Following the death of pioneering director Eiichi Yamamoto, Nick and Nicky revisit his psychedelic film Belladonna of Sadness, an incomparable piece of art confronting misogyny, classism, and sexual liberation.
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CONTENT WARNING: This column includes discussion of sexual assault and features erotic artistic images that includes nudity, phallic, and yonic imagery. This column is NSFW.
Well Nicky, I just spent another week in the Preview Guide mines and by god I need something to make me feel alive again. I need something artistic, ambitious. Something that will remind me why I love anime as an art form…