At a given age, people start getting into Tai Chi or Buddism or Oriental Coocking.
I going through an Asian Movie Phase.
My two tools are Azureus and an all time Top100 list gathered by the Hong Kong Film Awards.
The list is not to be underestimated, it features films that are not on imdb.
Yesterday I tried to watch with open eyes Tsukamoto’s ‘Tokyo Fist’, it is to Raging Bull what Ragin Bull was to Rocky.
Boxing as (self)mutilation and the urge to kill, and an equally harsh portrayal of life in a couple.
Essentially Tsukamoto remains true to what he had established with both Tetsuo’s: keep the budget low, do it all yourself and concentrate on passing on how your characters live their hell.
Above Brussels on my shopping trip to the Chinese supermarket.