Jun 19

Autumn Moon (1992) aka Qiu yue

Twenty something Japanese tourist, Tokio, comes to Hong Kong looking for good cusine. He does all that the tourist is expected to do, but is disappointed with the food so far. By chance, he meets Pui Wai. She’s been left behind with her eighty-year-old Granny, her parents too busy with their immigration problems in Canada. Differences in culture, language and age serve as no barrier, as Tokio finds a soulmate in Granny, Hong Kong cook extraordinate. He discovers the secret to Granny’s cooking and learns that she’s known all along that her family will not be taking her to Canada when they leave.

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Jun 18

Wet Hot Sake (1996) aka Nurunuru Cancan

Wet-Hot-SakeThe best must be the freshest. The best sake also follows the same principle to brew in which it needs the best and freshest raw materials, and also the freshest virgin to make it? Visiting one of a Japanese pub that seems to offer the best warm sake, Mononobe tries to follow the steps to reproduce the same flavor. However, he suddenly found out that those flavors are actually a combination of sake, sweat, and other bodily secretions of a virgin. As his only daughter is not a virgin anymore, the only way to make the best sake without a pure virgin is…

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Jun 17

Convent Rope Hell (1984) aka Dan Oniroku: Shuudôjo nawa jigoku

For all you nunsploitation lovers out there, here is an upgrade to the classic Nikkatsu Roman Porno film “Dan Oniroku: Convent Rope Hell”. There is no need to write a synopsis here because the following screenshots say it all. In Japanese, with Chinese subs. It’s subbed but that doesn’t detract from the viewing experience.

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Jun 15

Exciting Eros: Hot Skin (1986) aka Exciting ero: atsu hada

The mother does half-nude aerobics until her son rapes her, and the daughter falls into bed with a female teacher. Despite the shocking goings-on, the film is much more in keeping with Sato’s usual themes of alienation and corrupted innocence than its brutal predecessor.

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