Jan 14

Ringu (1995)

In different parts of Tokyo, four young and seemingly healthy people suddenly die of heart failure at exactly the same moment. Reporter Kazuyuki Asakawa decides to investigate the deaths, and discovers that the four had stayed at a rural inn together just a week earlier. At the inn, he comes across a strange video that ends with a message saying that anyone who watches it will die exactly seven days later. Now the clock is ticking for Asakawa. Can he break the curse in time?

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Dec 26

Visitor Q (2001) aka Bijitâ Q

A father, who is a failed former television reporter tries to mount a documentary about violence and sex among youths. He proceeds to have sex with his daughter who is now a prostitute and films his son being humiliated and hit by classmates. “Q”, a perfect stranger somehow gets involved and enter the bizzare family who’s son beats his mom, who in turn is also a prostitute and a heroin addict…

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Dec 10

Masters of Horror : Imprint (2006)

In the Nineteenth Century, in Japan, the American journalist Christopher is traveling through the country searching Komomo, the missing love of his life that he had abandoned years ago promising to come back to her later. He arrives in a shadowy island inhabited by whores and caftans, where he has an encounter with a deformed prostitute that tells that his beloved Komomo had passed away. He drinks sake with her and later he asks the woman to tell the story of her life. The prostitute discloses a dark and cruel story about her life and the sad fate of Komomo.

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Dec 10

The Ghost Chasers (1986) aka Bi gui zhuo

A dinner party at a Hong Kong high-rise goes awry when party guest Judy Hsu (Shu-Yuan Hsu) becomes a victim of poltergeists and, as a result, her spirit returns to carry out the sinister plans of the evil presence. Security guards Chu Bong (Jing Wong) and Fan Pien-Chou (Shui-Fan Fung) later discover that their office high-rise is haunted by demons of the Japanese war dead from World War II. The evil spirits plan to seek revenge by claiming the lives of humans frequenting the building that were born on a certain year and time. Bong and Chou are on the victims list and, fearing for their lives, seek the help of Taoist priestess (Joyce Godenzi) to vanquish the ghosts.

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Dec 05

High School Ghosthustlers (1995) aka Haisukûru gôsutobasutâzu

The GhostHustlers are three beautiful female students Kyoko, Mayu and Emi who fight evil spirits at Onin High School. The GhostHustlers are called into action when their school is invaded by “Erotomaniac Spirits” that have turned the female students into an uncontrollable libidinous frenzy. While this proves to be quite popular with the male students the school is also being overrun by slimy paranormal creatures. Faced with supernatural foes and the increasing moral turpitude of their students these three heroines do whatever is needed to save their school.

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Nov 29

Orgies of Edo (1969) aka Zankoku ijô gyakutai monogatari: Genroku

In the tradition of JOY OF TORTURE, this film presents three stores of sadism and perversion taking place in Edo during a time of civil war. The first story; involves a woman forced into prostitution. The second: a woman is turned on by unattractive men who has threesomes with dwarfs. Her admirer disfigures himself so she will like him. The third: a sadistic and powerful man who has bulls with flaming horns charge into a courtyard of women wearing red who are forced to strip to avoid being gored.

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Nov 06

Hell (1979) aka Jigoku

When an unmarried couple produces a child shortly before they are murdered by their disgraced families, their daughter grows into adulthood… she sets her mind on taking revenge on the killers. For acts of savagery, she is condemned to “Hell,” a surrealistic multilayered domain replete with tortures both physical and mental.

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Nov 05

Dumplings (2004) aka Jiao zi

In Hong Kong, Aunt Mei is a cook famous for her home-made rejuvenation dumplings, based on a millenarian recipe prepared with a mysterious ingredient that she brings directly from China. The former TV star Mrs. Li visits Mei aiming her dumplings to recover her youth and become attractive again to her wolf husband Mr. Li. Along the sessions, Mei tells Mrs. Li that she was a gynecologist in China with more than 30,000 abortions along ten years. When Mrs. Li requests an acceleration of the process, the opportunity comes when a fifteen years old teenager with a five months incestuous pregnancy comes with her mother and asks Mei to make an abortion.

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