Black Magic 2 – Hong Kong, 1976

‘The ‘walking dead’ are the most deadly!’ Black Magic 2 – original title: 勾魂降頭; Gou hun jiang tou – is a 1976 supernatural Hong Kong horror film directed by Ho Meng-Hua (Oily Maniac) and produced …

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The Oily Maniac – Hong Kong, 1976

The Oily Maniac is a 1976 Hong Kong supernatural horror film directed by Meng Hua Ho (Black Magic; The Psychopath; The Mighty Peking Man) from a screenplay by Lam Chua [as Tsai Lan]. The Shaw Brothers …

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The Super Inframan aka Infra-Man – Hong Kong, 1975

The Super Inframan – 中国超人; 中國超人; ZhōngGuóChāoRén, translated literally as “Chinese Superman” – is a 1975 Hong Kong science fiction monster film produced by Shaw Brothers. Inspired by the huge success of the Japanese tokusatsu shows Ultraman and Kamen …

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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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