Love Massacre 1981 Review

Ivy, played by Brigitte Lin Ching-Hsia, is a Taiwanese student living in San Francisco. She shares a dormitory with other students of her diaspora. The pupils consume most of their American life in gossips, anecdotes and leisure. For Ivy, who appears to be a relatively serious character, chatters are secondary to spending time with pals

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Skin Striperess Movie

Here’s another trashy offering from Hong Kong! You know, as a fan of Asian cinema, there are days when my cinema fix can only be satiated by truly thought-provoking high art; the kind of fare that challenges core values and provokes a strong emotional response. You know, the type of films spoken of in hushed,

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Diary of Serial Killer Poster

We have here quick review of Norman Chan’s nasty little CAT III number, DIARY OF A SERIAL KILLER [1995], starring Power Chan (THE ETERNAL EVIL OF ASIA [1995]) and Strawberry Yeung (KICKBOXER [1989]). As I’ve mentioned in previous reviews, CAT III cinema isn’t really the kind of thing you’d gather the family together to watch,

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