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Film Review: Tormented (2011)


SYNOPSIS: Daigo doesn’t speak anymore. Not since he killed that rabbit on the playground at school. His sister, Kiriko, is worried. He’s bullied. He sleepwalks. And their father is no help, trapped in his own grief and illustrating fantasy worlds where families are happily reunited and no one dies. They never should have gone to that 3D movie. The one …

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Film Review: 7500 (2014)


SYNOPSIS: Passengers aboard a flight across the Pacific Ocean encounter a supernatural force. REVIEW: “Ghosts on a Plane.” Aware of only a vague plot synopsis before firing up our latest, it took about halfway in for that humorous alternate title to pop into my melon. Once there, it refused to leave. My apologies to anyone I’ve doomed to the same …

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Film Review: Alter Ego (2014/2002)


SYNOPSIS: A model shoot in an abandoned, old school turns horrific when death in the form of murderous dopplegangers begins to hunt down the models and the crew. REVIEW: Alter Ego (A Conjuring School) is being released as a forgotten classic from a master of Japanese horror. That master is director Takashi Shimizu, the maestro behind the Ju-On series and …

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Film Review: The Grudge (2004)


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 …

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The Latest From Takashi Shimizu Will Leave Your TORMENTED


From the director of THE GRUDGE comes a new spooker titled TORMENTED. Got the press release this morning, it’s heading to Blu-ray and all the info is below: From the legendary director of The Grudge, Takashi Shimizu takes an unflinching look into childhood fears, the ties that hold a family together, and bloody secrets that won’t stay dead when TORMENTED …

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