WE’RE GOING TO EAT YOU (1980) Reviews and overview

We’re Going to Eat You is a Hong Kong horror-comedy film directed by Tsui Hark. The film is about a secret agent with code number 999 who is attempting to …

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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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HELLDRIVER (2010) Reviews and overview

Helldriver is a 2010 Japanese splatter film directed by Yoshihiro Nishimura (Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl; Tokyo Gore Police; Zombie TV). The movie stars Yumiko Hara and Eihi Shiina and was …

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VAMPIRE GIRL VS. FRANKENSTEIN GIRL (2009) Reviews and overview

Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl (吸血少女対少女フランケン, Kyūketsu Shōjo tai Shōjo Furanken) is a 2009 Japanese horror feature film. It was directed by Yoshihiro Nishimura (Helldriver; Tokyo Gore Police; Zombie TV) and Naoyuki Tomomatsu. It is based on a …

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VARAN THE UNBELIEVABLE (1958) Reviews and overview

Varan the Unbelievable, released in Japan as Giant Monster Varan (大怪獣バラン Daikaijū Baran), is a 1958 Kaiju film directed by Ishirō Honda and Eiji Tsuburaya (special effects), and their last black-and-white monster film. …

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23:59 (2011) Reviews and overview

‘An army ghost story’ 23:59 is a 2011 Malaysian–Singaporean horror film directed by Gilbert Chan. Plot: 1983: A group of young soldiers are on the last leg of their national service, …

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BANGKOK HAUNTED (2001) Reviews and overview

Bangkok Haunted (Thai: ผีสามบาท) is a 2001 Thai horror film compilation, directed by Oxide Pang and Pisut Praesangeam. At the time of its release in Thailand, Bangkok Haunted was the second-biggest grossing Thai horror film since Nang Nak in 1999. Plot: A trio …

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INTO THE MIRROR (2003) Reviews and overview

Into the Mirror – original title: 거울 속으로 – is a 2003 South Korean horror feature film about a series of grisly deaths in a department store, all involving mirrors, and the troubled detective who investigates …

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HIRUKO THE GOBLIN (1991) Reviews and overview

Hiruko the Goblin aka Yōkai Hantā: Hiruko (妖怪ハンター ヒルコ Ghost Hunter: Hiruko) is a 1991 Japanese horror feature film directed by Shinya Tsukamoto and starring Kenji Sawada. It is based on a manga by Daijiro Morohoshi. Plot: Reijiro Hieda was known as a …

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GODZILLA VS. HEDORAH (1971) Reviews and overview

Godzilla vs. the Smog Monster or Godzilla vs. Hedorah (ゴジラ対ヘドラ Gojira tai Hedora), is a 1971 Japanese science fiction kaiju film produced by Toho. Directed by Yoshimitsu Banno and featuring special effects by Teruyoshi Nakano, the film starred Akira Yamauchi, Toshie Kimura, …

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INNER SENSES (2002) Reviews and overview

Inner Senses is a 2002 Hong Kong psychological horror film directed by Law Chi-leung and starring Leslie Cheung and Karena Lam. The film explores themes on hallucination, clinical depression, psychological trauma and suicide. It is also …

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A TALE OF TWO SISTERS (2003) Reviews and overview

A Tale of Two Sisters (장화, 홍련 Janghwa, Hongryeon literally ‘Rose Flower, Red Lotus’) is a 2003 South Korean psychological horror film written and directed by Kim Ji-woon. The film is inspired by a Joseon Dynasty folktale entitled “Janghwa Hongryeon jeon”, which …

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THIRST (2009) Reviews and overview

Thirst – original title: 박쥐; Bakjwi; “Bat”- is a 2009 South Korean horror feature film, written, produced and directed by Park Chan-wook (The Handmaiden; Stoker; Oldboy). It is loosely based …

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INVITATION ONLY (2009) Reviews and overview

Invitation Only (絕命派對 or Jue ming pai dui) is a Taiwanese horror film directed by Kevin Ko and released in April 2009. The film was billed as “Taiwan’s First-Ever Slasher Horror”. Plot: Wade Chen, who …

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UZUMAKI aka SPIRAL (2000) Reviews and overview

Uzumaki (うずまき, “Spiral”) is a 2000 Japanese horror feature film directed by Higuchinsky based on Junji Ito’s episodic manga of the same name. The plot concerns a town plagued with malevolent spirals. This abstract concept manifests …

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