As if raising a child wasn’t stressful enough without ghosts wrecking everything.
It surely shouldn’t take a fantasy psychodrama to learn that bad things happen when you drill holes in people’s heads.
Over Your Dead Body
Takashi Miike shows us that when life gives you Iemon, you make Iemonade.
Secrets in the Hot Spring
Haunted by the past, ghosts, and its own inability to keep a straight face for longer than one minute, Secrets of the Hot Spring is a fun, but messy Taiwanese horror-comedy.
Uzumaki (and the Problems with Adapting Junji Ito)
Uzumaki, the movie, will no doubt be many people’s first foray into the twisted mind of Junji Ito – so does it do him justice?
In Michael Wong’s bite-sized horror, tattoos are always painful. [Screaming] I don’t often review films that can be watched, end credits and all, in less time than it takes for the kettle to boil. Mostly because not a lot of films exist that fit this criteria: after all it’s kind of difficult to fit your … Continue reading The Tattooist
Zu: Warriors from the Magic Mountain
A young soldier finds himself in way over his head in this adaptation of Huanzhulouzhu’s fantasy novel.
An old woman runs rampant and terrifies a bunch of soldiers for seventy-five minutes in Gilbert Chan’s low-key horror.
In John Hsu’s adaptation of Detention the terror is frighteningly real.
It’s the audience that suffers the most in Hisaaki Nagaoka’s tedious, tiresome attempt at horror.
Being trapped indoors doesn’t feel like such a crazy notion in Cho Il-hyung and Matt Naylor’s accidentally prescient zombie film.
A schoolgirl fights, runs and lives through one absolutely terrible day in Sion Sono’s wild action-horror.