Film Review: Battle Royale (2000)


SYNOPSIS: Future Japan has fallen into a state of anarchy and pupils are refusing to go to school. To deal with this the state has instituted the Battle Royale Act. The 9th Grade class from Zenjutsi High School goes on a field trip only to be gassed unconscious in the bus. They come around on an island where they are informed them that they have been placed in the Battle Royale – a competition where they … Continue reading


Film Review: Exte: Hair Extensions (2006)


SYNOPSIS: When a mortician discovers that a girl’s mutilated corpse grows prodigious amounts of hair, he sells the locks to a beauty salon for use as hair extensions. But the dead girl’s spirit has cursed the hair, which begin to attack the women who wear it. How many must die before the hirsute rampage relents? Genuinely horrific, this captivating film was directed by Sion Sono and stars Chiaki Kuriyama, Ren Osugi and Megumi Sato. REVIEW: … Continue reading

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