Yakuza Law

Yakuza Law (Cert 18) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 96 minutes approx. “The Yakuza are groups of men bound by ironclad rules.” So boasts the legend at the start of this film, which may very well be true but it does also give the “King of Cult” Teruo Ishii an opportunity to … Continue reading Yakuza Law

Blind Woman’s Curse (Kaidan nobori ryû)

Blind Woman’s Curse (Kaidan nobori ryû) Japan (1970) Dir. Teruo Ishii Led by their new female boss, Akemi (Meiko Kaji) the daughter of their recently murdered leader, the Tachibana clan attack the rival Gouda clan in revenge but during the fight Akemi’s blade accidentally strikes and blinds Gouda’s younger sister Aiko (Hoki Tokuda). Almost immediately … Continue reading Blind Woman’s Curse (Kaidan nobori ryû)