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Bruce Lee Against Supermen   5/19/22
by Rockatansky
Yet here, Li appears dressed as Kato in a few early scenes, yet the bad guys consistently refer to him as the Green Hornet.

The Street Fighter   5/17/22
by Rockatansky
But after the inmate's brother and sister are unable to pay up, Chiba gets in a fight that leads to the brother's gruesome death (Chiba's culpability is questionable as the brother accidentally leaps out the window) and then sells the sister into sexual slavery (Chiba's culpability is undeniable in ...

A Taxing Woman's Return   5/11/22
by Rockatansky
Yet while there are still funny moments (the followers barging into a room in unison and angrily demanding the tax inspectors leave immediately after Miyamoto tries to do her bad cop routine; Miyamoto trying to fake religious mania with gyrations that bring to mind Martin Short's dance moves in Clif...

The Prey   5/08/22
by Rockatansky
What if I told you that with the exception of the opening scene, there isn't any killing for over thirty minutes into this eighty minute movie, and when the slashing does happen, it's not especially gruesome?

The Nine Demons   5/08/22
by Rockatansky
Earlier scenes seem to blend the action into the mise en scene, only to puncture the effect when switching to handheld (an effect he'd employ in his earlier movies but this time with the added benefit of Steadicam-like fluidity) while later scenes feature such highlights as fighting while waterskiin...

Devil Story   5/04/22
by Rockatansky
While the monster in the movie does wear the same Nazi uniform (something which is never explained in the movie, for the record), his general appearance is less like the wild-eyed decaying zombie suggested by the poster and more like beloved actor Peter Boyle, star of such classics as Taxi Driver, Y...

Ilsa, the Mad Butcher   5/03/22
by Rockatansky
The movie also deserves some points for a not entirely politically correct but still sympathetic portrayal of a trans character, who happens to get the best line in the movie.

Death on the Nile   4/27/22
by Rockatansky
(That movie co-starred Charles Grodin, who would have killed it in this movie.

Ilsa: She Wolf of the SS   4/27/22
by Rockatansky
(The two funniest moments in the movie involve the drum-and-fife music that plays after this scene, a cross between Yankee Doodle Dandy and Dixie, and the shocked reaction of another prisoner upon learning his abilities.

Ilsa, Harem Keeper of the Oil Sheiks   4/27/22
by Rockatansky
All that being said, even though this is better made, I suspect Ilsa would not be quite the icon as she is were this the first movie, as the original's junkier construction lets her presence shine in a way this better rounded movie does not.


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