Tag Archives: Japan

Asia-Pol

 Despite secret lairs and spy gadgets, Asia-pol plays things straight where other Shaw Bros. espionage efforts reveled in the most outlandish sci-fi aspects of spy films.

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Mars Men

Mars Men kicks off with a little kid stumbling upon a hidden cave in which he finds a small statue of Yud Wud Jaeng. The kid insists on calling him “Hanamajin”, and the rest of the cast follows suit.

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Kuroneko

A lone samurai making his way home late at night meets a defenseless woman. So begins the horror of Kaneto Shindô’s tale of ghosts, vengeance, and the wrongs visited upon women by entitled men.

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Golden Bat

Sonny Chiba is on hand and does have his heroic moments, but the top-billed star seems content to blend into the background and let all of the insanity just happen around him — a very sensible attitude to take.

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