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Film Review: The Storm Warriors (aka Fung Wan) (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Wind and Cloud find themselves up against a ruthless Japanese warlord intent on invading China. REVIEW: Wow, it looks like the Asian films are really taking an example from successful american-made movies. Or was it the other way around? In any case, The Storm Warriors really brings a sense of the crazy character-based retro style from …

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Film Review: Shibyo Osen Dead Rising (2010)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Live action film “Shibyo Osen Dead Rising” based on the zombie action game “Dead Rising.” Set in Japan and directed by Keiji Inafune. REVIEW: Director – Keiji Inafune Starring – Onoue Hiroyuki, Shibukawa Kiyohiko A bit of a disclaimer here, I love the Dead Rising video games, especially Dead Rising 2. Killing zombies has never really …

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Film Review: Assault Girls (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: When a video-game company creates an immersive gaming environment where players wage war against gigantic sand-dwelling monsters, three gorgeous gals armed to the teeth (Meisa Kuroki, Hinako Saeki and Rinko Kikuchi) accept the challenge and jump into the virtual desert. But as they blaze their way into the game’s higher levels, they face ever-more ferocious foes. …

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Film Review: Phobia 2 (aka Ha phraeng ) (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Phobia 2 is dissected into 5 shorts stories; Novice, Ward, Backpackers, Salvage and In The End REVIEW: Directors: Banjong Pisantthanakun * Paween Puriktpanya * Songyos Sugmakanan * Parkpoom Wongpoom Actors: Erika Toda * Charlie Trairat * Marsha Wattanapanich Never having seen PHOBIA 1 I had no idea what I was getting into with this Thai film. …

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