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Review: Happily Ever After (2007)

Originally written June 4, 2009 Combine a moody, sullen and angry ex-Yakuza (Abe Hiroshi) with a loving, timid and hard working woman (Nakatani Miki) and you get the epitome of […]

Recent problems with either my host or my WP configuration (my host insists that the problem was with my WP install, even though the config hasn’t changed for the last […]

Missing Links

Recent problems with either my host or my WP configuration (my host insists that the problem was with my WP install, even though the config hasn’t changed for the last […]

Review: Negative Happy Chainsaw Edge

You would be fooled (like I was) into thinking that this film is all about blood and gore … it’s not. In fact, although the villain is indeed a chainsaw […]

New Japanese DVD Releases for 2009

Good news! The UK based Third Window Films will be releasing a veritable feast of Japanese movies on DVD in 2009. On browsing the catalogue it looks like they will […]

Anna Tsuchiya is back with a new album – Nudy Show!, released last week on the 29th. When I first looked at the track list I was a little disappointed […]

Music Tip #9 [2008-11-03] Anna in Nudy Show!

Anna Tsuchiya is back with a new album – Nudy Show!, released last week on the 29th. When I first looked at the track list I was a little disappointed […]

In 2007, a movie was released in Japan called Sakuran [さくらん]. This amazing flick made an impression on me on a few levels, mostly the Anna Tsuchiya level but then […]

Music Tip #6 [2008-09-24] Shiina Ringo

In 2007, a movie was released in Japan called Sakuran [さくらん]. This amazing flick made an impression on me on a few levels, mostly the Anna Tsuchiya level but then […]

I belong to an affiliate program run through a company called Webgains. I don’t use it that much but every now and then I might see a flick from Japan, […]

Hah!

I belong to an affiliate program run through a company called Webgains. I don’t use it that much but every now and then I might see a flick from Japan, […]

The Internet connection I’m poaching finally comes back up today and I’m able to catch up on about 300 emails, unfortunately about 299 of them are spam. Same with the […]

Sunday May 27th, 2007

The Internet connection I’m poaching finally comes back up today and I’m able to catch up on about 300 emails, unfortunately about 299 of them are spam. Same with the […]

I gotta get some stronger sleeping pills. I watched a great little flick last night – ‘Initial D‘, a Chinese/Japanese collaboration based on the pretty awesome Manga of the same […]

Not dope…

I gotta get some stronger sleeping pills. I watched a great little flick last night – ‘Initial D‘, a Chinese/Japanese collaboration based on the pretty awesome Manga of the same […]

The blog has suffered from indifference just recently. I’ve not really felt up to making the entries I usually do, for the only reason that I’ve been in a complete […]

Monday April 17th, 2006

The blog has suffered from indifference just recently. I’ve not really felt up to making the entries I usually do, for the only reason that I’ve been in a complete […]