COMING SOON (2008) Reviews and overview

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‘When the movie ends, it’s not really the end…’

Coming Soon is a 2008 Thai horror film about a cinema employee who is pirating the movies that are being shown where he works. Unfortunately, one film he chooses is haunted by the ghost of an eye-gouging old hag who killed several children thirty years previously.

Directed by Sophon Sakdaphisit (The Promise; The Swimmers; LaddaLand; co-writer of Phobia and its sequel; Alone, 2007; Shutter, 2004) from a screenplay co-written with Kongkiat Khomsiri (as Kongkait Komesiri) and Chanajai Tonsaithong.

The GMM Tai Hub-Joy Luck Club Film House co-production stars Vorakarn Rojjanavatchra, Chantavit Dhanasevi, Sarinrat Thomas, Thanatorn Oudsahakul, Wanchat Kwangmuang and Oraphan Arjsamat.


“Unless you can’t get enough of Asian oh-so-creepy ghost women jump-cutting right in front of the camera with a sudden loud noise on the soundtrack, miss Coming Soon. It is a decent idea that was in need of a good screenplay to make it work and it didn’t get it.” The Boyg

“Sakdapisit tosses in a few effective setpieces and plenty of gouged-out eyes, but the majority of Coming Soon feels overly familiar and illogical”. Fangoria


” …it’s a nice mix of creepy and bloody…” The Horror Club

Coming Soon is a Ring copy but has its moments […] The disappointment about Coming Soon is that it has a great premise – victims becoming trapped inside a movie – but, aside from the sporadic interest provided by the abovementioned scenes, it is routine and there is little to it beyond the cliches set in place by Ring.” Moria


Main cast and characters:

Vorakan Rojchanawat … Som
Chantavit Dhanasevi … Chen
Sarinrat Thomas … Peoll
Thanatorn Oudsahakul … Shombra

Technical details:

80 minutes

Original title:

โปรแกรมหน้า วิญญาณอาฆาต aka Program Na Winyan Akat


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