Kwaidan: A Different Type of Horror (Part III). In a Cup Tea is not really my cup of tea, oddly. Contains heavy spoilers.
Hoichi the Earless is my favorite story out of the four stories from this film because the concept of a temple built for the dead alone is horrifying. Contains heavy spoilers.
I'm glad I watched this film last in this series. It took a bit of detective work but I enjoyed the ride. Everything makes sense why Scorpion possesses the spirit of a dead girl and why she harbors a deep hatred towards cops. This film got political fast and I am afraid that I don't … Continue reading Female Prisoner 701 Scorpion (1972) Review: The Obedient Citizen and Her Government
I am addicted to laughing. I might have just found one of the funniest film I have ever watched. A big fan of Quentin Tarantino’s Pulp Fiction here, but this one tops it. Don’t get mad now. I am not a man-hater but the portrayal of men in this film is a bit accurate; they … Continue reading Female Prisoner Jailhouse 41 (1972) Review: Bad Boys Are Dogs!
It's so difficult not to fall in love with the one-armed swordman as he exhibits all the masculine traits on what it means to be a man. Ideally, he really is the perfect man. I watched this film several times--not just for the poetic concept of masculinity, but for the cinematography. It's a visually attractive … Continue reading The One-Armed Swordsman (1967): The Servant Leader