Wednesday, December 15, 2010

DEATH BELL 2

Death Bell 2 is a 2010 South Korean horror film directed by Seon-dong Yu, and starring Jeong-eum Hwang, Su-ro Kim and Hyeon-sang Kwon. The film is a sequel, although in name only, to the 2008 film Death Bell.

Two years after a student is found dead by the swimming pool, her step-sister is still haunted by nightmares and terrible visions. During summer some elite students are selected to participate in a program inside the school to take college-like courses. But the first night, the swimming trainer is murdered in the showers and a mysterious voice warns the students that they will all be killed. The only condition to survive is if they can answer who the murderer is and his/her motives.

Friday, November 26, 2010

RUMAH DARA

Rumah Dara (a.k.a. Darah, Macabre) is a 2010 Indonesian horror film directed by Kimo Stamboel, and Timo Tjahjanto, and starring Julie Estelle, Ario Bayu, Shareefa Daanish, and Arifin Putra.
On their way to the airport, a group of friends encounter a young girl who just got robbed. After asking her where she leaves, the group decide to take the girl to her house which is seemingly in the friends way to Jakarta's airport. Upon arriving in the girl's house, the group feel that there is something weird going on in the house. Later, they meet with the girl's mom and brother and she convinces the group to stay for dinner; however, what they least suspect is that the family have a special surprise for all of them after dinner.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

HAUNTED UNIVERSITIES

Haunted Universities is a 2009 Thai horror film directed by Bunjong Sinthanamongkolkul and Sutthiporn Tubtim, and starring Atis Amornwetch, Pantila Fuglin, Panward Hemmanee, and Prinya Ngamwongwarn.

The film is an anthology of horror stories set around university campuses or that supposedly happened to university students in different contexts. In the main story, Muay, a college student, decides to work as a volunteer for a forensic foundation based in Bangkok. Her job consists in dealing with corpses throughout the night. As her first night goes one, she finds herself involved in some scary urban legends.

*In the first story, four people entered a university at night and discover that one of the girls' bathroom located on the fifth floor has a shrine. One of them tells that it has always been possessed by the ghost of a student who committed suicide on that bathroom before. Now, the four of them have to somehow manage to get out of there alive.

*In the second story, a strange red elevator inside a university seems to be haunting Noknoi, one of the students. Whenever she uses the elevator, she becomes overwhelmed by strange visions of blood and ghosts. However, as the story goes on, she discovers that her mission is to end with the haunting and give peace to the spirits within it.

*The third story tells about, a medical student named Prasert who must learn how to deal with dead corpses as part of his medicine studies. For such endeavor, he has to stay inside a morgue day and night. To make things even worse, his friend Jok accompany him but with the cruel intention of constantly playing pranks on him.

*Finally, in the fourth story, Saa meets a stranger guy using her webcam chat. As they maintain a seemingly playful conversation, the guy feels insulted and threatens to murder her. Later on, while eating outside, Saa meets up with the guy in real life, and at first, he appears to be friendly even saving her from some weird bikers. After the man offers to take her home, every thing becomes very strange and it seems that Saa's life is in constant jeopardy.

Thursday, October 28, 2010

MAG-INGAT KA SA... KULAM

Mag-ingat Ka Sa... Kulam is a 2008 Filipino horror film directed by Jun Lana, and starring Judy Ann Santos, Dennis Trillo, and Kris Bernal.

Right after surviving a car accident, Mira awakens in a hospital suffering from amnesia. As she regains pieces of her life with her husband and blind daughter, she starts to be haunted by a creepy-looking woman dressed in white. The situation becomes even more weird as she discovers she has a mentally unstable sister. Desperate to find the truth about her and her life before the accident, Mira is forced to confront evil spirits and herself in order to discover the real story.

Monday, September 13, 2010

PARADISE VILLA

Paradise Villa is a 2001 South Korean drama|horror film directed by Chong-won Park, and starring Han-jun Jo, You-Mi Ha, and Seung-chae Lee.

