Month: June 2014

Female Teacher: Dirty Afternoon

Female Teacher: Dirty Afternoon (1981) Director: Kichitaro Negishi Writers: Yuki Kazamatsuri, Ayako Ohta, and Hiroko Fuji. Starring: Yuki Kazamatsuri, Ayako Ohta, Hiroko Fuji, and Tatsuya Hamaguchi. The Plot: Yuki (Sakiko Kurata) is a young woman living in the big city and working as a school teacher. She hasn’t always been in this situation though, as…

Robo Vampire

Robo Vampire (198) Director: Joe Livingstone (alias) Writers: William Palmer (alias) Starring: Robin Mackay, Nian Watts, Harry Myles, and Joe Browne The Plot: Somewhere in Hong Kong (presumably), there is a gang of drug peddlers who are at war with the law. There is one man in particular that seems to constantly get in the…

Beyond Outrage

Beyond Outrage (2012) Director: Takeshi Kitano Writers: Takeshi Kitano Starring: Beat Takeshi, Toshiyuki Nishida, Tomokazu Miura, and Fumiyo Kohinata The Plot: This sequel to Takeshi Kitano’s 2010 film Outrage takes place in the years following the events of the first movie. Otomo (Beat/Takeshi Kitano) is shown serving time in prison with very little interest in…

Jeans Blues: No Future

Jeans Blues: No Future (1974) Director: Sadao Nakajima Writers: Takeo Kaneko and Sadao Nakajima Starring: Tsunehiko Watase, Meiko Kaji, and RyĆ“hei Uchida The Plot: Hijiriko (Meiko Kaji) is hostess at a bar, Jiro (Tsunehiko Watase)nis a low-rent hood who is working with his buddies on their biggest score yet. In the same night, both of…