Nov 29

Chinese Kamasutra (1993)

chinese-kamasutra-1993_coverJoan Parker, an American scholar of Chinese lore, recently took on a job at a Chinese library. When she stumbles upon a volume of the Kamasutra, her sexual fantasies are unleashed, but she remains cold towards the advances of her fellow librarian. There seems to be a connection to a haunted house she passes by on her way home, and the strange man keeps watching her from a barred window above. Unknowingly, she stumbles into the clutches of the Kamasutra cult, and through a series of trials and orgies discovers her sexuality…and her true nature as a reincarnation of an unhappy lover.

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Nov 06

Offence Storm (1993) a.K.a 女童黨性風暴

offence_stom_1993_coverThree prominent ladies of the 1993 Cat III boom are featured: Chung Bik-Wing, Nam Yan, Cindy Yip Sin-Yi. Amy Wong Oi-Mei is on hand as well. This is a low-budget Cat III erotic action dramedy that feels quite a bit like a pinky violence flick. This girl gang of three are quite charming to spend some time with and their various exploits are engaging. Nam Yan is particuarlly effective as the mute girl with the non-pc handle of ‘Dummy’. Not a lot of nudity but what there is pushes the boundaries of the Cat III rating.

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Nov 06

Her Judgement Day (1993) a.K.a Ti dao qing ren

her_judgement_-day_1993_coverTough, oversexed Ching Tse and her pubescent cousin possess acassette of triad boss’ names — and a rival gang wants to get their hands on it. All would be hopeless if not for studly Sam, whose appearance is hardly accidental. The movie’s climax is its sole justification: Sam switches sides and fights the enemy in a huge garage aided by a gang of good guys on scooters, while Ching (dressed in a tight black vinyl mini-skirt) rescues her cousin.

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Nov 04

Lover of the Last Empress (1995) a.K.a Ci Xi mi mi sheng huo

lover-of-the-last-empress-1995_coverA story of vengeance and personal greed for power. A legendary curse is placed on the fall of the Manchu Dynasty. Empress Dowager Cixi goes from just another pretty face in the harem of the concubines to the First Lady of Vice via various strategies and manipulations in a most-ambitious political conspiracy with spine-chilling viciousness. This also features a rare Category 3 appearance for Tony Leung Ka-Fai and Chingmy Yau as a concubine who is schooled by a prostitute.

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Nov 03

Motel Cactus (1997) a.K.a Motel Seoninjang

motel_cactusMotel Cactus consists of four episodes, all of which take place in Room 407 of Motel Cactus, a love hotel in Seoul: (1.) A girl celebrates her birthday with her boyfriend, because it is the only place she feels entirely secure with him. (2.) A student has rented room 407 for several hours to shoot a scene with a girl for his video film, a college project. (3.) A salesman meets a woman in a bar. Both very drunk, they arrive in room 407. Afterwards he is back in the room, alone. (4.) He is soon joined by his old love from his college days. Both are vaguely hoping to rekindle their old relationship.

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