It’s safe to say that we’ve created our share of iconic horror characters here in America. Horror icons like Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street), Michael Myers (Halloween), or Jason Vorhees (Friday the 13th) are so highly recognizable, that they’re pretty much synonymous with the mere concept of a horror movie. Even so, no country handles horror quite like Japan does.
Japanese horror films have a much-deserved reputation for... Read More
American Guinea Pig: Bouquet of Guts and Gore is about a group of disturbed film makers kidnapped 2 women and brought into there own twisted playground of drugs, torture,sadism,and murder in hopes to create there own snuff film. And through it all will leave you shocked and disturbed.
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
Some of the best horror films in the world have only come out of Japan. Let's take a look at some of the most memorable Japanese horror movies. 10. DARK WATER Dark Water is a 2002 horror-drama from director Hideo Nakata. The film is based on a piece of work by Koji Suzuki. The film was remade for Western audiences in 2005. directed by Walter Salles and starring Jennifer Connelly. In Dark Water, Yoshimi (Hitomi Kuroki) is in the middle of an ugly divorce and has to move into a dilapidated apartment with her daughter. A leak forms in the building’s ceiling and gets worse... Read More
Well, guys. It appears as if our friends over at Bloody-Disgusting may have got it a little wrong. A few weeks ago they reported that F. Javier Gutierrez’s Rings will be a prequel that takes place before the 2002 remake of The Ring. However that does not appear to be the case as the director, F. Javier Gutierrez has took to Twitter to put the record straight. Hey peeps, #Rings is NOT a prequel, the story takes place 13 years after #TheRing Alex Roe (The 5th Wave) has scored the lead male role in the upcoming film which will also star Italian actress Matilda Lutz. So, guys. What do you think of having the film set 13 years... Read More