The film focuses on a day in the lives of the inhabitants of an apartment building in suburban Seoul. During this day, people are gathered in their homes to watch the soccer match between South Korea and Japan. However, while everybody is enjoying the game, an online gamer who seems to have just lost his mind is in the premises in quest for a powerful weapon he needs to finish his game. Somehow the lines between the virtual and real world are gone, and the man thinks the weapon is located somewhere within Paradise Villa, and is owned by a man nicknamed "Viagra". The crazy gamer begins to kill what his mind is recognizing as his enemies, innocent apartment tenants who are violently murdered one by one.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

STACY: ATTACK OF THE SCHOOLGIRL ZOMBIES

Stacy: Attack Of The Schoolgirl Zombies is a 2001 Japanese black comedy|zombie film directed by Naoyuki Tomomatsu, and starring Natsuki Kato, Toshinori Omi, Tomoka Hayashi, Yasutaka Tsutsui, and Hinako Saeki.

"Stacys" are young adolescent girls who, after dying during an extreme happiness outbreak, come back to life and become flesh-eating zombies. However, as opposed to many other films in the genre, the girls don't seem to be able to contaminate others by biting them. Because of this course on humanity, the world's population has been decreasing and so has the birth rate. One girl, named Eiko, decides to find herself someone who can commit to killing her right after she turns into a zombie. So, after she meets Shibukawa, everything goes from carnage to romance.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

KICHIKU DAI ENKAI

Kichiku Dai Enkai is a 1997 Japanese drama|splatter film written and directed by Kazuyoshi Kumakiri, and starring Shigeru Bokuda, Toshiyuki Sugihara, Sumiko Mikami, and Shunsuke Sawada.

The film is about a group of gangsters who, while waiting for their leader Aizawa to be released from prison, go out of control. The group is left under the orders of Aizaw's girlfriend whose promiscuity makes him go crazy in jail and ultimately commits suicide. The band then begins to be torn apart by constant quarrels among its members. Soon, the group totally loses control and falls into a frenzy of self-destruction, ultra-violence and paranoia.

Friday, August 6, 2010

CHINESE TORTURE CHAMBER STORY 2

Chinese Torture Chamber Story 2 is a 1998 Hong Kong drama|adventure film directed by Kin-Nam Cho, and starring Mark Cheng, Wai Lam, and Yolinda Yam.

While taking a bath in the river, Ma Sun Yee realizes he’s being robbed by the Wong Chung and Cheung Man Cheong, two local inept thieves. However, convinced by Ma's compassion for their predicament, Wong and Cheung invite him into their house. There, he meets Wong's sister, and Cheung's future wife, Lotus. Ma immediately falls in love with the girl; but nobody suspects that he bears a dark secret. Nevertheless, the three men pledge an alliance. Later, all of a sudden, Ma turns into a very changed man as he becomes governor. With Lotus in his mind, he takes the brothers in arms, setting up a scheme to get rid of his attackers and ultimately fulfill his own deviant sexual ambitions.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

A CHINESE TORTURE CHAMBER STORY

A Chinese Torture Chamber Story is a 1994 Hong Kong drama|black comedy film directed by Bosco Lam, and starring Julie Lee, Siu-Kei Lee, and Yvonne Yung Hung.

A young woman is hired to work for a rich guy as one of his many servants. The master's wife immediately becomes jealous of the new girl due to her man constantly looking at her mainly because of her tiny feet. The wife then decides to murder the servant's future husband and blame it on her own husband and the new servant-girl. Once caught, both the master and the young girl become the victims of terrible tortures applied by the tribunal in charge of the case.

Monday, August 2, 2010

MUZAN E

Muzan E is a 1999 Japanese horror|splatter film directed by Daisuke Yamanouchi, and starring Yuki Emoto, Naohi Hirakawa, and Ken'ichi Kanbe.

