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by chazgower01
Yesterday, 23:59
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
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Views: 346334

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

I need to see this... curious to see how much of early 70's Bangkok I can recognize... You were in Bangkok in the early 70s? :thumbs: No no... how much early 70''s Bangkok I can recognize by how it looks now! Forbidden Tale of the Genroku Era (aka The Story of a Nymphomaniac (好色元禄㊙物語) (Japan, 1975)...
by chazgower01
Yesterday, 03:38
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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Forbidden Tale of the Genroku Era (aka The Story of a Nymphomaniac (好色元禄㊙物語) (Japan, 1975) 'Fan Sub’ DVD 3/5 dir: Ikuo Sekimoto Yuriko Hishimi is Natsu, a golddigger in old Japan who isn’t interested in romance, only money. Her sister (Maki Tachibana) believes in love and marriage and that her lose...
by chazgower01
Yesterday, 03:36
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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Duel Of Fists 3/5 David Chiang heads out to Thailand in search of his long lost brother Ti Lung,who it turns out is a up and coming Thai boxer being hassled by the great and dodgy Chen Sing. A change of pace for a Shaw movie,pretty decent. I need to see this... curious to see how much of early 70's...
by chazgower01
17 Feb 2018, 18:41
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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

Massacre Gun (みな殺しの拳銃) (Japan, 1967) [VoD] - 2/5 Hitman Joe Shishido and his yakuza brothers, hothead Tatsuya Fuji and failed-boxer-in-love Jiro Okazaki, turn against their rotten boss and try to make money on their own. A rather tiresome Nikkatsu yakuza film that smells of a programmer picture. It...
by chazgower01
15 Feb 2018, 13:36
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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

MAJISUKA GAKUEN 4 マジすか学園 4 (Japan, 2015) Rakuten VIKI 4/5 (though incomplete) Majisuka Gakuen 4 is the fourth season of a show starring girls from the Japanese Pop Band AKB48. Rather than starring in a breezy show about how 'kewl' high school is, this is instead a rather bleak story about high scho...
by chazgower01
12 Feb 2018, 13:00
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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Hanzo The Razor: Sword of Justice (Japan, 1972) Fimstruck VOD 3/5 dir: Kenji Misumi For those going into this thinking it would be a traditional samurai movie, they’d get a big surprise. Set in feudal Japan it begins with a ceremony of police officers signing their blood oath of upholding the law -...
by chazgower01
11 Feb 2018, 04:46
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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Good info! And speaking of Daiei's Mari Atsumi, I just happened to check one of my favorite websites (pulpinternational.com) and there was a story on Atsumi just 3 days ago! Looks like she put on some weight... http://www.pulpinternational.com/pulp/entry/Vintage-poster-for-Zoku-Imokinchaku-with-Mari...
by chazgower01
11 Feb 2018, 04:00
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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The Hot Little Girl (Japan, 1970) Japanese DVD 2/5 dir: Yasuzo Masumura I guess Daiei Studios tried jumping on the sleaze train as they were headed toward their demise, introducing Mari Atsumi to the world. I hadn't seen one of her movies yet, this was my first (roughly her 14th), but it's one they...
by chazgower01
09 Feb 2018, 14:25
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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

dir: Korayoshi Kurahara dir: Korayoshi Kurahara dir. Koreyoshi Kurasawa A few more films and you'll eventually get Koreyoshi Kurahara 's name right ;) :lol: lol my spellcheck has a mind of it's own, especially when I write on my iphone. Strangely enough, it was spelled correctly in all the same cut...
by chazgower01
08 Feb 2018, 04:21
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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I Am Waiting (Japan, 1957) FilmStruck VOD 3.5/5 dir. Koreyoshi Kurahara An early success in Nikkatsu's attempt to capitalize on the American crime noir market, this is also the first full film from director Koreyoshi Kurahara. Featuring Yujiro Ishihara and Mie Kitahara, who starred in 'Crazed Fruit...
by chazgower01
06 Feb 2018, 12:41
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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Zero Woman: Red Handcuffs (0課の女 赤い手錠) (Japan, 1974) [35mm] - 4.5/5 Superb, unbelievably violent action thriller... I bought the UK copy from Amazon UK and it should be here any day... can't wait to see this.... UK copy? Surely hell will freeze before BBFC will allow Zero Woman to be released uncut ...
by chazgower01
06 Feb 2018, 04:42
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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Violent Panic: The Big Crash (Japan, 1976) DVD 4/5 dir: Kinji Fukasaku One of Miki Sugimoto’s last movies, she plays the love interest of a bank robber (Tsunehiko Watase, again, but that’s ok!), who she slowly wins over, even though he has more than his share of problems. His partner gets killed in...
by chazgower01
06 Feb 2018, 04:39
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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

