On her sixteenth birthday, Rin (Yumi Sugimoto), a bullied, timid schoolgirl witnesses her parents killed by fearful, anti-mutant humans. Rins dormant mutant abilities are awakened and she ... See full summary »
It's Cheerleader Camp time and the beautiful, busty teams are ready to compete for the State Championship. On their way, one team is brutally murdered by a masked maniac, now the Red team will fight for more than the title.
Shinichi Sanada, a young high school student, attempts to kill himself by jumping to his death. Shinichi survives but is seriously injured. Hayato Fujiwara (Yusuke Yamada), the High School ... See full summary »
AS group of young schoolgirls walking through the woods is attacked and raped by a gang of thugs. Only one of the girls survives, but is badly injured. She is found by a scientist who takes... See full summary »
Five college women buy the old Hokstedter place for their new sorority house. They got it cheap because of the bloody incidents from five years before. They decide to stay in it for the ... See full summary »
Yoshie, the younger and ill-treated sister of a renowned Geisha, is discovered to have natural strength and fighting ability. She's recruited into an army of Geisha assassins by the rich ... See full summary »
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This film is similar to 'The Thin Red Line.' A friend described that film as 'The worst war movie' he ever saw. "It's not a war film," I said. And this film, "Oneechanbara: The Movie - Vortex", is not a zombie film. It oscilates wildly between unspeakable bloody carnage and great wobbly massive hooters.
Its getting to be a common thing for people associated with big budget movies to give 1 star ratings to wonderful indie/foreign (non Hollywood) movies (usually before the movie is even released). A little advice. the way to tell, if that is the case. Look and see what other reviews a person has set. If this is the only review they did... it is probably someone associated a rival (Hollywood) film ... as is the case with the first few low star reviews for this excellent movie.
What if Kurosawa employed bikini babes in his films? Watch "Oneechanbara: The Movie - Vortex", now, to find out! It must be an acquired taste all this slaying and dismembering in a terribly fun zombie movie. The characters are deep enough that we care about them and the visuals are excellent. Over the coming days you will be hearing a lot about Avatar, and some of the critical reaction is bound to focus on its weaknesses in a bid to appear appropriately reserved and objective. But this is not a film to be dissected or examined, rather one to be experienced with a warm crowd, a great sound system, in 3D as you bask in the knowledge that the Onee Chanbara is back!
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