Aug 06

Killing in the Nude (1985) a.K.a Xian shen

Killing in the Nude (1985)_PosterThis is one of those really out there sex films, where if you love seeing a lot of full frontal nudity of young Asian hotties, with their yellow soft skin, get it on, no doubt, you will enjoy it to the hilt. This movie is packed with it. On the other side of that token, there is some sick violence and depraved cruelty, one murder scene of an Asian whore, a little upsetting, while privately dancing for a demanding (there’s that word again) customer, prior to her demise.
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May 23

Pale Sun (1998) aka Xin Sheng Dai (情色)

Pale.Sun.1998The plot is a tear-jerking cliches of forbidden love. Zheng Jia Yu plays the character of a nurse who arrives at her fiancees house in preparation for their wedding. She tries to settle into their lives as a family member only to discover that her fiancée is too busy with earning money and has little time for romance. In a strange town and new workplace, she finds herself very much in a similar situation as her fiancees younger brother (played by Su Yu Peng), an artist who withdraws into his own world. Slowly, the two find themselves entangled in a desperate love. Just to throw in something to tear the audiences heart out, the scriptwriter decides to give the younger brother a terminal illness too. So there you have it, a forbidden and very much doomed love in the span of 90 minutes.
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Apr 07

The Spiritual Love (1992) aka Gui hua hu

SpiritualLove1992Hawk Shi Yu is an apprentice Taoist priest who marries Emily Chu (it is difficult to believe that this is the same actress from Rouge). He saves the life of Chien Chien, the youngest of the three spirit sisters and she falls in love with him. Middle sister Lily becomes jealous and tries to trick Elder sister into breaking them apart so that she can have him, while Elder sister wants to kill him for his blood. A further complication to the plot are three children, who are hopping vampires, who come to the rescue of Hawk Shi Yu and Emily with the aid of Guk Fung, their big brother vampire. Finally Shi Yu’s mentor, the Taoist priest, aids in vanquishing the spirits.
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Apr 06

A Man Of Nasty Spirit (1993) aka Cui hua shen long jiao

A Man Of Nasty Spirit (1993)_PSet during the Ming Dynasty, this erotic drama tells the tale of a gender-shifting religious leader who deflowers virgins in order to absorb their life force. Long ensconced in the family of Dr. Yue, he now sets his sights on Yue’s daughter, Bao. But Bao’s strange invisible tattoos and her connection to starving scholar Chao Chuen change the dynamics, and it seems that her body art may provide clues to a cure for Chuen’s ill mother.
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