Richard F

I don't normally like sharing my thoughts online, but I like talking about movies.

Top 4 are my favorite Meiko Kaji movies.

Favorite films

  • Female Prisoner Scorpion: Jailhouse 41
  • Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion
  • Lady Snowblood
  • Wandering Ginza Butterfly

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  • Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes

    ★★★★

  • Working Girls

    ★★★★

  • The Flower Prisoner

    ★★★

  • Bill Burr Presents: Friends Who Kill

    ★★★

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  • Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes

    Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes

    ★★★★

    A great, inventive, fun movie.

  • The Flower Prisoner

    The Flower Prisoner

    ★★★

    This short film is on YouTube, and if you're anywhere near as big a Mads Mikkelsen fan as I am, it's worth your time to check it out. The picture quality isn't great and I think the English subtitles were done by someone for whom English is not their first language, but honestly who cares? It's just great that it's available.

    The story is pretty good. Jens Okking plays an older prisoner whose son, that he hasn't seen since he…

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  • Royal Warriors

    Royal Warriors

    ★★★★

    Solidly entertaining police action flick. It's well put together, well acted and has some excellent fight scenes. I really liked the way that they handled the villains, giving them a backstory and purpose, rather than just making them evil gangsters.

    Royal Warriors is more serious and straightforward than Magnificent Warriors, the film Michelle Yeoh and director David Chung did directly after this, and it's not as much fun as a result. But I still enjoyed the fuck out of it.

  • Love Exposure

    Love Exposure

    ★★★★★

    I've owned a Region 2 copy of this for years, but I never got around to watching it because it's ****ing FOUR hours long. JD brought it up on Facebook the other day, though, and after watching and loving Sion Sono's Strange Circus a week or two ago, I got the itch. Because I love Sono and so many people consider it his masterpiece. The woman was out of town for the night, so the time was right.

    And I…