A Japanese reporter investigating some very bizarre, underground hardcore porn films comes across the existence of a snuff film. As she starts investigating, she begins to interview some people involved in the porn industry but eventually, the makers of the snuff film get really mad at her. When she gets really close to finding the responsible of the snuff film, they decide it's about time to take actions against her.

EMBALMING

Embalming (a.k.a. EM Embalming) is a 1999 Japanese thriller|drama film directed by Shinji Aoyama, and starring Kojiro Hongo, Masatoshi Matsuo, and Yutaka Matsushige.

Miyako, a very well-known embalmer, is requested to embalm the body of a very wealthy young man who has recently passed away. However, since the very first moment Miyako begins her job, weird things begin to happen including the strange intervention of a shady Buddhist priest. But everything worsens the moment the head of the corpse goes missing; everything seems to point at the ex-girlfriend of the deceased boy as the only suspect. Miyako then decides to join inspector Kurume to try and find the missing head and finish what she started.

Thursday, July 29, 2010

WOMEN'S FLESH: MY RED GUTS

Women's Flesh: My Red Guts (a.k.a. Hungry Mouth) is a 1999 Japanese splatter|horror film directed by Tamakichi Anaru.

The film is actually just a couple of sequences depicting how two seemingly desperate and mentally disturbed women mutilate and ultimately killed themselves. The footage has no dialogs and the two shorts have no connection between them. This movie, unlike Anaru's previous film Niku Daruma, has no plot whatsoever.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

GIRL HELL 1999

Girl Hell 1999 (a.k.a. Girlschool Hell) is a 1999 Japanese horror film written and directed by Daisuke Yamanouchi, and starring Yôko Satomi, Kana Sakurai, and Sheena Nagamori.

The film centers on a school girl who everyday has to witness how her drunken father rapes her injured, all-covered-in-bandage sister. Besides such an awful family picture, the girl also has some mom issues as she hasn't been able to forget how her mother abandoned her and her sister when they where little. Due to her constant thoughts about her mother, the girl develops a strange relationship with a homeless woman of whom she even gets breastfed. Even though things seem impossible to be worse, the obsession of a rapist towards the young girl becomes terribly dangerous when he approaches her to ask her for a date and she decides never to show up. Soon, she will be involved in a chain of unpleasant situations of which she seems unlikely to even make it alive.

Monday, July 26, 2010

SATSU SATSU (AYAME)

Satsu Satsu (Ayame) (a.k.a. Suicide Dolls) is a 1999 Japanese gore|horror film directed by Tamakichi Anaru, and starring Shino Setsuna.

The film comprises three short stories depicting three different ways in which three young women commit suicide.
Tenchuu: A solitary woman finds a gun in a box while organizing some boxes in her apartment and after further considerations, decides to shoot herself.
Sabaki: After a fight with her husband, a desperate woman chooses the ultimate way out and decides to hang herself off the door frame.
Kyôen: With the support from a film crew a woman is assisted in committing Harakiri in front of a camera. 

Sunday, July 25, 2010

AI NO KORÎDA

 Ai no Korida (a.k.a. In The Realm Of The Senses) is a 1976 Japanese drama film directed by Nagisa Ôshima, and starring Tatsuya Fuji, Eiko Matsuda, Aoi Nakajima, and Yasuko Matsui.

The film is the adaptation of a very famous incident that occurred in Japan, involving a woman named Sada Abe. The films revolves around the character of Abe and her intense affair with the owner of the hotels where she works at, Kichizo Ishida. The couple maintain an increasingly possessive and extreme relationship, to the point that Ishida starts to develop a strange obsession for being strangled during lovemaking with Abe.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

DEVIL EYE

Devil Eye is a 2001 Hong Kong horror film directed by Man Kei Chin, and starring Cindy Au, Iris Chai, Tat-Ming Cheung, and Ann Ng.

