Episode 14: Zero Woman Red Handcuffs

BACK WITH A VENGEANCE! After taking a short break to work on our new site design, VCinema is back with a 3.5 hour episode chock...

The Drifting Classroom (Japan, 1987)

Japanese filmmaker Nobuhiko Obayashi’s 1977 film Hausu (AKA House) has become a surprise revival-sensation in the West, with a Janus print currently touring North America,...

Bonus Episode Five: Detroit Metal City

In this bonus episode, host Coffin Jon breaks his promise of bringing full audio coverage of the J-Pop Summit Festival and instead teams up with...

Exiled (Hong Kong, 2006)

It wasn’t until recently that I discovered the films of Johnnie To.   In fact, despite their being recommended to me for quite some time, I...

Blue Spring (Japan, 2001)

Blue Spring, directed by Toshiaki Toyoda, is a character driven drama that focuses on a group of teens in their last semester before graduation. The...

The Chaser (South Korea, 2008)

The one thing I can say about this film right off the bat is that is certainly relishes in toying with the audiences’ emotions and...

The Age of Assassins (Japan, 1967)

The Age of Assassins is an extremely fun anti-war genre satire in the vein of Nikudan (aka Human Bullet, 1968) , but distinct from the...