“It’s not my fault that I’m Japanese… yet it’s my greatest sin that I am.” -The Human Condition I: No Greater Love (1959) During the Second World War, Unit 731 of the Imperial Japanese Army was stationed in Manchuria. Officially known as the Epidemic Prevention and Water Purification Department of the Kwantung Army, the unit

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Folies Meurtrières film review

There is something inherently fascinating about film oddities emerging from the underground decades after their release. Such is the case with Folies Meurtrières, a gritty French slasher film from director Antoine Pellissier. This microbudget film is simple in execution, a masked killer on the prowl stalking and killing several women in vicious ways. However, what differentiates

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last Stop on the Night Train Review

tA trip you will never forget, cult director Aldo Lado’s Last Stop on the Night Train is a grimy exploitation film billed early on as “The New House on the Left”. A bold statement, but one that is not without merit as the production follows a similar formula while interjecting its own tweaks on the revenge

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