Jun 13

Tokyo Strangler (2006)

tokyo_stranglerDanger lurks around every corner. A psychopathic serial killer is tying up, raping and murdering Tokyo’s sexy young women! Kathy is trying to divorce her husband, all the while conducting a hot affair with her divorce attorney, Sean. As she walks through the park one day, she witnesses the killer disposing of the dead body of his latest victim. The killer begins stalking her, throwing her otherwise normal life into a paranoid frenzy.Mr. Pink (Yutaka Ikejima) masterfully directs this suspenseful Pink-Film retelling of Alfred Hitchcock’s Frenzy.
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Mar 19

God.com (1998) aka Xie jiao feng bao

i95sflmm3lqlOfficer Chan (Louis Koo) investigates an apparent group suicide, in Kowloon, and uncovers a cult that goes by the name of The Church of the True God, led by a chap who calls himself Pope (Andrew Lin). The flatmate of one of the cult’s victims, Blonde Ying (Grace Lam), sneaks into the cult on police suggestion to dig up the truth; spiritualist copper Chiu (Anthony Wong) helps solve the case.
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Dec 17

The Discarnates (1988) aka Ijin-tachi to no natsu

disincarnatesHarada is a successful scenario writer, and his best buddy has just announced an intention to propose to Harada’s ex-wife. Recovering from the shock, Harada indulges in melancholy, mainly on his failure as a husband and father, and goes to a ‘Rakugo’ (sit-down comedy) show, where a friendly man in the audience invites him home. Harada is puzzled at the strong resemblance of this man and his wife to his own parents, who were killed nearly 30 years ago when he was twelve.
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Sep 28

Diary Of A Lady-Killer (1969) a.K.a Lie ren

ivl101168_01If Agatha Christie was Asian, then “Diary Of A Lady-Killer” could may well have been one of her burgeoning projects. The film flawlessly floats between murder mystery mayhem and light hearted eroticism as a man that has sexual affairs with every female that looks at him twice finds them dead shortly thereafter, making him the prime suspect. Yet after he’s convicted and tossed into prison, the murders continue. He’s innocent. But who did it?
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