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Delighting in Disgust

This will undoubtably sound strange to many people, but I am fascinated by “disgust” as an emotion.  I get a sick thrill out of seeing a horror movie in cinemas and hearing the audience react audibly to the onscreen depictions of violence and mutilation.  411 more words

As the Gods Will - 神あまの言うとおり

Sorry everyone, things got really hectic with school so I’ve been MIA for a long time. But, now that it’s summer, it means that I can get back to watching movies and enjoying them. 205 more words

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A Blood Pledge (2008) Whispering Corridors 5 Review

The last in a series about South Korean all-girl schools, A Blood Pledge also known as Whispering Corridors 5, is the only one set obviously in a Catholic School. 710 more words

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Takashi Miike Week Day 7: Dead or Alive: Final

Today in Takashi Miike week I watched Dead or Alive: Final (2002)

Sho Aikawa and Riki Takeuchi return to finish the epic trilogy of largely unrelated movies. 356 more words

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Takashi Miike Week Day 6: Visitor Q

Today in Takashi Miike week I watched Visitor Q (2001)

Perhaps Miike’s most perverse and taboo breaking work, Visitor Q was conceived of for a series of low budget films designed to showcase the possibilities of the digital medium. 216 more words

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Takashi Miike Week Day 5: Izo

Today in Takashi Miike week I watched Izo (2004)

This avant-garde action film may be Takashi Miike’s strangest work. It concerns the soul of a dead samurai wandering the afterlife seeking vengeance on the enigmatic entities that rule the universe. 269 more words

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Takashi Miike Week Day 4: Dead or Alive 2: Birds

Today in Takashi Miike week I watched Dead or Alive 2: Birds (2000)

If you watched the first installment of the Dead or Alive series you would know that that movie did not leave much room for a sequel, yet here we are. 299 more words

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