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Film Review: Dr. Lamb (1992)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A taxi driver with abnormal urges and violent tendencies begins to slaughter women taking his cab late at night, sparking an intense police investigation. REVIEW:  A Category III psychological crime horror film from Hong Kong, 1992’s Dr. Lamb (AKA Gou yeung yi sang) was directed by Danny Lee and Billy Tang and written by Law Kam-fai. …

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Film Review: Sex Hell (1975)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: It’s new arrivals day as the latest batch of hardboiled jailbait are incarcerated in the toughest juvenile detention center that never existed. REVIEW: With a title as blunt and intriguing as “Sex Hell“, one might either assume a Hell-centered genre movie or a film about rape and trafficking. Typical for these older films, the original title was …

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Film Review: Guinea Pig 5: Android of Notre Dame (1989) – CAT III

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: By the time of Android of Notre Dame, the fifth installment in the Guinea Pig Series, any mondo factualization of the fictional has disappeared. Instead, we have a typical cyberpunk narrative as if focalized through the fevered imagination of Manfred Clynes who posited in the 1960s that the body would become redundant at the interface of …

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Film Review: Debauchery (1983)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: The sexy Ryôko Watanabe stars as Ami, a jaded housewife who pitches herself, body and soul, into the Tokyo decadence of the decade in an attempt to pep up her marriage. She secretly joins the elite “Madame Machiko Society Club” to experiment with discrete sex games and the thrill of making love to anonymous men. The sexual …

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Film Review: Men Behind the Sun 4 (Black Sun: The Nanking Massacre) (1995) – CAT III

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: In 1937, Japanese troops raid the Chinese city of Nanking to execute a planned massacre by subjecting over 300,000 helpless civilians to various tortures and atrocities before slaughtering them all. REVIEW: In 1980, while working for Shaw Brothers Studio, Chinese film director Tun Fei Mou decided he was done with kung-fu movies and considered doing a …

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