Tag - Japan

Horrors of Malformed Men

32 Days of Halloween VI, Day 10: Horrors of...

Day 10 of 32 Days of Halloween is where we share with you a Japanese horror trailer. And nothing clears the mind of its regular flotsam and jetsam like the cleansing nature of these Japanese trailers of the 1960s and 70s. This year we take a...

BPAL - Tanuki No Orai

Black Phoenix Has Big Balls

Perfume comes from many sources: flowers, tree resins, herbs. One source that is a little controversial is the glands of animals. Musk comes from the civet, something like a mongoose, the North American beaver, and from the Asian musk deer...

Happy Horny Werewolf Day

Happy Horny Werewolf Day From Black Phoenix

When I write about the Lupercalia perfumes from Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab, I usually write an amusing little missive on the ridiculous and corporate nature of Valentine’s Day. However, I rediscovered this from Uncle Warren and I must...

Gurozuka DVD

Win Gurozuka on DVD!

Coming out on Region 1 DVD from Synapse Films, it’s Gurozuka. Here’s what they have to say for themselves: A fun getaway turns into a journey to Hell for some teenage girls visiting an isolated house to rehearse and perform a...

HOUSE aka Hausu

32 Days of Halloween V, Day 10: HOUSE! (aka...

The name of the film is not Hausu. It’s not even House. If you believe this trailer (and you should), the name of the film is pronounced HOUSE! That’s right, for three years prior to today during the course of 32 Days of...

Rich Hall

Friday Misc. Mayhem: Roberta, Downton and...

A few random bits that we had leftover to help you get done with your work week. One of the most startling things that happened when I started watching a lot of British panel shows was discovering somebody I hadn’t seen in forever...

Cupid Caught Napping

Black Phoenix Wants You Hot And Sweaty

I get it. I know why St. Valentine’s Day is in February. It is an example of the Catholic program of replacing pagan holidays with their own. In this case, replacing the Roman festival of Lupercalia with St. Valentine’s Day. The...

Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving From Need Coffee

So it’s Turkey Day here in America. And we extend this invitation to everyone in the world: if you want to join us in our overeating holiday, please feel free. But even if you don’t want to eat that much, we can all still find...