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A Strange Man in a Strange World watching Strange Films...

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  • Fireworks
  • Escape from New York
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Halloween

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  • The Turning Point

    ★★★½

  • Code of Wolves

    ★★★½

  • The Immortal Story

  • Chimes at Midnight

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  • Code of Wolves

    Code of Wolves

    ★★★½

    Watched in honor of legendary actor Renji Ishibashi's birthday that was yesterday. Here he has a medium yet important role, that often includes him swigging down beers with Bunta and scheming up wild plans to help him in his endeavors. It's fun to see Renji all young, loose, and goofy here.

    Code of Wolves is based on a true story of Gambling-Thief Hikoichi Ishiguro turned Yakuza - naturally played by Bunta Sugawara, spanning from the 1920's and finally ending up…

  • Saint Maud

    Saint Maud

    ★★★½

    33. HORRORx52 2022 - Directed by Women #2 - Saint Maud (2019)

    A quintessential addition to the revised edition of House of Psychotic Women.

    An honest yet strong portrayal of absolute loneliness, mental illness, despair, and delusion. Between Rose Glass' direction and Morfydd Clark's performance as Maud we see inner turmoil bleeding out onto the outside world, all in the form of 'Religious Solace' turning into 'Religious Terror'. If you were to take your focus away from all of the…

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  • Pierre and Sonny Jim

    Pierre and Sonny Jim

    Sorry David, I watched this on my cellphone.

  • The Farmer

    The Farmer

    ★★★½

    On November 4th, 2021 a washed-out and color-faded fuzzy copy of The Farmer (Supposedly sourced from a copy of a copy that was a U-matic tape labeled 'blank' and sold on eBay) had made its way onto YouTube. For a film that's considered 'semi-lost' for the past 40+ years and caught in the extremely tight grip of a very few, this revelation was an incredible moment in cinematic-history and would mean an extraordinarily great deal to many Exploitation/1970's Action fans,…