Film Review: The Grudge (2004)

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SYNOPSIS: An American nurse living and working in Tokyo is exposed to a mysterious supernatural curse, one that locks a person in a powerful rage before claiming their life and spreading to another victim. REVIEW: Oh, to re-experience the film “The Grudge” is exciting indeed. Though for the record I love good Asian horror, and tend to gravitate to even good “Asian horror remakes”. This is one of few that in my perspective, qualify. There … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ju-on: The Grudge (2002)

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SYNOPSIS: A mysterious and vengeful spirit marks and pursues anybody who dares enter the house in which it resides. REVIEW: Ju-On the Grudge, directed by Takashi Shimizu, is a thrilling story of a haunted house and the people who have the misfortune of walking through its door. Rika (Megumi Okina) is a volunteer social worker charged with caring for Sachie (Chikako Isomura), an elderly woman who lives with her son and daughter-in-law. Rika arrives at … Continue reading

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Top 10 J-Horror Movies (Japanese Horror Movies)

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Asian horror films on the most part fall somewhere between “deep to my heart” to recycled nonsense. Though I do enjoy the thrill of weeding thru all the stinkers to find the gems. For anyone new to these, they present a special brand of fear and dread that is far removed from many Western releases. In fact, I’m quite confident in saying that Asian films tend to rule in the ghost and loony categories. Usually … Continue reading

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