MOTEL ACACIA (2019) Reviews and overview

‘Stay forever’ Acacia Motel aka Motel Acacia is a 2019 Filipino-Malaysian-Singaporean-Indonesian-Croatian horror feature film a young man being groomed to take over the family business – a motel for voyeurs …

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MUNAFIK 2 (2018) Reviews and overview

Munafik 2 – translation: “Hypocrite 2” – is a 2018 Malaysian supernatural horror feature film written, directed by and also starring Syamsul Yusof (Munafik). The Skop productions movie also stars …

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HAUNTED HOTEL (2017) Asian horror overview

‘You will never check out’ Haunted Hotel aka Haunted Road 2 is a 2017 Chinese/Malaysian/Thai supernatural horror film directed by Ryon Lee (Seventh; The Transcend). The movie stars Thai actress Sushar …

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SUSUK (2008) Reviews and overview

Susuk is a 2008 supernatural Malaysian horror film directed by Amir Muhammad and Naeim Ghalili from a screenplay co-written with Bijesh Jayarajan. The story concerns a woman who uses the forbidden …

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MUNAFIK (2016) Malaysian horror

Munafik – translation: “Hypocrite” – is a 2016 Malaysian supernatural horror feature film written and directed by Syamsul Yusof. The movie stars Syamsul Yusof, Nabila Huda and Fizz Fairuz. Plot: …

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INTERCHANGE (2016) Reviews and overview

‘Where reality and folklore intersect.’ Interchange is a 2016 Malaysian supernatural noir thriller directed by Dain Iskandar Said from a screenplay co-written with Nandita Solomon, June Tan, Redza Minhat. Forensic photographer Adam (Iedil …

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POSSESSED (2006) Malaysian horror

‘Face the true horror of beauty’ Possessed is a 2006 Malaysian/Chinese horror film directed by Bjarne Wong from a screenplay he co-wrote with King Chi, Jeff Leong and Sam Wong. It stars Amber Chia, transsexual Harisu, Alan Yun, Steve Yap …

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HUNGRY GHOST RITUAL (2014) Reviews and overview

Hungry Ghost Ritual – original title: Yu Lan Sun Gung; 盂蘭神功 – is a 2014 Hong Kong-Malaysian supernatural horror film directed by Nick Cheung. It stars Nick Cheung, Annie Liu, Carrie Ng, Cathryn Lee, Lam Wai. After incurring debts from his …

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Orang Minyak – folklore

The Orang Minyak is one of a number of Malay ghost myths. Orang Minyak literally means oily man in Malay. According to one legend, popularised in the 1956 film Sumpah Orang Minyak (The Curse of the Oily Man) …

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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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