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Film Review: Blue Jean Monster (1991) – CAT III


(aka – Monster Wore Jeans) SYNOPSIS: A cop is killed in the line of duty, only to be reanimated by a freak event involving a black cat and a lightning bolt. Now he’s got to act normal, despite the fact that he’s a living corpse who needs to recharge with energy in order to function! REVIEW: BLUE JEAN MONSTER (1991) Director: Kai Ming Lai Writer: Kam – hung Ng Producer: Jonathan Chow Cinematographer: Kenichi Nakagawa … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zombie Hunter Rika (2008)


SYNOPSIS: When high school student Rika is torn to shreds by zombies, her master-surgeon grandfather pieces her back together–into the ultimate zombie-killing badass chick. Now it’s on. REVIEW: Director: Kenichi Fujiwara Writer: Kenichi Fujiwara * Takeyuki Morikaku Cast: Mina Arai * Lemon Hanazawa * Kotaro Kamijo * Ryunosuke Kawai * Kesuke * Eiichi Kikuchi * Risa Kudo Which leads to what is probably the best and my favorite scene in the whole movie. Tomoya is … Continue reading

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Film Review: Thirst (aka Bakjwi) (2009)


SYNOPSIS: Sang-hyun, a priest working for a hospital, selflessly volunteers for a secret vaccine development project intended to eradicate a deadly virus. However, the virus eventually takes over the priest. He nearly dies, but makes a miraculous recovery by an accidental transfusion of vampire blood. He realizes his sole reason for living: the pleasures of the flesh. REVIEW: THIRST Director: Chan – Wook Park Produced: Chan-Wook Park * Young-Ook Shin Cinematographer: Chung Hoon Chung Editors: … Continue reading

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Film Review: Detroit Metal City (2009)


SYNOPSIS: Soichi Negishi moved to Tokyo to chase his dream of becoming a musician playing stylish, Swedish-style pop. Instead, he finds himself leading the death metal band Detroit Metal City, or DMC, as the costumed and grotesquely made-up “demon emperor” Johannes Krauser II. Although he hates the role and the things he has to do as a member of the band, he has a definite talent for it. Adapted from the hit Japanese comic book … Continue reading

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