One Dark Night (1983)

Warning: You will be bored by 70 percent of “One Dark Night.” Then, all hell breaks loose. You will be forgiven for thinking the initial hour of this trapped-in-a-mausoleum horror flick would be more accurately titled “One Dull Movie.” But… Read More ›

The Ballad of Orin (1977)

“The Ballad of Orin” is a very pretty, very tranquil, very boring film. Because the setting is Japan, there’s automatic, built-in prettiness on account of the lush, gorgeous cherry blossoms everywhere you look, and cinematographer Kazuo Miyagawa, who also shot… Read More ›

Oriental Vixen (1974)

Forget the politically incorrect title. The real crime of “Oriental Vixen” is that the adult film’s cast doesn’t seem to know how to have sex. The stunningly lifeless “Oriental Vixen” exists in a weird gray area between hard- and soft-core… Read More ›