Film Review: Squirmfest (aka “Purge”) (1989) – CAT III

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SYNOPSIS: She starts out by eating a dish of noodles and worms before moving on to playing the piano. Once she starts playing, she gets a nice enema and squirts it all over the floor. She is then forced to eat it!!! But it gets worse…Lots of other enema stuff before the grand finale in which she mixes HUGE cock-roaches, maggots, worms, and her own urine in a blender and then actually drinks it all!!!!!!! … Continue reading

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Film Review: A Day Without Policemen (Mou jing shi fen) (1993) – CAT III

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SYNOPSIS: Simon Yam plays a former big city cop who had a very bad experince with an AK-47. So he’s been assigned duty on one of the Hong Kong Islands as a police chief of a small village. He spends most of his time drinking beer and smoking hash while daydreaming. But when a group of thugs armed with AK-47’s and .45’s invade his terrain, he must over come his fear of that weapon to … Continue reading

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Film Review: Rape in Public Sea (1993) – CAT III

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SYNOPSIS:  A group of bad guys kill a bunch of innocent people, and rape and kill a woman in front of her husband. The bad guys are from Hong Kong, their victims Vietnamese. The Vietnamese surviving victims band together to take revenge on the bad guys. There is a lot of gratuitous sex, fighting, shooting, raping, violence, and breasts. It’s a revenge film, and the director is as breast-obsessed as Russ Meyer. REVIEW: During one … Continue reading

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Film Review: Beautiful Teacher in Torture Hell (1985) – CAT III

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Oniroku Dan: Bikyoshi jigokuzeme (original title) SYNOPSIS: Ran Masaki plays a beautiful teacher who is transferred to a remote mountain school where she is gang-raped and abused by the male students. REVIEW: Plot: Completely irrelevant. The disc does not come with subtitles, which is a moot point because they would be useless. When subtitles are irrelevant you know you are not watching the Cat III version of Citizen Kane. Cat IIIs are known for extreme … Continue reading

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Film Review: Madame O (1967) – CAT III

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SYNOPSIS: At the tender age of sixteen, Seiko (Michiko Aoyama) was sexually abused by three men. This horrifying attack scarred her mentally and resulted in her getting pregnant and infected with syphilis. Now a well-respected doctor in Japan, she practices medicine by day and prowls the city streets at night in search of lovers. Possessing a raging desire for revenge against man, she destroys them with the one weapon they cannot resist…sex! Finally marrying and … Continue reading

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Film Review: Organ (1996) – CAT III

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SYNOPSIS: Two undercover detectives investigating a black market organ harvesting scheme find themselves in trouble when the black market criminals find out who they really are. One detective is able to escape but the other is left behind and subjected to a variety of horrible things. The detective that was able to flee vows to find his missing partner and exact his revenge on his abductors. Will our hero be able to save his friend … Continue reading

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Film Review: Entrails of a Virgin (1986) – CAT III

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   SYNOPSIS: A pair of sleazy soft-core p*rn creators take their models out in the middle of nowhere for a photo shoot. On the way back they get lost and end up having to stay all night at a house they had come across. What they don’t know is that there is a demon stalking the area who calls this place home, and he enjoys killing anyone he comes in contact with. It becomes a … Continue reading

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

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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 with mondo sex. Right up your alley, you say? Careful what you wish for… Here comes a gross shocker of … Continue reading

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

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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 the best food in the world, but she ends up eating herself. The vain woman wishes to have … Continue reading

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Film Review: Intruder (1997) – CAT III

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SYNOPSIS: Yieh Siu Yan is a deranged women wanted by the authorities of Taiwan. She will steal the identity of a lonely young woman to get back to Hong Kong. After that, she successfully passes every custom point and decides to become a hooker to kidnap a lonely guy to complete his enigmatic evil plan. The victim is Chen Chi Min, a poor divorced taxi driver who has a lot of family problems and has … Continue reading

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Film Review: Cruel Restaurant (Zankoku hanten) (2008) – CAT III

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SYNOPSIS: There’s something strange going on with the filling in those dumplings the town’s raving about… What the hell are they made of? REVIEW: Director: Koji Kowano Cast: Mihiro Taniguchi, Sakae Yamazaki, Katsuya Naruse, Yusuke Iwata, Miho Funatsu The Examination: You truly won’t believe how the dumplings are prepared in this gonzo sex ‘n splat circus. One thing about Asia’s Cat III films, you can count on the limits being pushed to the utmost extreme just short of up-close … Continue reading

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Film Review: Beautiful Girl Hunter (1979) – CAT III

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(aka Star of David: Beauty Hunting) SYNOPSIS: NA REVIEW: BEAUTIFUL GIRL HUNTER (1979) Director: Norifumi Suzuki Producer: Yoshio Murai & Yoshihiro Yuhki Writers: Masaaki Sato & Jiku Yamatoya Actors: Yuka Asagiri * Yuko Asuka * Shu Domon * Hiromi Namino * Hiroshi Nawa * Asami Ogawa * Rei Okamoto Every movie begins with the potential that you may be getting into something worthwhile, rewarding, or totally off the wall and crazy. Even if it is … Continue reading