Zero Woman: Red Handcuffs (0課の女 赤い手錠) (Japan, 1974) [35mm] - 4.5/5 Superb, unbelievably violent action thriller... I bought the UK copy from Amazon UK and it should be here any day... can't wait to see this.... https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/91nPK8pgtoL._SY445_.jpg
by chazgower01
04 Feb 2018, 02:30
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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Tokyo Gore Police (Japan, 2008) Netflix DVD 2.5/5 dir: Yoshihiro Nishimura I’m not a gore fan. When it comes to movies with sex and violence, I generally lean much more toward the sex. Gore though… it either looks fake, or it looks gross. Which is why my enjoyment of Machine Girl kinda puzzled me. ...
by chazgower01
03 Feb 2018, 01:53
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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Thirst For Love (Japan, 1967) FilmstruckVOD 3.5/5 dir: Koreyoshi Kurahara My fourth Kurahara movie, I’m continually impressed by his style, considering I had previously been completely unaware of him. From the very opening scene, we're shown, that what there is more going on underneath the surface ...
by chazgower01
31 Jan 2018, 14:27
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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

If we only had film fests like that here!
by chazgower01
29 Jan 2018, 12:45
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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Furyo Bancho Ichimou dajin (Delinquent Boss: Rounded Up) (Japan, 1972) DVD 2/5 One of the last, if not THE last of 16 or so Furyo Bancho movies, this survives solely because of the star power involved and a scene that Yuriko Hishimi fans won’t want to miss. It’s the same story, minus the rape for f...
by chazgower01
29 Jan 2018, 11:39
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Books on Asian Film
Replies: 32
Views: 8654

Re: Books on Asian Film

Looks like Meiko Kaji is releasing an autobiography on March 8th....

https://www.amazon.co.jp/o/ASIN/4163908099/

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by chazgower01
29 Jan 2018, 03:26
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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Intimidation (Japan, 1960) FilmstruckVOD 4/5 dir: Koreyoshi Kurahara A neat little crime noir film, director Koreyoshi Kurahara has a good story here to go along with his exceptional framing abilities. You’d almost think you were watching classic Hitchcock. Takita (Nobuo Kaneko) is a bank manager p...
by chazgower01
27 Jan 2018, 13:57
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
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Views: 346334

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Black Sun (Japan, 1964) FilmstruckVOD 2.5/5 dir: Koreyoshi Kurahara Tamio Kawaji is back as Akira from ’The Warped Ones', squatting in an old abandoned building and grooving out to jazz records. His black friend Gill is also back (Chico Roland), only this time they don’t know each other (maybe this...
by chazgower01
25 Jan 2018, 22:51
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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Hangyaku no melody (1970), which is already on DVD and Nihon saidai no kaoyaku (1970) aka Greatest Boss of Japan, which I'm not sure about.
by chazgower01
25 Jan 2018, 13:58
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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The Gambling Monk (競輪上人行状記) (Japan, 1963) [35mm] - 3/5 This'll be a tough one to track down, but I added it to my list.... Kaettekita ookami (帰ってきた狼) (Japan, 1966) [DCP] - 4/5 And this is a must see... Has it ever been released even on VHS do you know? I have a few Meiko Kaji films I found on VHS, ...
by chazgower01
24 Jan 2018, 13:11
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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Girl Boss 6: Mano-a-Mano (aka Diamond Showdown) (女番長 タイマン勝負) (Japan, 1974) DVD 3/5 dir: Ikuo Sekimoto Number 6 in the series of Girl Boss movies, this and the last one are directed by Ikuo Sekimoto. Again in this installment, we get a lot of the traditional Girl Boss flavor: Prison fights, revenge,...
by chazgower01
24 Jan 2018, 03:53
Forum: Bargains / Suppliers / Classifieds
Topic: Chuck Gower's want list!
Replies: 4
Views: 129

Re: Chuck Gower's want list!

UPDATED: Bolded titles I now have or have seen. 1. Parts of this list is lifted from one or two other members lists posted a while back. I researched all of the films on the list and thought "I want those too!" 2. This list will never be complete.... 3. The first title I'm ordering the Jap...
by chazgower01
23 Jan 2018, 13:12
Forum: Reviews & Comparisons
Topic: What asian film/series have you just seen.. marks out of 5
Replies: 4174
Views: 346334

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The Warped Ones (Japan, 1960) FilmstruckVOD 4/5 dir: Koreyoshi Kurahara Must’ve seemed raw and shocking when it was released, it’s the story of a Japanese delinquent, Akira (Tamio Kawaji, in an early role), who lives to have fun, have sex, and stir up trouble. The hand held camera, and the black an...

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