A group of friends decide to leave their native Hong Kong and embark on a field trip to Thailand. During their very first day in the streets of Bangkok, one of the girls is filming the landmarks and monuments around the city and accidentally ends up recording how a woman is mugged and ultimately thrown in front of a car that runs her over and kills her. From that very first moment the girl is tormented by the spirit of the dead girl who lures her into a dark alley where she encounters the assassin and is killed by the same man. At the end it seems that it is up to the friends of the dead girl to find out who the assassin is in order to avenge their friend.

Sunday, June 6, 2010

PRIMITIF


Primitif is a 1978 Indonesian horror film directed by Sisworo Gautama Putra, and starring Enny Haryono, Barry Prima, and Johann Mardjono.

Three college students and their guide decide to get into the jungle to search and study some primitive tribes. When they arrive in a strange village, they think the tribe isn't primitive enough, and that they need to find some real savages, maybe even locate a legendary cannibal tribe still living in the area. However, on their way to explore they have a raft accident and Robert and Rita get stranded in the jungle. Soon, they are captured by the savages and are held prisoners; without any chance of escaping, they trust in Tommy, their friend, to come and save them.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

VISITOR Q


Visitor Q is a 2001 Japanese film directed by Takashi Miike, and starring Ken'ichi Endô, Shungiku Uchida, Kazushi Watanabe, Jun Mutô, and Fujiko.

The film is one of the most disturbing and taboo-bashing experimental works from acclaimed Japanese director Takashi Miike. The film tells about a very dysfunctional family, with a prostitute daughter, a bullied son who beats up his mom, a drug addict mother, and a father whose job has made him become obsessed with weird human behavior. One day, unexpectedly, the father comes home with a nameless guy who ends up changing everybody's life.

Sunday, April 18, 2010

2022 TSUNAMI


2022 Tsunami is a 2009 Thai drama|disaster film directed by Toranong Srichua, and starring Prinya Wongsilp, Chumporn Teppitak, Suchao Pongwilai, and Pisarn Srimunkhong.

In the year 2022 the Thailand tsunami warning system starts having evidence of a possible world wide disaster caused by volcanic eruption and earthquakes. Doctor Siam, one of the chief scientists at the center, manages to make accurate forecasts but fails to convince a prompt evacuation of many cities. At 09.45 AM on 13 April, 2022, earthquakes happen at the same time all around the world, followed by many big tsunamis, leaving thousands of deaths.

Sunday, April 11, 2010

YOGA


Yoga is a 2009 South Korean horror film directed by Jae-yeon Yun, and starring Yoo Jin, Cha Su-yeo, and Jo Eun-ji.

One day, after meeting an old friend, Hyo-jung, decides to go to a strange Yoga academy to get some help with her appearance. Upon arriving at the institute, she is welcomed by a mysterious woman who tells Hyo-jung about certain rules to follow during the week-long intensive training. The rules are: 1. Don't eat, 2. Don't take showers within an hour after the class, 3. Don't look at the mirror, 4. Don't speak of the program outside the building, 5. Don't call anyone. As the training progresses some girls decide to break some rules, and one by one they start to disappear. At the end only one of them will be able to make it to the last day and thus reach Kundalini and discover the real beauty.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

HOSPITAL


Hospital is a 2005 Thai horror film directed by Pipat Jomkoh, and starring Pimalrat Pisalyabutra, Werapahp Supahppaibul, Apisada Kruakongka, and Jaturong Kolimart.

Three friends decide to go on a trip to the countryside; but one of them starts to tell ghost stories and scares the driver who ends up crashing the car against a truck. Once they wake up at the hospital, two of them discover that there is something that is no going quite well at the place. Some of the residents of the hospital look rather ghastly and the friends begin to fear for their lives. However, the truth about the hospital is far more gruesome that they can imagine.

Monday, April 5, 2010

THE UNTOLD STORY


The Untold Story is a 1993 Hong Kong crime|horror film directed by Danny Lee and Herman Yau, and starring Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Danny Lee, and Emily Kwan.

