Thursday, July 29, 2010


Women's Flesh: My Red Guts (a.k.a. Hungry Mouth) is a 1999 Japanese splatter|horror film directed by Tamakichi Anaru.

The film is actually just a couple of sequences depicting how two seemingly desperate and mentally disturbed women mutilate and ultimately killed themselves. The footage has no dialogs and the two shorts have no connection between them. This movie, unlike Anaru's previous film Niku Daruma, has no plot whatsoever.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010


Girl Hell 1999 (a.k.a. Girlschool Hell) is a 1999 Japanese horror film written and directed by Daisuke Yamanouchi, and starring Yôko Satomi, Kana Sakurai, and Sheena Nagamori.

The film centers on a school girl who everyday has to witness how her drunken father rapes her injured, all-covered-in-bandage sister. Besides such an awful family picture, the girl also has some mom issues as she hasn't been able to forget how her mother abandoned her and her sister when they where little. Due to her constant thoughts about her mother, the girl develops a strange relationship with a homeless woman of whom she even gets breastfed. Even though things seem impossible to be worse, the obsession of a rapist towards the young girl becomes terribly dangerous when he approaches her to ask her for a date and she decides never to show up. Soon, she will be involved in a chain of unpleasant situations of which she seems unlikely to even make it alive.

Monday, July 26, 2010


Satsu Satsu (Ayame) (a.k.a. Suicide Dolls) is a 1999 Japanese gore|horror film directed by Tamakichi Anaru, and starring Shino Setsuna.

The film comprises three short stories depicting three different ways in which three young women commit suicide.
Tenchuu: A solitary woman finds a gun in a box while organizing some boxes in her apartment and after further considerations, decides to shoot herself.
Sabaki: After a fight with her husband, a desperate woman chooses the ultimate way out and decides to hang herself off the door frame.
Kyôen: With the support from a film crew a woman is assisted in committing Harakiri in front of a camera. 

Sunday, July 25, 2010


 Ai no Korida (a.k.a. In The Realm Of The Senses) is a 1976 Japanese drama film directed by Nagisa Ôshima, and starring Tatsuya Fuji, Eiko Matsuda, Aoi Nakajima, and Yasuko Matsui.

The film is the adaptation of a very famous incident that occurred in Japan, involving a woman named Sada Abe. The films revolves around the character of Abe and her intense affair with the owner of the hotels where she works at, Kichizo Ishida. The couple maintain an increasingly possessive and extreme relationship, to the point that Ishida starts to develop a strange obsession for being strangled during lovemaking with Abe.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010


Devil Eye is a 2001 Hong Kong horror film directed by Man Kei Chin, and starring Cindy Au, Iris Chai, Tat-Ming Cheung, and Ann Ng.

A group of friends decide to leave their native Hong Kong and embark on a field trip to Thailand. During their very first day in the streets of Bangkok, one of the girls is filming the landmarks and monuments around the city and accidentally ends up recording how a woman is mugged and ultimately thrown in front of a car that runs her over and kills her. From that very first moment the girl is tormented by the spirit of the dead girl who lures her into a dark alley where she encounters the assassin and is killed by the same man. At the end it seems that it is up to the friends of the dead girl to find out who the assassin is in order to avenge their friend.