Tag Archives: Foreign
A Record of Sweet Murder Review
It seems pretty rare, but once in a while, a movie comes along that you fall in love with immediately. It may be the acting or the special effects, or it may be something much different entirely. Perhaps it’s something you can’t even put your finger on. The latest film to give me this warm and fuzzy feeling is Koji Shiraishi’s A Record of Sweet Murder.
Journalist, Soyeon, is contacted by a childhood friend after his escape [...]
Red Room 2 Review
With so many movies to watch and so little free time, it is very difficult to plan out a viewing schedule and actually stick to it. I am pulled in many directions, between watching movies for pleasure and watching those that I’ve been sent for the sole purpose of sharing my thoughts on, here on the site. Still, I was lucky enough, this time around, to actually stick to a plan; I was able to watch a sequel to a [...]
Red Room Review
A little while back I had mentioned that I was on an Asian horror kick. Sadly, it didn’t last too long, as I was thrust into watching and reviewing more random horror flicks. I never quite got out of the phase, however. Luckily, today offered me some more free time to finally get back into some of the films I had acquired. Today’s viewing pleasure belonged to Daisuke Yamanouchi’s Red Room.
Four contestants enter a card game [...]
Terror 5 Review
Having seen two new horror anthologies in the same amount of days, I might be tempted to say that their popularity is on the rise once again. While this format has always been a favorite of mine, they aren’t always executed successfully. Continue reading to see whether or not Sebastian Rotstein and Federico Rotstein were able to pull out all the stops with their film, Terror 5.
Terror is all around on one long night in Buenos [...]
She Wolf Review
Not only did I really miss out on Women in Horror Month this year, but one could say I failed completely. That brings me to today, International Women’s Day, and my almost unintentional attempt at rectifying that particular failure. Quite fittingly, today’s film of choice was the 2013 Argentinian film featuring a female lead — Tamae Garateguy’s She Wolf.
A serial killer uses the art of seduction to lure her male victims to their deaths. Unfortunately for [...]
The House Review
If it weren’t for Artsploitation Films, I would never become aware of some very talented filmmakers from around the world. The company is constantly supplying genre fans new releases from all corners of the globe, some that end up becoming instant favorites of mine. Their latest offering is Reinert Kiil’s The House.
Two Nazi soldiers and their prisoner are turned around and seemingly lost in the wintry landscape of the Scandinavian mountains. Looking for refuge, they enter [...]