The Lodgers Movie
Home | Film Reviews | Asian Reviews (page 4)

Asian Reviews

Film Review: Audition (1999)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: “In Tokyo, Shigeharu Aoyama is a widower that grieves the loss of his wife and raises his son Shigehiko Aoyama alone. Seven years later, the teenage Shigehiko asks why his middle-aged father does not remarry and Shigeharu meets his friend Yasuhisa Yoshikawa, who is a film producer, and tells his intention. However, Shigeharu has difficulties to …

Read More »

Film Review: Freeze Me (2000)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A woman who has fled her hometown to escape a violent encounter in her past is tracked down by her assailants five years later and must resort to her own brand of violence in order to survive. REVIEW: As someone who generally tends to avoid rape-revenge films, this was an oft-uncomfortable viewing experience for me. But …

Read More »

Film Review: The Seventh Curse (1986)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Professor, adventurer and author Doctor Yuan Chen discovers he’s been afflicted with always fatal “Seventh Curse” for interfering with a Thai tribes blood sacrifice. Now he must return to the dark jungles to find a cure. But he’ll have to endure car crashes, booby traps, little demons, big demons, and savage natives— and that’s just reel …

Read More »

Film Review: 3 A.M. 3D (2012)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A trio of creepy stories from Thailand that includes a tale about a haunted wig, one about a mortician in training falling in love with the ghost of a dead woman, and two jokesters learning that there are dire consequences for playing pranks on certain people.  REVIEW: I wasn’t very familiar with 3 A.M. before I watched it …

Read More »

Film Review: Be My Guest (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A peaceful family vacation on the mountainside turns deadly when a man’s disgruntled ex-employee arrives seeking a bloody revenge. REVIEW: South Korean films hold a very special place in my heart for their predilection toward genre-bending. Films like Madeo (2009) and The Wailing (2016) exquisitely blend elements of drama, horror, intrigue, and light comedy, offering film …

Read More »

Film Review: Cello (2005)

Rate This Movie 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 …

Read More »

Film Review: Death Trance (2005)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: The fate of the world hangs in the balance as an apprentice monk is tasked with retrieving a powerful, enchanted coffin stolen from a temple by an opportunistic thief with possibly nefarious intentions. REVIEW: Let me preface this review by saying that I’ve not read the manga on which this action-fantasy film was based. Fangirls and …

Read More »

Film Review: Visits (2009)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Set in cosmopolitan Kuala Lumpur, VISITS presents a disturbing omnibus of four interwoven ghost stories directed by cutting-edge Malaysian filmmakers, Low Ngai Yuen, James Lee, Tian Hann, and Ho Yugang. When the dead have unfinished business with the living…. REVIEW: 4 Stories from beyond. New Asian thriller “Visits” is a 4 story anthology dealing with issues …

Read More »

Film Review: School on Fire (1988)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A young schoolgirl gets involved in the triads of Hong Kong after a classmate is killed in a fight. REVIEW: Of all the taboo subjects discussed in movies, school shootings and gratuitous violence among teenagers probably hits close to home for all of us. Which can only make excellent fodder for dramatic cinema. School on Fire …

Read More »
Social Media Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com