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Film Review: Rusted Body: Guts of a Virgin 3 (Gômon kifujin) (1987) – CAT III

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Oversexed female interrogator with a penchant for sadomasochism and torture plots a scheme with her deviant troupe to extort the considerable fortune of a city embezzler. REVIEW: Director: Kazuo “Gaira” Komizu Cast: Keiko Asano, Saeko Kizuki, Ayu Kiyokawa, Ryota Sakanishi, Hirokazu Yoshihara, Hitomi Kazama The Examination: Sicko exploitation film from 1987 featuring a few disgusting scenes of torture along …

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Film Review: Kaidan (2007)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: After a young man inadvertently causes the death of his wife, her jealous ghost comes back to haunt him — the unfortunate result of an ancient family curse incurred by an ancestor who murdered a debt collector. Hoping to escape his torment, the man runs off with one of his wife’s former pupils, which only enrages …

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Film Review: Splatter Naked Blood (Nekeddo burâddo: Megyaku) (1995) – CAT III

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A scientist named Eiji has developed a new chemical called ‘MySon’ that can turn pain into pleasure. He decides to put three girls who attend the experiment held by Eiji’s mother in the test. Meanwhile, Eiji has a crush on one of the girls, Rika. ‘MySon’ influences the girls gradually. The gluttonous woman wishes to have …

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Film Review: Jigoku (1960)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A young student’s life spirals into the evils of hellfire after he meets a mysterious young man. REVIEW: Director: Nobuo Nakagawa Cast: Shigeru Amachi, Utako Mitsuya, Yoichi Numata,Hiroshi Izumida, Torahiko Nakamura, Fujimko Miyata The Examination: Fire and Brimstone Sensation! Although this film contains effects that are outdated by modern standards, it is a very powerful story that is …

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Film Review: The Tenant (1976)

Rate This MovieSYNOPSIS: “In Paris, the shy bureaucrat Trelkovsky rents an old apartment without bathroom where the previous tenant, the Egyptologist Simone Choule, committed suicide. The unfriendly concierge (Shelley Winters) and the tough landlord Mister Zy establish stringent rules of behavior and Trekovsky feels ridden by his neighbors. Meanwhile he visits Simone in the hospital and befriends her girlfriend Stella. …

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Film Review: Nightmare Detective 2 (2008)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Yukie and two of her girlfriends are being haunted by the ghost of a classmate, they once heavily bullied. When the other two die under mysterious circumstances, Yukie sees only one chance for herself. With the help of the Nightmare Detective (Ryuhei Matsuda) she hopes to escape her hopeless situation. REVIEW: Director: Shinya Tsukamoto Writers: Hisakatsu …

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Film Review: Nightmare Detective (Akumu Tantei) (2006)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Three people in Tokyo take a surreal voyage of self-discovery through memory and nightmares. “O” intends suicide while talking on a cell-phone with a stranger he meets on line who plans a simultaneous suicide. Events take a horrifying turn. Keiko Kirishima is a cool, seemingly emotionless police detective, brilliant but off-putting. She’s faced with two mutilated …

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Film Review: DevilMan (2004)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A scientific exploration in search of a new energy source unleashes a group of powerful demons who begin possessing human bodies and destroying civilization. Close friends Akira (Hisato Izaki) and Ryo (Yusuke Izaki) wind up on different sides of this epic struggle. Akira’s inner strength allows him to maintain his identity and fight for good, but …

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Film Review: Killer Weekend (2010)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: With her marriage to troubled businessman Mason (Eric Roberts) on the rocks, Linda (Jenna Zablocki) invites her sisters for a weekend party — not suspecting that her martial arts-loving husband plans to vent his frustrations by slicing and dicing them all. What should have been a few days of rest and relaxation turns into a frenzied …

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Film Review: Sea of Dust (2008)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Gore and period costumes are splattered across the screen in this cheeky nod to classic Hammer horror films starring genre stalwart Tom Savini (Dawn of the Dead) as the vicious and pitiless Prester John. The creepy action begins when Stefan (Troy Holland), a medical student, is sent to the remote village of Heidelberg to investigate a …

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Film Review: Strip Mind (2007)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Director – Frank Geiger Screenplay – Matthew Giaquinto You’ve got mail! Unfortunately it’s not from Meg Ryan. In fact, spam would be better than what our protagonist Samantha (played by Jodie Ahlborn) gets when the beep of incoming mail sounds on her computer. Strip Mind is a German horror film, which actually plays more like a …

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