert Pattinson lectures a toddler on the taboo of coprophagia, then proceeds to toss half a dozen cryogenically forzen corpses out of a spaceship's airlock. And that's all before the opening credits. Flashbacks reveal the purpose of the m...
by Guro Taku
27 Apr 2019, 14:11
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: The Hisayasu Sato thread
Replies: 20
Views: 3819

Re: The Hisayasu Sato thread

Love - Zero = Infinity (いやらしい人妻 濡れる, 1994) was added to DMM/FANZA's selection of Sato's films today, exactly 2 months after they added Turtle Vision. The film never had any home video release in Japan, not even on VHS, but of course was released on DVD by Artsmagic in the US. Checking through other...
by Guro Taku
26 Apr 2019, 12:50
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)
Replies: 604
Views: 486572

Re: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)

Maybe FANZA/DMM is just dedicated to shit quality and trying to make their HD streams look equally bad as the VHS era stuff? Amazing dedication, if that's the case, but really unfortunate because it's much easier for me to purchase from them than from amazon. As for Sex Crime Coast, I think it looks...
by Guro Taku
21 Apr 2019, 09:11
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Kuru (Tetsuya Nakashima, 2018)
Replies: 1
Views: 335

Re: Kuru (Tetsuya Nakashima, 2018)

Blu-ray/DVD on July 3rd:

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by Guro Taku
21 Apr 2019, 08:51
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What general film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 9826
Views: 627180

Re: What general film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5

The Manitou (Canada/USA, 1978) [BD] - 4/5 Completely insane premise of a woman's neck getting pregnant with the evil 400 year old Native American medicine man's reincarnated fetus is treated 100% deadly serious in William Girdler's film. It starts outrageous enough but nothing can prepare anyone fo...
by Guro Taku
20 Apr 2019, 21:25
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Violence Voyager (Ujicha, 2018)
Replies: 2
Views: 428

Re: Violence Voyager (Ujicha, 2018)

Japanese theatrical release (probably very limited) starts on May 24th.

Website with new trailer: http://violencevoyager.com/
by Guro Taku
20 Apr 2019, 20:09
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)
Replies: 604
Views: 486572

Re: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)

I can't find any mention of it on Nikkatsu's Roman Porno website yet but it looks like there'll be two more batches of BD/DVDs released through Happinet on August 2nd and November 2nd! Both batches will consist of 2 BDs and 6 DVDs plus a number of cheap re-releases of films previously available on G...
by Guro Taku
18 Apr 2019, 19:23
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4695
Views: 432763

Re: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5

I like BEWITCHED but I liked it more when Kuei Chih Hung himself basically remade it as THE BOXER'S OMEN. Also thanks for reviewing the HEX "sequel". I've been curious about those for a while and so far I think I'll gladly stay ignorant.
by Guro Taku
15 Apr 2019, 20:36
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4695
Views: 432763

Re: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5

Scissor Dick (本当はエログロいイソップ寓話 シザーチンP) (Japan, 2018) [DVD] - 2.5/5 A highly anticipated film for me and ultimately a disappointment. Director Naoyuki Tomomatsu again uses much of the running time for insane rants about misandry and how anti-molestation laws will lead to mankind's extinction. There's ...
by Guro Taku
13 Apr 2019, 22:56
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4695
Views: 432763

Re: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5

Wet Lust: Opening the Tulip (濡れた欲情・ひらけ!チューリップ) (Japan, 1975) [DVD] - 2.5/5 A Tatsumi Kumashiro film that was recently released on DVD by Happinet. It's set in the world of pachinko parlours and follows two lowlives called Akira (Masami Ishii) and Hiroshi (Kiyoyasu Adachi). Hiroshi is a ladies man b...
by Guro Taku
09 Apr 2019, 19:53
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4695
Views: 432763

Re: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5

Banned Book: Carnal Prayer Mat (発禁 肉蒲団) (Japan, 1975) [VoD] - 4/5 While this was ostensibly directed by Nobuaki Shirai, it's screenwriter (and actor) Atsushi Yamatoya's influence and fingerprints that are all over this film. Beating Fan Ho (Yu Pui Tsuen, 1987) and Michael Mak (Sex und Zen, 1991) by...
by Guro Taku
05 Apr 2019, 16:17
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Bianca Overstudy (Naoyuki Tomomatsu, 2019)
Replies: 0
Views: 103

Bianca Overstudy (Naoyuki Tomomatsu, 2019)

http://i67.tinypic.com/zwl3zo.jpg Naoyuki Tomomatsu's next movie, following on the heels of SCISSOR DICK (2018) , will be an adaptation of Yasutaka Tsutsui's novel BIANCA OVERSTUDY, which was first published in 2012 and was at one point in talks of getting an anime adaptation as well. Yasutaka Tsut...
by Guro Taku
31 Mar 2019, 17:16
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Japanese cult cinema thread
Replies: 436
Views: 340110

Re: Japanese cult cinema thread

I have 7 of their discs so far. Only BTN has the scaled down pamphlet. That must be something they started doing recently. I skipped all the Wakamatsu reissues of films I already owned.

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