1. Lady Snowblood!
  2. Bloody revenge, Japanese-style!
  3. Kickass violent feminist action!
  4. So much blood! In the snow!
  5. Does this look familiar at all?
  6. Or this?
  7. That's right! It was a huge influence on Kill Bill, especially the whole O-Ren Ishii fight sequence.
  8. From Wikipedia: Lady Snowblood is a 1973 Japanese action thriller film directed by Toshiya Fujita and starring Meiko Kaji. It is based on a manga called Shurayukihime, recounting the tale of Yuki, a woman who seeks vengeance upon three people who raped her mother and killed her mother's husband and son.
  9. It's available on Hulu Plus in the Criterion section
  10. Write a list this time, won't you? Any list will do.
  11. Let's say we'll re-convene on the first of June? We'll have an extra-special guest programmer then.
  12. Enjoy!