Mario Bava’s The Girl Who Knew Too Much
League of Gentlemen is a little bit like if Bulldog Drummond’s humorous classified ad was answered by a fellow demobilized officer putting together a crew for a heist.
Camp, Kobayashi, and the Psychedelic Grandeur of Black Tight Killers
It may have taken until 1983’s Octopussy for James Bond to visit India, but 007’s influence on the subcontinent’s cinema stretches back much farther, part of a global phenomenon that produced hundreds of swanky spy films.
Asia-Pol‘s plot is as simple and convoluted as one expects from your average spy film: Jô Shishido stars as George, a Japanese-Chinese gangster who hates Japan and has vowed to destroy it by smuggling gold and destroying its economy.
Who Saw Her Die? is the rare giallo that succeeds on an emotional level, thanks primarily to a committed performance from former James Bond George Lazenby.
Ypotron is a light and airy espionage adventure with sci-fi elements and almost no interest whatsoever in its own plot, so enamored is it instead with low-budget globe-trotting and extremely large hats.
This movie is a total bomb, and that didn’t stop me from enjoying it. Don’t listen to me, because I’m going to tell you to see Asambhav. The universal chorus of bad reviews this movie received are right, and I am wrong.
Golgo 13 was (is) a long-running Japanese comic book aimed primarily at bitter guys in dead-end salaryman jobs who harbored daydreams of being tough-as-nails murderous sex machines.
If you can roll with the first five minutes of Scorpions and Miniskirts, then you are probably going to be able to walk away with a sense of having been entertained while feeling like you didn’t quite get everything for which you’d hoped.
Grappling with Sex Revolution Disappointment in Deep End
Prostitutes, Profumo, and the Pleasure Girls