As sadomasochistic yakuza enforcer Kakihara searches for his missing boss he comes across Ichi, a repressed and psychotic killer who may be able to inflict levels of pain that Kakihara has only dreamed of.
Genre: Action & Adventure, Art House & International, Comedy, Drama, Horror
Looking for a little culture in your life? Try these hand-picked contemporary foreign-language horror flicks, including critically-acclaimed Swedish chiller 'Let the Right One In' and definitive New-French-Extremity exemplar 'High Tension'. Remember: you don't need subtitles for a scream!
While some might call them 'visionary', 'challenging', or 'haunting', and may even be right, the vast majority of people would simply identify them as 'f-cked up'. Don't believe us? Watch 'A Serbian Film'.
If it's 'your thing', then check out this collection of the goriest modern horror films to date, with more blood than a Red Cross, and some gratuitous nudity thrown in free. Well, who are we to judge - we put the thing together!
If you saw this title and your heart gave a little leap for joy, perhaps your Friday nights should be spent in therapy, not watching movies. Nevertheless, here are the very best (worst?) horrors depicting the graphic mutilation of hapless victims.
Thrillers featuring one of the world's most feared criminal organization. Apparently in Japan the Yakuza are referred to the police only as "Violent Groups", whereas they refer to themselves as "Chivalrous Organizations". We'll leave it up to you to decide which title should apply to which!
Tarantino isn't the only one with an interest in reviving the glory days of grindhouse cinema. These Japanese directors have taken up the torch to produce some blood-soaked neo-grindhouse flicks that marry heinous subject matter with traditional Japanese themes and aesthetics. Tanoshimimasu!