Friday, April 30, 2010
8,000 Miles 2: Girls Rapper - Yu Irie (2010)
"8000 Miles (Saitama's rapper)", Yu Irie's surprise winner of the top prize at the 2009 Yubari Fantastic International Film Festival, gets a sequel that focuses on a group of aspiring female rappers who go up against the boys from the first film. Fresh off its screening at this year's Nippon Connection Film Festival in Frankfurt "8000 Miles 2: Girls Rapper" is set to be released in Japan later this year.
Pussycat Great Mission! - Ryuichi Honda (2004)
Director Ryuichi Honda, the same man who brought us the retro rock comedy "GS Wonderland", staked his claim to revisionist 60's kitsch with his 2004 independent film "Pussycat Great Mission!" Three sexy and vicious go-go dancers plot to steal money from wheelchair bound yakuza boss, but end up getting much more than they bargained for. Also known by the title "Operation Pussycat!"