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Movie: Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky

This offbeat action drama from Hong Kong stars Bin Shimada as Riki, a new prisoner at a high-tech penal institution of the future. Riki finds himself challenged by the prison's violent, corrupt guards, and when one of his friends is murdered by the jailers, Riki explodes into a fury of violence as he seeks bloody vengeance against all who would cross him. Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky has won a cult following for its deliberately outlandish martial arts violence, in which Riki displays the remarkable ability to punch through his victims -- and even blow them up. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 4, 2018 - 8 comments

Movie: May the Devil Take You

When her estranged father falls into a mysterious coma, a young woman seeks answers at his old villa, where she and her stepsister uncover dark truths.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 3, 2018 - 0 comments

Movie: The Night Comes for Us

After sparing a girl's life during a massacre, an elite Triad assassin is targeted by an onslaught of murderous gangsters.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Dec 3, 2018 - 7 comments

Tokyo Vampire Hotel: Episode 1  Season 1, Ep 1

In the year 2021, a war between ancient vampire families -- one of them the descendants of Dracula -- takes place on the streets of Tokyo just as the world teeters on the brink of apocalypse. Anyway, I think that's what's going on?! On Amazon Prime.
posted by kittens for breakfast on Jun 11, 2018 - 1 comment

Movie: Brawl in Cell Block 99

A former boxer-turned-drug runner lands in a prison battleground after a deal gets deadly.
posted by paper chromatographologist on Jan 3, 2018 - 6 comments

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