Vampire Girl vs. Frankenstein Girl – Japan, 2009 – reviews

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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Hiruko the Goblin – Japan, 1991 – reviews

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 – Japan, 1971 – reviews

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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Audition – Japan, 1999 – reviews

Audition is a 1999 Japanese psychological horror feature film directed by Takashi Miike and starring Ryo Ishibashi and Eihi Shiina. It is based on a Ryu Murakami novel of the same title. Over the years, the film has developed a cult …

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Godzilla – Japan, 1954 – overview

Godzilla (ゴジラ Gojira) is a 1954 Japanese science fiction Kaiju film produced by Toho. Directed by Ishirō Honda and featuring special effects by Eiji Tsuburaya. Main cast: Akira Takarada, Momoko Kōchi, Akihiko Hirata and Takashi Shimura. The plot tells the story of Godzilla, a giant …

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Uzumaki aka Spiral – Japan, 2000 – reviews

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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