Tag Archives: Asian Horror
After a recent re-introduction to the work of Timo Tjahjanto and Kimo Stamboel, I’ve made it a personal mission to watch everything in their filmography which I’ve missed over the years. My latest viewing was actually of their first feature film. I’m talking, of course, about 2009’s Macabre.
A group of friends are on their way home to Jakarta when they see a poor girl out in the rain who claims to have just been robbed. After [...]
Watching as many movies as I do these days, it becomes rather difficult to get excited too often. There are the occasional rumblings, however. The one-off posts on social media, the positive chatter. Sometimes it’s for blockbuster nationwide releases and sometimes those rumblings are for underground releases, perhaps on their way to some kind of cult status. I feel like that very well could happen with Takashi Hirose’s Brutal.
Man murders women. Woman murders men. What happens [...]
The Mimic Review
As a long time collector and, in more recent years, ‘film critic,’ it was inevitable that I’d stack up movie after movie without getting to watch all of them. From time to time, I start digging through these piles and after what seems like hours, I finally decide what to watch next. Today’s mood struck me as a perfect time to give Jung Huh’s ghost story, The Mimic, a chance.
Hee-yeon has moved her family to care [...]