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The Tattoo Connection

Where the lines cross between Bruceploitation and Blaxploitation, therein lies The Tattoo Connection. Featuring a title that obviously brings to mind images of Bruce Lee’s The Chinese Connection, and a cast and crew that absolutely screams with connections to Bruce Lee’s films, you certainly end up with a lot of loose strands but not a…

Seven Warriors

Seven Warriors (1989) Director: Sammo Hung and Terry Tong Writers: Tsang Kan-Cheung Starring: Adam Cheng, Tony Leung, Max Mok, Jackie Cheung, Shing Fui-On, Wu Ma, and Phillip Kwok. The Plot: Our story takes place during the Warlord period in China where bandits are numerous and safety is far from guaranteed. Guanxi is a small village…

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…