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Film Review: Tomie: Forbidden Fruit (Tomie: Saishuu-sho – Kindan no kajitsu) (2002)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Tomie terrorizes an artistically inclined young girl and her widowed father, slowly integrating herself into the family. REVIEW: Tomie: Forbidden Fruit is the fifth installment of the nine-part Tomie series. It’s directed by Shun Nakahara and stars Nozomi Ando as the infamous she devil, both of which do an adequate job in bringing yet another Tomie …

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Film Review: Ghost Net (Gwai mong) (2017)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The movie features three ghost stories set in Hong Kong, beginning with Vivian, who, after moving into a new place, gets involved in spooky incidents with her neighbors. The next story follows Scarlet, who unknowingly receives a tattoo with sinister secrets. The final story is about a group of university students, who awaken the vengeful spirits …

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Film Review: The Last Coffin (Saigo no Hitsugi) (2003)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: In the movie, a strange crossword puzzle starts circulating amongst Chiri’s (Rena Komine) friends, and they soon begin getting murdered one by one in horrifying ways. At night, Chiri can seemingly view their deaths in her dreams, causing her to lose sleep. Depressed and confused, she wanders into an old orphanage where she spent her childhood …

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Film Review: Tomie: Replay (2000)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A young girl looking through her father’s notes finds something written about the last experiment he worked on before he went insane. Everything looks ordinary until the name “Tomie” begins appearing throughout the notebook. REVIEW: The regenerating she devil is back once more in the third installment of the nine-part Tomie series directed by Tomijiro Mitsuishi. …

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Film Review: Midnight Hair (Yèbàn Shūtóu) (2014)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: An expecting couple move to a rural mountain villa. Shortly after arriving, they begin experiencing horrific supernatural occurances. REVIEW: Midnight Hair is a Chinese horror thriller by the director Liu Ning. It starts as what seems like a bog standard haunted house movie, but changes pace towards the end morphing into a crime mystery. So, a …

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