Branded to Kill is the “incomprehensible” film that got Japanese auteur Suzuki Seijun fired from Nikkatsu studios in 1968. Join me as I take a deep dive into the movie and reveal why this fantastic film is actually a misunderstood masterpiece of yakuza cinema.
The first episode of Ju-On: Origins sets up a fresh, new take on the franchise with some good tension and disturbing moments.
Entrails of a Virgin mixes softcore porn with gore, but is the mixture done well?
Is Concrete a meaningful look at a real-life tragedy, or is a failed attempt at finding a message in murder?
House is a misunderstood masterpiece of Japanese horror. It’s crazy, strange, and deeper than most people give it credit for. It’s a must-watch for any fan of film.
House is a beloved movie, but to people love it for the wrong reasons? Join me in episode 3 of the LTL podcast as I make an argument for looking past the crazy visuals of House and appreciating the movie for its deep connections to Japanese folklore, the medium of film, and what it means to grow up in a society affected by war!
Kagewani is a horror series with giant monsters and lots of tension. After watching one episode, is it worth continuing on with?
The third movie in the Guinea Pig series is a comedy with gore. Does the change in format work?
One of the most infamous movies for fans of horror, Flower of Flesh and Blood delivers on its promise of gore, but are there more reasons to watch beyond the blood and guts?
Guinea Pig: Devil’s Experiment is the first in an infamous series of Japanese splatter films released in the eighties, but is it worth watching today?