After a Mahjong game, Wong Chi Hang starts a fight against one of his play-mates and ultimately kills him. Then, he becomes the owner of a restaurant called the Eight Immortals that was property of the man he brutally killed. However, Wong killing spree doesn't stop there, and every time he has a problem he seems to be willing to solve it in the same way. Later on, as the police receive the report of some locals being missing, Wong becomes the main suspect in the events as all of the victims had a certain connection with his restaurant. Although Wong's got everything well planned and it doesn't seem to be any evidence connecting him with the victims, chief officer Lee thinks that Wong has more to tell than he's telling the police.

DR. LAMB


Dr. Lamb is a 1992 Hong Kong crime|horror film directed by Danny Lee and Hin Sing 'Billy' Tang, and starring Danny Lee, and Kent Cheng.

The film tells about a mentally unstable taxi driver, who after developing some gruesome pictures, is captured by the police. Soon after, the suspect is charged with cold blooded murder since it appears that all of the pictures depicting dead and tortured women are real.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

HELLEVATOR


Hellevator (a.k.a. The Bottled Fools) is a 2004 Japanese Sci-Fi|horror film written and directed by Hiroki Yamaguchi, and starring Luchino Fujisaki, Yoshiichi Kawada, Ryôsuke Koshiba, and Kae Minami.

Luchino, a trouble making girl, is on her way to school when she's stopped by the police as she is suspected to have been smoking in a forbidden area. On her way to the upper levels she finds herself sharing the elevator with strange looking people. But things become even weirder when the elevator stops at an irregular floor and two crazy-looking convicts are dragged in by the police. As the elevator keeps going up, the two prisoners manage to loosen their chains and start harassing and threatening the rest of the passengers. Fearing for her life Luchino decides to do something to calm the inmates down. However, her methods are a little bit unorthodox.

SAKEBI


Sakebi (a.k.a. Retribution) is a 2006 Japanese psychological thriller written and directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, and starring Kôji Yakusho, Manami Konishi, Tsuyoshi Ihara, and Riona Hazuki .

Detective Yoshioka is in charge of investigating a homicide. During the investigations, he discovers that the victim, despite having been drowned in a pond, had sea water in the stomach. From that point on, everything detective Yoshioka finds, including a loose coat button, seems to point at him as the main suspect; however, he doesn't seem to remember any connection or close relationship with the victim.

Friday, March 26, 2010

KADOKAWA HORROR COLLECTION


Kadokawa Horror Collection is a 2007 Japanese horror anthology. It contains four unrelated full-length movies, directed by different directors.

1. Shikoku (a.k.a. Land Of The Dead) is a 1999 Japanese thriller directed by Shunichi Nagasaki and starring Yui Natsukawa, Michitaka Tsutsui, and Chiaki Kuriyama.

2. Isola: Multiple Personality Girl (a.k.a. Isola: Persona 13) is a 2000 Japanese psychological thriller directed by Toshiyuki Mizutani and starring Yoshino Kimura, Ken Ishiguro, and Yû Kurosawa.

3. Shadow Of The Wraith is a 2001 Japanese horror film directed by Toshiharu Ikeda, and starring Kôji Matsuo, Yuichi Matsuo, Asumi Miwa, and Hitomi Miwa.

4. Inugami is a 2002 Japanese fantasy drama co-written and directed by Masato Harada, and starring Yûki Amami, Atsuro Watabe, Eugene Harada, and Shiho Fujimura. In Japanese culture, Inugami means literally Dog God.

INUGAMI


Inugami is a 2002 Japanese fantasy drama co-written and directed by Masato Harada, and starring Yûki Amami, Atsuro Watabe, Eugene Harada, and Shiho Fujimura. In Japanese culture, Inugami means literally Dog God.

