THE CAT (2011) Reviews and overview

The Cat is a 2011 South Korean horror feature film directed by Byun Seung-Wook. So-yeon (Park Min-yeong) works at a small pet-grooming shop called Kitty N Puppy. Unfortunately, So-yeon sufferers from claustrophobia and …

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THE MIMIC (2017) Reviews and overview

A woman, whose son has been missing for some time, moves to the countryside with her husband, daughter and sick mother-in-law.

Out walking one day near Mount Jang, a mysterious mountain where there appears to have existed a mythical creature which mimics the voices of humans, the woman meets a seemingly lost, and mute, young girl by a cave.

The girl reminds her so much of her son that she takes her in, until such time that she can locate her parents or guardian. It is not long before the girl begins to mimic the voice of her own daughter and strange and sinister events start to happen around the house…

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Colossal (2016) reviews and overview

‘There’s a monster in all of us’ Colossal is a 2017 Spanish-Canadian psychological science fiction monster movie written and directed by Nacho Vigalondo (V/H/S Viral; Open Windows; The ABCs of Death). …

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CELLO (2005) Korean horror

Cello – Korean: 첼로 – is a 2005 South Korean horror film directed by Lee Woo-cheol and starring Sung Hyun-ah, Park Da-an and Jeong Ho-bin. After surviving a terrifying car accident that killed her best friend, Mi-ju …

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GHASTLY (2011) Reviews and overview

Ghastly – original title: 기생령) aka “Gisaeng Spirit” – is a 2011 South Korean horror film directed by Ko Seok-jin from a screenplay by Kim Yoo-ra; it stars Eun-jeong , Han, Hyomin and Min-woo No. After his parents are …

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MOURNING GRAVE (2014) Reviews and overview

Mourning Grave (Hangul: 소녀괴담; RR: Sonyeogoedam; literally. “Girl Ghost Story”) is a 2014 South Korean comedy horror film directed by Oh In-chun. It stars Kang Ha-neul and Kim So-eun. Though it …

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MOEBIUS (2013) Reviews and overview

Moebius is a 2013 South Korean feature film with strong horror elements written and directed by Kim Ki-duk (The Isle). A housewife (Lee Eun-Woo) becomes enraged with jealousy over her husband’s (Cho Jae-Hyun) …

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THE COFFIN (2008) Reviews and overview

The Coffin is a 2008 horror film co-production from Thailand, South Korea and Singapore directed by Ekachai Uekrongtham. The movie stars Ananda Everingham and Karen Mok. Review: There is, apparently, …

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HORROR STORIES (2012) Korean horror

Horror Stories  – 무서운 이야기; Mooseowon Iyagi – is a 2012 South Korean horror omnibus film comprised of four episodes by five South Korean directors. A high school student is kidnapped by a killer and has …

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DERANGED (2012) Reviews and overview

Deranged (Hangul: 연가시; Hanja: 鐵線蟲; RR: Yeongasi) is a 2012 South Korean science fiction horror thriller film starring Kim Myung-min, Kim Dong-wan of Shinhwa and Lee Ha-nui. It was produced by Lim Ji-young and Oz One Film, directed by Park Jung-woo and …

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CHAW (2009) Reviews and overview

Chaw (Hangul: 차우; RR: Chau; MR: Ch‘au) is a 2009 South Korean film about a mutant killer pig wreaking havoc on a small mountain town, and the ragtag team of …

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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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DEATH BELL (2008) Reviews and overview

Death Bell is a 2008 South Korean horror feature film directed by Chang [Yoon Hong-seung] who also co-wrote the screenplay. The movie stars Lee Beom-soo in his first horror film role, and K-pop singer Nam Gyu-ri in her acting …

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HANSEL AND GRETEL (2007) Reviews and overview

Hansel and Gretel (헨젤과 그레텔) is a 2007 South Korean horror feature film. The movie opens with pictures from a storybook of Hansel and Gretel. The scene then switches to Eunsu, a salesman, driving …

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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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