Jul 22

Dreams of Eroticism (1977) aka Hong lou chun meng

What happens when the entire Shaw Brothers Scenario Group, Direction Group, and Cinematography Group collaborate on a single exotic film? The result is a timeless and titillating tale of the immoral private lives of the royal court’s high officials. All the bed and body hopping is not exclusive to the family, either. Their maids and servants get involved as well, leading to flesh, fibs, and suicide, among other things. Taken all together, this is an all-time classic of sumptuous sexuality.

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Jul 21

Office Lady Rape: Devouring the Giant Tits (1990) aka OL renzoku rape: Kyonyû musaboru

One of cult filmmaker Hisayasu Sato’s most disturbing and powerful pinku-eiga films, taking the soft-core sex genre into the perverse psycho-Sadean world of the Anglo-American literary trend often referred to as “splatterpunk.” Following cosmetic surgery to enhance her breasts, an office worker is raped. The rapist’s son, after setting his distinctly Oedipal gaze on his father’s busty victim, locates her and they begin an ill-fated sadomasochistic affair that leads to a bloody killing spree. Needless to say, this is definitely not entertainment for the squeamish. Shiina Ito stars with Masahiro Yoshida, Shoichiro Sakata and Mami Ichinose.

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Jul 20

Freeze Me (2000) aka Furîzu mî

Chihiro is raped by three men and it is captured on video camera. She leaves her hometown and prepares to marry a colleague five years later, when one of the rapists arrives and says the others are on their way. He behaves like her long-lost lover and mistreats her again. Chihiro takes revenge, kills him and puts him in a freezer. The other rapists are awaiting a similar fate…

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Jul 18

Sex Is Zero (2002) aka Saekjeuk shigong

At Sunjong University, a few students are serious, including Eun-hyo, who works hard at aerobics in hopes of doing well in a national competition. Most students goof off: drinking, partying, and focusing on sex. Eun-shik, a law student who’s been in the military, is older but socially inept. He likes Eun-hyo; even though his earnest and simple side appeals to her, his juvenile excesses make him irrelevant when Sung-ok, a good-looking rich kid, charms Eun-hyo. They begin an affair, leaving Eun-shik on the sidelines. The national competition

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Jul 18

Sex Is Zero 2 (2007) aka Saek-jeuk-shi-gong-ssi-zeun-too

In his 10th year at college, Eun-sik is part of a nearly ideal campus couple with swimming champ Kyung-ah. While their three-year relationship is solid, Eun-sik struggles to get to the next level with Kyung-ah; despite the help and support of his friends, he can’t manage to get her into bed.

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Jul 13

My Friend’s Nice Mother (2017) aka 착한 엄마 친구 (chak-han eom-ma chin-gu)

Twenty-year-old Soon-jae has a young mother named Ji-yoon that’s like a sister to him. Right next door live a mother and son the same age as them; Ji-yoon’s friend Yeong-joo and her twenty-year-old son Jae-yeong. The sons fall for each others’ mothers.

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