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by Gaijin84
24 Jun 2009, 14:47
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Japanese cult cinema thread
Replies: 423
Views: 304417

good lord that's cool

I wonder if all 90 films of his are available on DVD individually. If not this seems to indicate that they could be soon.
by Gaijin84
12 Jun 2009, 21:56
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)
Replies: 561
Views: 418812

Has anyone picked up this book yet?
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My copy arrived today and I'm wondering what to expect... from the cover alone I expect an interesting read :wink:
by Gaijin84
12 Jun 2009, 18:23
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Japanese cult cinema thread
Replies: 423
Views: 304417

Thanks! I did a quick calculation from the ones you mentioned for the Toei movie "The Winter Camellia (Kantsubaki - 寒椿)" - 6/1 release cdJapan - 3000 yen + 500 yen shipping = 3500 yen ($35.64) YesAsia - $34.99 + free shipping Amazon - 3000 yen + 2000 yen shipping! = 5000 yen ...
by Gaijin84
12 Jun 2009, 17:22
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Japanese cult cinema thread
Replies: 423
Views: 304417

Toei's dvds are heavily over-priced (especially TV shows) but then again, who else is releasing 4-6 classic Toei movies every month year after year? Good point - my bank account is suffering as a result. Where do you recommend buying them from (and shipping overseas) to reduce financial damage as m...
by Gaijin84
12 Jun 2009, 15:29
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Japanese cult cinema thread
Replies: 423
Views: 304417

Regarding Toei's limited pressing releases (i.e. the recent Etsuko Shihomi set), is it common for all these to have virtually no extras and no Japanese subtitles? I just got The Long Chase and was surprised how bare bones it was for ~$30.
by Gaijin84
11 Jun 2009, 16:50
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Japanese cult cinema thread
Replies: 423
Views: 304417

HungFist - your reviews here are invaluable, thanks! Over the past year or so Cinema Epoch have quietly built themselves into one tasty little boutique label for fans of unusual film, particularly of the Asian variety, and the menu just expanded considerably. The company picked up a fistful of class...

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