Drama

Female Convict Scorpion: Jailhouse 41

Monday, March 15th, 2010 by Coventry

Female Convict Scorpion: Jailhouse 41   FCSJ41 dvd CR 83x120 thriller reviews reviews drama action Director: Shunya Ito
Writer:
Shunya Ito, Fumio Konami and Hirô Matsuda, based on a manga by Tooru Shinohara
Release year:
1972
Japanese title:
Joshuu sasori: Dai-41 zakkyo-bô

Surreal Female Convicts’ Road trip!

Female Convict Scorpion: Jailhouse 41   Offscreen 2010 mini logo thriller reviews reviews drama action A year has passed since Nami’s last imprisonment. A year she spent in complete solitude, deep down between the walls of an isolated dungeon. A year of torture, rape & humilation. But her spirit is not broken yet. When a prominent figure arrives to inspect the prison facility, Nami sees another opportunity to attempt another break-out. And this time, she’s not alone…

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Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 by Coventry

Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion   FCS dvd blackCR 84x120 thriller reviews reviews drama action Director: Shunya Ito
Writer:
Fumio Konami, Hirô Matsuda based on a manga by Tooru Shinohara
Release year:
1972
Japanese title:
Joshuu 701-gô: Sasori

W.I.P without dull clichés and stereotypes

Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion   Offscreen 2010 mini logo thriller reviews reviews drama action In love with a corrupt police detective, Nami (Meiko Kaji) foolishly agrees to infiltrate the Yakuza. Things go very wrong. Betrayed, battered and bruised, she ends up in a violent prison environment with only one thing left on her mind… Revenge.

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Grace

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009 by Coventry

Grace   grace posterCR 81x120 reviews horror drama Director: Paul Solet
Writer: Paul Solet
Release year: 2009

Not Without My Bloodthirsty Daughter

Grace   bifff2009 minilogo reviews horror drama Madeline is pregnant, and that’s all that matters to her. She’ll give birth, one way or the other, dead or alive. Actually, dead and alive. The newborn baby, that is.

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Harry un ami qui vous veut du bien

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 by Vomitron

Harry un ami qui vous veut du bien   Harry posterCR 83x120 thriller reviews reviews horror drama comedy Director: Dominik Moll
Writer:
Dominik Moll and Gilles Marchand (poem “Un poignard en peau de nuit” by Francis Villain)
Release year:
2000

Never trust a helping hand

This film had been on my to-see list ever since it came out. I can gladly say that it perfectly fulfilled my expectations. The only advice I can give, is to not expect to be overwhelmed by the time the film ends. Though things get pretty demented at times, the ways of this film are strangely subtle & sinisterly humorous. If you’ve enjoyed Michael Haneke‘s Funny Games (1997), then you should not hesitate to see this French film too.

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Ilsa, The Wicked Warden

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 by Vomitron

Ilsa, The Wicked Warden   Greta italian posterCR 82x120 reviews horror drama Director: Jess Franco
Writer:
Erwin C. Dietrich and Jess Franco
Release year:
1977
German title:
GretaHaus Ohne Männer

Germo-Latino tabsploitation

Ilsa, The Wicked Warden   Offscreen 2010 mini logo reviews horror drama Abbie Phillips (Tania Busselier) suspects her sister – lets call her Sophie, shall we? – is being mistreated in a mental hospital. When she looses all contact with Sophie, she comes up with a plan to have herself committed to the asylum by Dr. Arcos (Jess Franco), who on his terms also suspects foul play within the walls of the institute. That’s her way to try and find out what happened to her sister. With holding the friendly Dr. Arcos at gunpoint while explaining her idea, you can already suspect that she didn’t think things through properly, let alone this being one of the more clever ideas she ever came up with. A poor girl with a plan doomed to failure, as the place she so desperately wants to get into is run be Greta (that’s Ilsa, the She Wolf of the SS re-incarnated as the exact spitting image of Dyanne Thorne), a very nasty warden who’s only joy in life seems to be torturing women, throwing depraved sex & rape parties, playing vicious S&M games and a bit of that good old killing for pleasure too.

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