Right after Akira, the teacher from Tokyo, arrives in a small rural town to begin his new job, he meets, and begins to fall for, Miki. She is a local papermaker and belongs to a large and unusual family. Soon, Akira learns about an ancient legend that is carried by Miki's family that says that they bear the curse of the Inugami. As their relationship becomes stronger, weird things begin to happen around them; believing that the only way to stop the curse is killing Miki, the town's people decide to start looking for her to get rid of her and hence the evil spirits she embraces.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

SHADOW OF THE WRAITH


Shadow Of The Wraith is a 2001 Japanese horror film directed by Toshiharu Ikeda, and starring Kôji Matsuo, Yuichi Matsuo, Asumi Miwa, and Hitomi Miwa.

The film is divided into two somewhat related parts.

Part One - High School: In this story, a young girl, with the ability to leave her body, starts stalking one of her classmates. However, since the boy seems little interested in her, people around him start to die in mysterious circumstances.

Part Two - The Hollow Stone: the second story is about a young girl and her family who just moved to their new apartment. But ever since they moved, creepy things start to happen, including a closet that seems to be haunted by the spirit of a little child.

Monday, March 22, 2010

HAEUNDAE


Tidal Wave (a.k.a. Haeundae) is a 2009 South Korean thriller|disaster movie written and directed by Je-gyun Yun, and starring Kyung-gu Sol, Ji-won Ha, Joong-Hoon Park, and Jeong-hwa Eom.

The film revolves around the inhabitants of a very crowded and populated South Korean area named Haeundae. Right after the 2004 South Asian Tsunami, a lot of phenomena kept happening beneath the ocean surface around South Korea and Japan. Scientist discover that a portion of a nearest island is about to collapse and as a result there will be a "Mega-Tsunami" that could easily wipe out the whole area around Haeundae. Despite the scientist prediction, the beach is not evacuated until the last minute which causes a terrible disaster that will have everybody running for their lives.

UNBORN BUT FORGOTTEN


Unborn But Forgotten is a 2002 South Korean suspense film directed by Chang-jae Lim, and starring Jun-ho Jeong, Eun-ju Lee, and Ji-yu Kim.

After a lot of pregnant women start to die mysteriously, TV hostess Han Su-jin along with detective Choi decide to investigate what lies behind the deaths. It seems that there is a certain relationship between the dead women and a certain web page about a now nonexistent hospital. However, when Su-jin discovers that she is also pregnant, she accidentally access the page and finds out that every woman that has logged into it has died fifteen days later. It is then up to her and detective Choi to find out what is going on before it is too late for Su-jin.

Monday, March 15, 2010

GHOST PHOTOS: THE CURSED IMAGES


Ghost Photos: The Cursed Images is a 2006 Japanese horror film.

Toshiko, a high school student, and her brother find a camera in their grandfather's bedroom. Later on, she receives a message to her cell phone from her brother; in this message there is a mysterious picture of a dark forest where an unknown woman is standing. From that moment on, strange things begin to happen to Toshiko, including visions of a strange looking girl. She decides to talk to one of her best friends about it and she tells Toshiko that there is an urban legend about a girl lost in a forest. Soon, Tashiko discovers that there is more about the legend than she actually knows, and it is closer to her than she can imagine.

Sunday, March 14, 2010

MEATBALL MACHINE


Meatball Machine is a 2005 Japanese Sci-Fi film directed by Yûdai Yamaguchi and Jun'ichi Yamamoto, and starring Issei Takahashi, Aoba Kawai, and Kenichi Kawasaki.

The movie revolves around Yōji, a young lonely factory worker who, after being sexually harassed by a homosexual at a local theater, finds an insect-like creature that he decides to take home. The creature happens to be an alien parasite that takes over human bodies and use them to create weapons in order to fight each other and eat the loser. Yōji becomes infected but luckily for him, he can maintain his consciousness and thus, he decides to terminate with the remaining of the aliens.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

A CHAIN OF CURSED MURDERS


A Chain Of Cursed Murders is a 2006 Japanese horror film directed by Ryûichi Honda, and starring Aoi Miura, Hiromi Nakajima, and Eriko Nakamura.

