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The Bridge Duel in Hanzo the Razor – The Snare

I find the Hanzo the Razor films to be fairly objectionable. A grouchy jowly dude with a big dick tortures people and we are expected to find this amusing and horny. I can’t. Women are shown being tortured and raped, … Continue reading

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Shintaro the Samurai and happy little vegemites

This Australian documentary, Shintaro: The Samurai Sensation that swept a nation, examines the cultural phomenon of a Japanese TV series that became a smash hit in Australia. The DVD’s dust cover says it all: “In 1964, an extraordinary cross-cultural TV … Continue reading

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Lone Wolf and Cub – Baby Cart in the Land of Demons. Great title huh!

Directed by Kenji Misumi. OKAY CALL THE SOCIAL WORKERS! The toddler in this film is pushed through the countryside in a wooden pram by his assassin dad as he trudges from 1 gory fight to another. The wee tacker is … Continue reading

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