RING (1998) Reviews and overview

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Arrow Films’ restoration of Hideo Nakata’s Ring (1998) is being released in cinemas across the UK from March 1st. Check here for showings. The film …

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SADAKO (2019) Reviews and overview

Sadako is a 2019 Japanese supernatural horror feature film directed by Hideo Nakata (Ghost Theater; The Ring Two 2005; Dark Water; Ring, 1998) from a screenplay by Noriaki Sugihara, based …

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GHOST THEATRE (2015) Japanese horror

Ghost Theatre – aka Ghost Theater and original title: Gekijô rei – is a 2015 Japanese supernatural horror film directed by Hideo Nakata (Ring; Ring 2; Dark Water; Kaidan) from a screenplay …

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MONSTERZ (2014)

Monsterz is a 2014 Japanese horror feature film by Hideo Nakata (Ring). It is a remake of Min-suk Kim’s 2010 film Haunters. It stars Tatsuya Fujiwara, Takayuki Yamada, Satomi Ishihara, Tomorowo Taguchi, and …

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Essential Horror

The films on this ‘Essential’ list are important in terms of their global impact on the horror movie genre, either for their box office draw, artistic merit, cult credibility, or …

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THE COMPLEX (2013) Reviews and overview

The Complex (original title: クロユリ団地 Kuroyuri danchi) is a 2013 Japanese horror feature film directed by Hideo Nakata (Ring, Ring 2, Dark Water) from a screenplay by Junya Kato and Ryuta Miyake. Plot: Asuka (Atsuko Maeda), a …

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SADAKO 3D 2 (2013) Reviews and overview

Sadako 3D 2 is a 2013 Japanese horror film directed by Tsutomu Hanabusa based on a novel by Kôji Suzuki. The film stars Miori Takimoto, Satomi Ishihara, Kôji Seto and Yûsuke Yamamoto. It is slated for an August 30th release …

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DARK WATER (2002) Reviews and overview

Dark Water – 仄暗い水の底から – Honogurai Mizu no soko kara – literally “From the bottom of Dark Water” – is a 2002 Japanese horror film directed by Hideo Nakata (Ghost Theatre; The Complex; Ring and its sequel) from …

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