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Film Review: Devils Fetus (1983) – CAT III

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Mo tai SYNOPSIS: A monster preys on innocent victims. REVIEW: DEVIL FETUS (1983) Director: Hung Chuen Lau Writer: Man Wah Tsang Editor: David Wu Producer: Wei Lo Actors: Eddie Chan * Yung – Chan Chin * Pak – Kwong ho * Tan Lau * Saan Leung * Hsiu – Ling Lu * Shai fei Ouyang Well, I quit my scumsucking job that I hated with the whitehot intensity of a thousand suns so I have … Continue reading

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Film Review: All Night Long (1992) – CAT III

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SYNOPSIS: Three youths of differing walks-of-life develop an unhinged friendship after witnessing the gory slaying of a young girl and ultimately turn into murderers themselves on a night filled with bad karma. REVIEW: Director: Katsuya Matsumura Cast: Eisuke Tsunoda, Ryosuke Suzuki, Yoji Ietomi, Hiromasa Taguchi, Ryoka Suzuki, Yumi Goto, Yumi Kayama The Examination: Hard-to-find Japanese extreme series makes its way to DVD courtesy of Tokyo Shock in the first of three films overseeing the violent side of human … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Room 2 (New Red Room: The Broken Dolls ) (2000) – CAT III

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SYNOPSIS: Daisuke Yamanouchi directs this shocking film that depicts a card game in which the winners dole out increasingly violent and perverse punishments to the losers. Just how creatively cruel can the winners get? And how much abuse will the losers take before they quit the twisted game? Miyuki Katô, Salmon Sakeyama, Yuka Takahashi, Yuuken Yoshida and Yukio Kokago star. REVIEW: Well if you’ve read my review on Red Room you already know the premise … Continue reading

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Film Review: Red Room (1999) – CAT III

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SYNOPSIS: A cult hit amongst gore enthusiasts, this campy splatter flick takes its plot cues from reality TV game shows. Four young people are locked in a room and play cards. When someone loses, they must endure some of the most gruesome torture imaginable. Luckily, the winner walks away, or limps rather, with $100,000. The success of this bare bones horror gem, directed by Japan’s V-cinema staple Daisuke Yamanouchi, spawned a sequel even more disgusting. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Daughter of Darkness (1993) – CAT III

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Mie men can an zhi nie sha SYNOPSIS: Police suspect a young teenager who was horrifically abused by her family and raped by her father of finally snapping and slaughtering them all. REVIEW: DAUGHTER OF DARKNESS Director: Kai Ming Lai Writer: Kai Ming Lai Actors: Yuk – Kwan Chan * Pia Chin * Lily Chung – Kai – Kui Ho * Hugo Ng * Tony Wong   My big movie date is tonight! For a comic … Continue reading

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Film Review: Grotesque (aka Gurotesuku) (2009) – CAT III

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SYNOPSIS: A young couple get abducted by a perverse sadist named Tachikawa who ties them both up in his basement and begins torturing them. If either of them happens to pass out from the intense pain, he revives them with smelling salts before going back to work. REVIEW: Grotesque is really a mix of emotions. Brilliant, disgusting, well written, sadistic and painful to your sense beyond belief. Now if you are like me when a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Guinea Pig 2: Flower of Flesh and Blood (1985) – CAT III

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SYNOPSIS: The second video, Za ginipiggu 2: Chiniku no hana (1985) is said to be based on a snuff film sent to the director Hideshi Hino by a crazed fan. In it, a man dressed as a samurai drugs a woman and proceeds to cut her apart, and finally adds her body parts to an extensive collection. The snuff film rumour has been shown to be a contemporary legend; the film was in fact based … Continue reading

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Extreme Cinema: Top 25 Most Disturbing Films of all time – part4

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Special mention: “Funny Games” (1997) Take my advice and just stick with the 1997 German version. The accents will drive you a bit crazy but what made this film work so well was the directors way of lingering on shots. 2 boys torture a family and play games through the movie. What I found almost unbearable was the camera style that stays with certain shots …without cuts and lets the horror of the moment draw … Continue reading

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Extreme Cinema: Top 25 Most Disturbing Films of all time – part3

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11) (TIED CHOICES) “Scrapbook” (2000), “The Girl Next Door” (2007), “Breaking Her Will” (2009), “Poughkeepsie Tapes” (2007) (straight from Wikipedia) Scrapbook is a horror film about a young woman who is kidnapped, held captive, and repeatedly beaten and raped for several days. The title refers to a scrapbook that her captor uses as a record of the ordeals of his victims. Scrapbook was directed in 1998 by Eric Stanze, and is St. Louis-based production company … Continue reading

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