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Film Review: Don’t Look Up (Joyu-Rei) – (1996)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: A feature film director and his crew begin to question their debut production when the spirit of a murdered actress possesses a celluloid reel. REVIEW: Director: Hideo Nakata Cast: Yûrei Yanagi, Yasuyo Shiroshima, Kei Ishibashi, Ren Osugi, Takanori Kikuchi, Reita Serizawa. The Examination: Kindergarten Ghost Story. Japanese director Hideo Nakata achieved a degree of fame with Ringu, and …

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Film Review: Reincarnation (Rinne) – (2005)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Timid actress Nagisa Sugiura gets a lead role in a horror film that reenacts a mass murder. Years ago, a professor obsessed with reincarnation, killed the staff and guests of a hotel, including his own children. Nagisa has visions related to the horrendous event, and soon can’t tell the difference between the movie-shoot and the real killings. She …

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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 …

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Film Review: The Heirloom (Zhaibian) (2005

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Twenty years ago, an inexplicable mass suicide occurred in the millionaire Yang household, where the entire family hanged themselves at the exact same time. Only one member survived. To this day, the case remains unsolved. Now, a distant relative inherits the house and moves in with his fiancee. Mysterious events begin to disturb their lives and …

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Film Review: The Escapees (The Runaways) (1981)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: After escaping from an insane asylum, two beautiful women — one spunky, the other depressed — fall in with a troupe of erotic dancers and embark on a surreal journey full of violence, burlesque and lesbian hookups. Director Jean Rollin, the exploitation auteur behind such cult hits as Fascination and Requiem for a Vampire, delivers the …

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Film Review: Saint Francis (2007)

Rate This Movie SYNOPSIS: Francis, the son of a corrupt TV preacher, tumbles down a hallucinatory rabbit-hole of sex, drugs, aliens, fratricide, and planetary apocalypse in this twisted take on the life of Saint Francis. REVIEW: Director: Ezra Allen Gould Cast: Charles Koutris, Dita Von Teese, Zalman King, Casey Anderson, Ryan Williams Sexy Dita Von Teese makes her film debut …

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Interview: Thomas Weissner – Editor “Asian Cult”

Who: THOMAS WEISSNER Books: EDITOR OF “ASIAN CULT CINEMA MAGAZINE: Thomas Weissner: EDITOR “ASIAN CULT CINEMA” Interview – 02.06.09 Scarlett– Thanks for stopping by to interview with us! Tom Weisser– Glad to be here with you. Scarlett– How did you become interested in Asian Cult movies? Tom Weisser– I could spin a story. But I presume you’d like the truth, as …

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Film Review: A Tale of Two Sisters (2003)

Rate This Movie  SYNOPSIS: Following the death of their mother, sisters Su-mi and Su-yeon are sent to a mental hospital. When they are released, they are greeted by their father and taken home. Once there, it becomes obvious that this isn’t the wholesome family unit that the girls’ new stepmother wishes it was. Disturbing and seemingly unexplainable events happen and …

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