Shaun vs. Audition (1999)

audition1Directed by Takashi Miike

Starring Ryo Ishibashi and Eihi Shiina

Aoyama, a long-widowed father, is urged by his son to get out there and find another woman to love.  After speaking with a friend who also happens to be a film producer, he meets several women who think they are taking part in a film audition, until he meets the perfect woman.  Or so he thinks. Continue reading

Shaun vs. Evil Dead Trap (1988)

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Directed by Toshiharu Ikeda

Starring Miyuki Ono, Aya Katsuragi and Hitomi Kobayashi

A Japanese talk show host takes a group of co-workers to investigate a nearby abandoned building where a series of snuff films may have been made.  Care to take a guess what happens to them? Continue reading

Shaun vs. Battle Royale (2000)

br1Directed by Kinji Fukasaku

Starring Beat Takeshi, Tatsuya Fujiwara and Taro Yamamoto

In a future Japan, the country has become overcrowded so the government passes the “Battle Royale” law, which takes classes of children from middle schools (junior highs) and puts them on a small island to fight to the death.  Only one student can live so it’s everyone for themselves.  Now THAT’S a reality show! Continue reading