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by Guro Taku
29 Jul 2014, 19:38
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Gun Woman (2014) - Bloody hell!!!!
Replies: 34
Views: 8977

Re: Gun Woman (2014) - Bloody hell!!!!

What's Kurando's background? His English is ridiculously good.
by Guro Taku
26 Jul 2014, 07:33
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Special Force: Wolf Warrior (2014)
Replies: 1
Views: 1100

Re: Special Force: Wolf Warrior (2014)

Are they saving the transformation scenes in which Adkins turns into a machine-gun toting werewolf for the full trailer?
by Guro Taku
23 Jul 2014, 18:44
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)
Replies: 631
Views: 570993

Re: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)

It's by far my favorite in the entire series. It's been a while since I watched it (on VHS!) but I remember finding it hilarious and very well paced. There are a few definite WTF?!? type scenes in the film where you just stare at the screen open-mouthed and can't belive what just happened. Silly is ...
by Guro Taku
21 Jul 2014, 19:22
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Japanese cult cinema thread
Replies: 455
Views: 370670

Re: Japanese cult cinema thread

One problem may be that the Toei has oversaturated their own dvd rental market. That makes a lot of sense. Kind of like what Geneon did when they pumped out dozens of Nikkatsu roman porno titles within a few months. It was like a decade worth of Christmases for me but even I only cherry-picked the ...
by Guro Taku
21 Jul 2014, 18:55
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Killers (Indonesia-Japan, 2014)
Replies: 12
Views: 6654

Re: Killers (Indonesia-Japan, 2014)

Limited theatrical play in the UK started on July 18th, DVD/Blu-ray will follow on September 1st.

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by Guro Taku
21 Jul 2014, 18:43
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Japanese cult cinema thread
Replies: 455
Views: 370670

Re: Japanese cult cinema thread

I wonder if Toei thinks these more recent films will sell better than their catalogue releases from the 70ies... Do you know how well/poorly the older catalogue titles sold in Japan? For a while I was convinced that there are more fans of these films outside Japan than in Japan itself but your recen...
by Guro Taku
16 Jul 2014, 19:55
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: The Burning Buddha Man (2013)
Replies: 12
Views: 3240

Re: The Burning Buddha Man (2013)

I can confirm the BD has English subtitles for the main feature.

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by Guro Taku
08 Jul 2014, 18:18
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)
Replies: 631
Views: 570993

Re: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)

SHOGUN'S SADISM is getting a Blu-ray release from Japan Shock, the same Dutch label that put out the film on VHS and PAL DVD since the mid-90ies. The recent Toei DVD was a slight improvment over their old DVD but it was a SD transfer so we'll see if they really did their own HD transfer from the 35...
by Guro Taku
05 Jul 2014, 19:48
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Japanese cult cinema thread
Replies: 455
Views: 370670

Re: Japanese cult cinema thread

STRAY CAT ROCK Blu-ray box set from Arrow Video in the UK on September 8th. Includes all 5 films.

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Extras consist of interviews with director Yasuharu Hasebe and actor Tatsuya Fuji.
by Guro Taku
29 Jun 2014, 17:46
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)
Replies: 631
Views: 570993

Re: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)

I love the German cover for New True Story of Woman Condemned to Hell. I think they probably stole it from another WIP film. Interesting to see what they'll do with Lolita Vibrator Torture. Will they release it as The Secret Garden, or... Just VIBRATOR TORTURE might be fine though I have no idea wh...
by Guro Taku
29 Jun 2014, 15:49
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)
Replies: 631
Views: 570993

Re: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)

Looks like we're getting a mixed bag of some DVD premieres and some old hats as far as existing R2J discs go. 新・実録おんな鑑別所 恋獄 True Story of a Woman In Jail: Hell of Love / New True Story of Woman Condemned to Hell - R2J exists - also released in Germany as REVOLTE HINTER GITTERN with a hysterically in...
by Guro Taku
27 Jun 2014, 22:09
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Japanese cult cinema thread
Replies: 455
Views: 370670

Re: Japanese cult cinema thread

HungFist wrote:Lady Battle Cop R2J coming October 10, 2014.
- http://www.amazon.co.jp/gp/product/B00L8R94YW
I doubt it will come close to the female-robot greatness of ROBOTRIX but I'll most definitely support this release with a purchase.
by Guro Taku
27 Jun 2014, 20:37
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Hana-Dama (Lolita Vibrator Torture director, 2014)
Replies: 26
Views: 11180

