Sequel to "Tetsuo" this time has the Iron Man transforming into cyberkinetic gun when a gang of vicious skinheads kidnap his son. When the skinheads capture him, they begin to experiment on... See full summary »
A young boy gets jolted with electricity as he's climbing a tall cable pylon. As he gets older, he experiences intense fits of violence in which bolts of electricity burt from his fists. ... See full summary »
A strange man known only as the "metal fetishist", who seems to have an insane compulsion to stick scrap metal into his body, is hit and possibly killed by a Japanese "salaryman", out for a... See full summary »
Losing his son Tom in a hit and run triggers violent emotions in Anthony, whose body begins to transform. When the driver who killed Tom reappears, Anthony mutates into a mass of metal - a human weapon fuelled by an uncontrollable rage.
Full-throttle splatter-ific Japanese cyberpunk science fiction/horror at its most aggressive, this mind-blower about alien parasites that turn their human hosts into slave "Necroborgs" will leave you dizzy and drained - in a good way.
A yakuza enforcer is ordered to secretly drive his beloved colleague to be assassinated. But when the colleague unceremoniously disappears en route, the trip that follows is a twisted, surreal and horrifying experience.
Sort of a Japanese "Eraserhead", but makes less sense.
Definitely one of the most funked up movies I've seen, I rented this one at a Japanese video store, so there were no subtitles or dubbing. I don't think it would have helped anyway, there's really little dialogue, and I think this is primarily intended to enhance altered mindsets more than anything, if there is a plot here, it's minimal at best.
Anyway, I love this film, it's just so bizarre and out there, I've watched it 3 times, I still have no concept whatsoever of the point. A couple of people break into a building, there's some sort of creature there, then your thrust into some mind bending alternate universe, or maybe it's the creatures mind, or maybe it just injects the humans with some drug that makes them have some intense death trip, I don't know. This goes on for a while, very cheaply done, but using lots of dated, cheap, but effective camera and editing tricks to really mess with your mind. There's some blood and gore here too. Then, out of nowhere, we have some bizarre music video, shot outside, that slowly slides back into the dingy, grim world of slime and blood and hallucinoegins we were in before. After a while, the movie seems to end, but wait! It's not over yet, after the fadeout, strange noises and barely perceptible images fade back in, and we have a few more minutes of unintelligible weirdness. This is all accomponied by some very strange sounds and music, I'd love to have the "score" for this, it goes a long way in making the movie even more messed up.
Anyway, if you love really, really bizarre "artistic" films, seek this one out, though there's no U.S. release I know of.
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