Film Review: Dark Water (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: A mother and her 6 year old daughter move into a creepy apartment whose every surface is permeated by water. REVIEW: Following hot on the heels of the execrable Sadako 3D, here we have the perfect antidote. Dark Water is Hideo Nakata’s second adaptation of a KĂ´ji Suzuki story, and it is also one of several Japanese horror flicks to have been given the dubious honour of a Hollywood remake in the wake of … Continue reading

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Film Review: Chatroom (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A disturbed teenager sets up a chatroom with the intention of grooming someone into committing suicide. REVIEW: Not a horror film per se but nevertheless an upsetting psychological drama that avoids most of the pitfalls that commonly beset films based around current technology. It’s tempting to see this movie as a real departure for director Hideo Nakata, best known for his J-Horror series RINGU, and it’s true that it’s his first British film and … Continue reading

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