Re: Hana-Dama (Lolita Vibrator Torture director, 2014)

North American premiere (with English subtitles) at this year's Fantasia Fest in Montreal. Official English title is HANA-DAMA: THE ORIGINS, which hints at the plans by the makers to turn this into a franchise. Not the first time that has happened with a Sato film. SI-SEI (2006) also spawned three s...
by Guro Taku
25 Jun 2014, 08:29
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)
Replies: 631
Views: 570993

Re: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)

That's interesting to hear. The Japan Shock release got mostly very negative reviews both for the picture quality, which is said to be only VHS level, and for its lack of sex and violence. The last two are of course due to the label releasing them with the misleading TOKUGAWA title, suggesting to th...
by Guro Taku
24 Jun 2014, 22:41
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)
Replies: 631
Views: 570993

Re: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)

The one exception was his final Nikkatsu release, Dream Crimes, which however is an utter mess of a neo noir if you ask me. Do you mean 夢犯 (1985), with the Takashi Ishii screenplay? I've been meaning to track that down on VHS eventually, same as ルージュ (1984). Yep. Don't set your expectations too hig...
by Guro Taku
21 Jun 2014, 21:08
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Chotto Kawaii Iron Maiden (Kota Yoshida) (2014)
Replies: 16
Views: 10709

Re: Chotto Kawaii Iron Maiden (Kota Yoshida) (2014)

Yoshida’s also got another manga adaptation coming June: Onna no ana (which translates as, ehm, A Woman's Hole…”). Trailer and site for Onna no ana . June 28th release, distributed in arthouses actually... DVD and Blu-ray release seems to be only one week later, July 2nd. http://i60.tinypic.com/29o...
by Guro Taku
20 Jun 2014, 18:13
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)
Replies: 631
Views: 570993

Re: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)

Has there been any other interesting JP stuff coming out in Germany/Austria? I noticed a couple of films in Daiei's Women's Prison series came out on dvd a few years ago... Decapitation Island (also out on R2J) and another film (not on R2J), but I forgot the title... I can't think of anything else ...
by Guro Taku
20 Jun 2014, 12:36
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)
Replies: 631
Views: 570993

Re: Classic Japanese Exploitation (pinky violence & pink)

http://i57.tinypic.com/iyivcy.jpg SHOGUN'S SADISM is getting a Blu-ray release from Japan Shock, the same Dutch label that put out the film on VHS and PAL DVD since the mid-90ies. The recent Toei DVD was a slight improvment over their old DVD but it was a SD transfer so we'll see if they really did...
by Guro Taku
20 Jun 2014, 12:29
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Re:Born (Tak Sakaguchi, Yuji Shimomura, 2015)
Replies: 22
Views: 11244

Re: Re:Born (Tak Sakaguchi, Yuji Shimomura, 2015)

Great news! I'm a huge fan of DEATH TRANCE and can't wait for this!
by Guro Taku
20 Jun 2014, 12:27
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Gun Woman (2014) - Bloody hell!!!!
Replies: 34
Views: 8977

Re: Gun Woman (2014) - Bloody hell!!!!

I got the 3 disc set a few days ago. The film mostly lives up to the hype it has received. In terms of nail-biting intensity and brutal action I can only think of Gareth Huw Evans's RAID films as recent comparisons. While most of the effects are practical, I was really put off by two two instances o...
by Guro Taku
20 Jun 2014, 12:20
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Takashi Ishii thread (A Night in Nude: Salvation etc.)
Replies: 54
Views: 27678

Re: Takashi Ishii thread (A Night in Nude: Salvation etc.)

How was Sweet Whip? Hard to watch, to be honest. I've gotten weary of seeing people suffer on screen, especially when it's sexual violence. I still enjoy gore and over-the-top stuff but torture of any kind does not entertain me. As for the extended scenes in the "director's long version", they are ...
by Guro Taku
20 Jun 2014, 12:12
Forum: Asian Film/DVD Discussion
Topic: Yakuza Apocalypse (Takashi Miike, 2015)
Replies: 20
Views: 9657

Re: Yakuza Apocalypse (Takashi Miike, 2015)

Seems like you have to subscribe "for as little as £19 a month" in order to read the article...