After a chain of deaths at a junior high school, new transfer student Koichi Sakakibara (Kento Yamazaki) turns to a mysterious girl (Ai Hashimoto) who holds the key to the dark mystery. In the spring of 1998, 15-year-old Koichi Sakakibara's (Kento Yamazaki) father goes abroad and Koichi Sakakibara goes to live with his aunt Reiko Mikami (Ai Kato), who lives in a mountain region. Not long after he moves in with his aunt, he collapses from a pneumothorax attack and becomes hospitalized. One day, at the elevator in the hospital, Koichi meets a pretty girl wearing a uniform and an eye patch. Koichi just stares at her. The pretty... Read More
Direction is just as important as story and even more important than acting. For this reason I probably have more favorite directors than I do actors or actresses. Takashi Miike is easily in my top five all time favorite directors. Before there was Imprint(Masters of Horror Season 1 Episode 13), there was Ichi the Killer andHappiness of the Katakuris. And before those two cinematic gems there was Audition; an absolute masterpiece of Japanese horror film making.
Taken from a novel written by Ryu Murakami, Audition starts by introducing us to a widower,... Read More
Theresa Palmer – The Grudge 2 You may not have loved The Grudge, which means you definitely hated The Grudge 2, but there’s one thing we all love about that sequel: it gave us Teresa Palmer. Today, Palmer is a becoming a star, blossoming in front of eyes. We started paying attention after Warm Bodies in 2013, but her first feature film role was The Grudge 2. In that movie, Palmer played the b*tchy Vanessa, a bully who eventually gets killed in a phone booth in one of the stupidest scenes in the movie, but who cares, she’s hot and that’s what’s important. The schoolgirl outfit was slimming as... Read More