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Lone Wolf and Cub Double Feature: Sword of Vengeance/Baby Cart at the River Styx (1972)

Very late in the second film of the Lone Wolf and Cub series, in the middle of a desolate desert, one of the deadliest hired assassins in the world has his throat cut by the former Shogunate Executioner, Itto Ogami (Tomisaburo … Continue reading

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Belladonna of Sadness (1973)

Earlier this year I reviewed A Thousand and One Nights (1969) and Cleopatra (1970), the first two films from the experimental, adult-themed “Animerama” series from manga legend Osamu Tezuka (Astro Boy). The first film beat Fritz the Cat (1972) to … Continue reading

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