Film Review: Helldriver (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: An alien-spawned, mysterious mist blankets the northern half of Japan, transforming those who inhale it into ravenous, flesh-eating zombies hell-bent on devouring the surviving human population. Plunged into chaos, Japan is torn in two—the southern half of the country, where the populace remains untouched by the deadly gas, lives behind a heavily-fortified wall, while the northern half is a lawless, zombie-infected wasteland. Political forces are locked in a stalemate over whether the living dead … Continue reading

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Film Review: Gothic & Lolita Psycho (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: The film stars actress and gravure idol Rina Akiyama as Yuki, a girl who lives at home in peace until one day a unit of assassins breaks in and slaughters her mother. In order to reveal the truth behind the seemingly senseless murder, Yuki transforms herself into a demon of vengeance by donning gothic lolita clothing, wielding a parasol as a deadly weapon, and executing the guilty in the name of God. REVIEW:

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Tokyo Gore style – a Retrospective on the Films and Trends

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If you are a horror fan, if you are an Asian film horror fan or if you are an extreme horror fan, you have likely come across one if not more of these wonderfully quirky over-the-top films. The genre has struggled with classifying them as they tend to combine several different influences both Asian an Western. Lets throw out a few classifications, so that we are on the right page. These modern style Asian gore … Continue reading

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Film Review: Mutant Girls Squad (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Mutant Girls Squad (???? ???????, Sento Shojo: Chi no Tekkamen Densetsu?, literally translated as “Fighting Girls: Legend of the Blood of the Iron Mask”) is a Japanese film by Noboru Iguchi, Yoshihiro Nishimura and Tak Sakaguchi. The film is about Rin, a sixteen-year-old mutant girl who meets a gang of rebel mutants who aim to take revenge on humans for persecuting their race. The film had its international premiere at the New York Asian … Continue reading

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Revitalizing the Japanese gore film of tomorrow – Tokyo Extreme

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I am a total luncidal blood slurping cinema gorehound on a neverending search/hunt for my next gore fix!! And if you are too then you need to keep reading because if you are just finding out about these movies you will be thanking HorrorNews.net for enlightening you about these unbelievably bloodsoaked, gut ripping, head smashing, outrageously over the top gore flicks coming out of Japan! Look, I’ve all ready wrote the word ” gore ” three … Continue reading

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