Tales From The Dark 1

Tales From The Dark 1 Hong Kong (2013) Dirs. Simon Yam, Fruit Chan, Chi-Ngai Lee This compendium of horror tales from Hong Kong brings us three unrelated stories of supernatural spookiness Asian style from the pen of Lillian Lee, adapted by three very different directors, including the debut behind the camera of celebrated actor Simon … Continue reading Tales From The Dark 1

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Arakawa Under The Bridge

Arakawa Under The Bridge (Cert 12)2 Discs (Distributor: MVM) Running time: 300 minutes approx.Successful businessman Ko Ichinomiya, owes the success in his young life to the stern direction set by his father and a single maxim that has been adhered to by the males of the Ichinomiya family for generations – “never be in debt … Continue reading Arakawa Under The Bridge

Another (Anazā)

Another (Anazā) Japan (2012) Dir. Takeshi Furusawa In 1998, just before he was due to transfer to his school, student Koichi Sakakibara (Kento Yamazaki) suffers a pneumothorax attack and is hospitalised. While recovering there Koichi sees a school girl wearing an eye patch, wandering around the hospital clutching a doll. He follows her down to … Continue reading Another (Anazā)

Killer Toon (Deo Web-toon: Ye-go Sal-in)

Killer Toon (Deo Web-toon: Ye-go Sal-in) Korea (2013) Dir. Kim Yong-gyun Tired and overworked artist Kang Ji-yoon (Lee Si-young) has a successful horror themed web comic entitled History Of Lunacy. On the same night she sends the latest instalment to her publisher Seo Min-Sook (Kim Do-Young) via e-mail, Min-Sook recognises the story as one from … Continue reading Killer Toon (Deo Web-toon: Ye-go Sal-in)

The Man Who Laughs

The Man Who Laughs US (1928) Dir. Paul Leni In 1690 England, King James II (Samuel de Grasse) executes Lord Clancharlie for his rebellious actions and has a gypsy surgeon disfigure Clancharlie’s son Gwynplaine (Julius Molnar Jr.) so his face is a permanent grin. Abandoned and homeless Gwynplaine on a winter night finds a dead … Continue reading The Man Who Laughs

Sengoku Basara Samurai Kings Movie: The Last Party

Sengoku Basara Samurai Kings Movie: The Last Party (Cert 15)2 Discs DVD/BD Combo (Distributor: Manga Entertainment) Running time: 91 minutes approx.If you’ve not seen the two TV series of Sengoku Basara that you will be at a disadvantage heading into this film, which is in fact the conclusion of the story, rather than a standalone … Continue reading Sengoku Basara Samurai Kings Movie: The Last Party

Turn Me On, Goddammit (Få meg på, for faen)

Turn Me On, Goddammit (Få meg på, for faen) Norway (2011) Dir. Jannicke Systad Jacobsen In the small remote Norwegian town of Skoddeheimen, fifteen year-old Alma (Helene Bergsholm) is a slave to her rampaging hormones, using every opportunity to satiate them while suffering from erotic daydreams about the people she comes into contact with, male … Continue reading Turn Me On, Goddammit (Få meg på, for faen)