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ASIAN SCREAM QUEENS: Kayako SaekiĀ (Ju-On)

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ABOUT: When someone dies amidst rage and intense wrath, those feelings remain at the death site and kills whoever it touches.Ā My name is Kayako Saeki and I am the fulfiller of the Ju-On curse.Ā  My life has been filled with torment. My mother, Nakagawa Kawamata, was a spirit exorcist and used me to eat the evil spirits she drove away from her patients. This caused me to be shunned and treated cruelly by all whom … Continue reading

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Film Review: Coming Soon (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: A young projectionist, Chen, decides to illegally record a newly released horror movie. After falling asleep during the screening, he wakes to find that his co-conspirator has disappeared and left his camera behind. Suddenly, the horror movie that they were watching in the cinema starts to happen to them in real life. REVIEW: Director: Sophon Sakdapisit Cast: Chantawit Tanasaewe, Worakan Rojanawat Examination Results: Donā€™t expect edge of the seat horror You may recognize Sophon … Continue reading

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ASIAN SCREAM QUEENS: Jin-hie (Phone)

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ABOUT: My name is Jin-hie, although some like to call me disturbed. I like to say I was passionate. I was a schoolgirl from South Korea who was madly in love with a man named Chang-hoon. We shared many special moments together, and he was especially fond of my piano playing. His favorite song was Moonlight Sonata! Even though Chang-hoon was married, that didnŹ¼t stop my love for him. To show my adoration, I even … Continue reading

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ASIAN SCREAM QUEENS: Asami Yamazaki (Audition)

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ABOUT: ā€œKiri kiri kiri kiri kiriā€, the sound of a beautiful Japanese songbird to some, to others, a painful pathway to truth. You may know me from Audition, but please allow me to introduce myself, I am Asami Yamazaki. Quiet, obedient, and well spoken, I have been told that I am everything that a man desires in a woman. All I ask for is that the man in my life, love me, and only me. … Continue reading

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Film Review: Audition (1999)

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SYNOPSIS: Director Takashi Miike fashions an explosive drama in Audition. Shigeharu Aoyama (Ryo Ishibashi) has lived as a widower for too long and decides it’s time to marry again. But how will he find a wife? When a friend suggests he hold a fake audition to pick the right woman, he takes him up on it — only to realize that his choice may be a better actress than he bargained for. REVIEW: Director: Takashi … Continue reading

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