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Film Review: Suspiria (1977)

Suspiria (1977)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: An American ballet student Suzy Banyon travels abroad to Freiberg Germany to attend the illustrious Tans Academy. Suzy arrives to the Academy in a fierce storm noticing an overly panicked young lady standing in the doorway. She screams but Suzy cannot hear her over the thunderous din of the storm. The girl runs away in the …

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Film Review: Rubber’s Lover (1996)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A powerful and secretive corporation is conducting underground psychic experiments utilizing Digital Direct Drive, otherwise known as DDD. While under the influence of the drug ether, the human subjects are outfitted in rubber suits and bombarded with DDD with extremely intense sound. Though the experiments are successful in unleashing psychic powers in the test subjects, the …

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Film Review: Zombie Hunter Rika (2008)

Rate This Movie 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 …

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Film Review: Seven Days (2010)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Yoo Jiyeon is a successful lawyer; she has never lost a case. When she isn’t working she is also a single mother to her daughter Eunyoung. Her perfect existence however is threatened when suddenly he daughter is kidnapped and she is forced to take on a new client for her daughter’s safety. In order for her …

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Film Review: Arnold (1973)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Karen Llewelyn is the new gold-digging bride of a corpse. She marries Arnold at his funeral and continues to get his money as long as she stays by his coffin. Meanwhile, various oddball relatives after Arnold’s wealth are being killed in a creative variety of ways. REVIEW: A rare classic and somewhat of a cult film …

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Film Review: Riki-Oh: the Story of Ricky (aka Lik Wong) (1991) – CAT III

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Hard man Ricky is incarcerated in a futuristic prison where ultra-violence is his only means of survival in the corrupt, sadistic system. He must battle his way quite literally ‘through’ the feared ‘gang of four’, and undergo multiple tortures before facing the governor in one of the goriest climaxes ever seen. REVIEW: As we open on …

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Film Review: RoboGeisha (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Director Noboru Iguchi and gore master Yoshihiro Nishimura team up for this hyper-violent and hilariously grotesque depiction of a very angry army of butt sword-wielding geisha robots with enough strength to embed tempura shrimp in villains’ eyes. Special effects in Iguchi’s (Machine Girl) over-the-top, feminist melodrama include chainsaw lips, blood-spouting buildings, geisha transformers, machine gun bras …

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Film Review: Man Bites Dog (1992)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A satirical look at how the media affects and promotes violence in modern society. Spoofing reality television, a fascinated documentary crew follows a charismatic yet unrepentant serial killer on his murder sprees. The crew attempts to objectively document the horror, but as the violence escalates, they ultimately get sucked into participating. Man Bites Dog won the …

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