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Film Review: Cello (2005)

SYNOPSIS: Mi-Yu, a virtuoso cellist, survives a horrific car accident and decides to become a music teacher. But just when her life seems to be in order, a series of eerie events involving her mute daughter, a creepy new housekeeper, and a dangerously obsessed former student, makes it clear that all is not well REVIEW: Director: Lee Woo-cheol Cast: Choi Ji-yeon, …

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Film Review: The Coffin (2008)

SYNOPSIS: Inspired by a true Thai ritual of lying in coffins to get rid of bad luck and prolong life, The Coffin is a supernatural thriller about a young man and a young woman who decide to go through the ritual in Thailand. REVIEW: The Examination Results: Balance of life and death, interrupted.  Director: Ekachai Uekrongtham Cast: Karen Mok, Ananda Everingham, …

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Film Review: The Heirloom (Zhaibian) (2005

SYNOPSIS: Twenty years ago, an inexplicable mass suicide occurred in the millionaire Yang household, where the entire family hanged themselves at the exact same time. Only one member survived. To this day, the case remains unsolved. Now, a distant relative inherits the house and moves in with his fiancee. Mysterious events begin to disturb their lives and force them to …

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Film Review: The Escapees (The Runaways) (1981)

SYNOPSIS: After escaping from an insane asylum, two beautiful women — one spunky, the other depressed — fall in with a troupe of erotic dancers and embark on a surreal journey full of violence, burlesque and lesbian hookups. Director Jean Rollin, the exploitation auteur behind such cult hits as Fascination and Requiem for a Vampire, delivers the sordid goods again …

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Film Review: Saint Francis (2007)

SYNOPSIS: Francis, the son of a corrupt TV preacher, tumbles down a hallucinatory rabbit-hole of sex, drugs, aliens, fratricide, and planetary apocalypse in this twisted take on the life of Saint Francis. REVIEW: Director: Ezra Allen Gould Cast: Charles Koutris, Dita Von Teese, Zalman King, Casey Anderson, Ryan Williams Sexy Dita Von Teese makes her film debut in this horror …

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Interview: Thomas Weissner – Editor “Asian Cult”

Who: THOMAS WEISSNER Books: EDITOR OF “ASIAN CULT CINEMA MAGAZINE: Thomas Weissner: EDITOR “ASIAN CULT CINEMA” Interview – 02.06.09 Scarlett– Thanks for stopping by to interview with us! Tom Weisser– Glad to be here with you. Scarlett– How did you become interested in Asian Cult movies? Tom Weisser– I could spin a story. But I presume you’d like the truth, as …

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Film Review: Loft (Shi no Otome) (2005)

SYNOPSIS: Suffering from writer’s block and some curious ailments, Reiko moves to a countryside home at her editor’s beckoning to quietly work on her next novel. Her new environment turns out to be anything but peaceful though when she sights her next door neighbor, mysteriously moving a thousand-year-old mummified corpse into his university lab for research. Though Reiko and her …

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Interview: Jay McRoy – Author

Jay McRoy: author- Interview – 12.09.08 Author Jay McRoy stopped by answer some questions about his books and shed a little light on Asian horror cinema! Check it out! Japanese Horror Cinema, Nightmare Japan : Contemporary Japanese Horror Cinema, and Monstrous Adaptations: Generic and Thematic Mutation in the Horror Film,are your latest books, can you tell us about them? Jese …

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