Jun 26

Outlaw Killers: Three Mad Dog Brothers (1972) aka Hito-kiri Yota: Kyoken San-kyodai

The great Bunta stars as a gangster who is sent to jail for the sake of his gang, but when he’s released he finds everything completely changed and his gang has swept him aside for being too violent. He tries to start a new life with his two “brothers” but can’t seem to escape old affiliations.

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Jun 24

Branded to Kill (1967) aka Koroshi no rakuin

The number-three-ranked hit-man, with a fetish for sniffing boiling rice, fumbles his latest job, which puts him into conflict with a mysterious woman whose death wish inspires her to surround herself with dead butterflies and dead birds. Worse danger comes from his own treacherous wife and finally with the number-one-ranked hit-man, known only as a phantom to those who fear his unseen presence.

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Jun 23

The Ninja Wars (1982) aka Iga ninpôchô

A fortuneteller prophesizes that whoever marries the beautiful Ukio will become the ruler of the world. Naturally, this makes her very popular with those vying for power, particularly the insatiably greedy Lord Donjo. Only the ninja Jotaro can stop Donjo’s plan, but to do so, he must first battle the deadly team of “Devil Monks” serving the lord. Will Jotaro succeed in his mission? And if so, will Ukio marry him, thus making him the ruler of the world?

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Jun 20

Secret Chronicle: Prostitute Sacrifice (1977) aka Maruhi: Jorô ikenie

Liberation … There are many prostitutes burdened with various destinies, which are obstructed to satisfy men’s lust. It is cruel torture to wait for those who have broken the stern rules. That woman loved one of his customers from the bottom of my heart.

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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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