I can confirm Chocolate is the real deal!

In perhaps a really bad secret, I’m out at the Berlinale/European Film Market this year. Todd Brown at Twitch (trailer) posted the incredible trailer for the Thai film Chocolate. I was perhaps incredibly skeptical and hesitant if the film could out due its trailer. Some films just are great trailers and lousy films. I can…

QUICK TAKE РGushonure hitozuma ky̫shi РSeifuku de idaite (1999)

*** NON-SPOILER QUICK TAKE *** Gushonure hitozuma kyôshi – Seifuku de idaite” aka “Despite All That” is an earlier “pink” film from director Shinji IMAOKA’s (Uncle’s Paradise). At the core you can tell this is a Imaoka film as it displays his knack for cutting black humor (there are some really funny moments in it)…