Some high school girls start receiving a strange e-mail in which they're told about Ayumi Tachibana; a girl that was supposedly raped, became pregnant, and murdered by a group of men. The sender of the message warns the girls that they have to send this e-mail to nine other people within the next twelve hours, or else they will be killed, and treated as the one Ayumi Tachibana wrongdoers. Despite the clear warning, some girls decide to delete the massage and thus, they have to face the gruesome truth.

Sunday, March 7, 2010

ZEE OUI


Zee Oui is a 2004 Thai drama|thriller film directed by Buranee Rachjaibun and Nida Suthat Na Ayutthaya, and starring Long Duan, Premsinee Ratanasopha, Chatchai Plengpanich, and Surasak Chai-Aut.

Li Hui is a Chinese immigrant, who decides to go to Thailand in search for a better life. However, since the very first day, he encounters only discrimination and racism from the people around him. Soon, his asthma, that he has suffered for many years, worsens and is leading him to madness. Driven completely out of his mind, Li Hui begins to kill children, believing that if he eats their heart he will finally be cured.

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

PATIENT X


Patient X is a 2009 Filipino film co-written and directed by Yam Laranas, and starring Richard Gutierrez, Cristine Reyes, TJ Trinidad, and Miriam Quiambao.

After twenty years, a police officer finally captures one of doctor Lukas' brother murderers. He soon discovers that the murderers are not regular human beings, but Aswangs -a sort of legendary vampire-like creature from Filipino folktales-. However, the rest of the Aswangs are looking for their friend and they are becoming a menace for everybody inside the facility where they are keeping her. Doctor Lukas is then in charge of finding a means to kill the creatures before it's too late.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

THE COMMITMENT


The Commitment is a 2004 Thai horror film co-written and directed by Montri Kong-Im, and starring Sarinya Boonprasert, Prangthong Changdham, Thitima Maliwan, Viritipa Pakdeeprasong, and Phintusuda Tunphairao.

A group of friends decide to go outside Bangkok and visit a local abandoned house. It is believed that the house is inhabited by a spirit who has the power to grant wishes, if promised the appropriate offerings. While some of their friends make sure they provide the promised offerings after their wishes are fulfilled, Muay, Pin, and Moss seem not to believe and are not so diligent. Soon, all three experience a series of bloody manifestations, in which they clearly see an angry and vengeful spirit determined to collect what has been offered. However, It is not until the end that the true outcome of Moss' recklessness becomes clear.

Monday, February 15, 2010

ENTRAILS OF A VIRGIN


Entrails Of A Virgin (a.k.a. Guts Of A Virgin) is a 1986 Japanese pink|horror film written and directed by Kazuo 'Gaira' Komizu, and starring Saeko Kizuki, Naomi Hagio, Megumi Kawashima, Osamu Tsuruoka, and Daiki Katô.

A filmmaker crew and their actresses and models decide to go to a house in the forest and expend the night there; supposedly, as a way to exchange experiences. Once in the place, they engage in strange sexual activities. But at one point, they start to be chased and eventually killed by a mud-covered demon-like creature. All of the crew are eventually killed and the women raped by the beast. However, he has an astonishing surprise for the last survivor.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

VENGEANCE


Vengeance is a 2006 Thai fantasy|horror film directed by Preaw Sirisuwan, and starring Nattanun Jantarawetch, Chalad Na Songkhla, and Sorachai Sang-aakaat.

After some criminals break out from jail, a young police man and his team start tracking down the ruthless criminals. During the persecution, they enter a mysterious jungle that is said to be a cursed forest where strange animals dwell. There, the police men discover a strange world where mythic creatures exist along with strange people; it seems that the curse of an ancient treasure is true, and some more secrets are yet to be revealed. It becomes clear that they have become involved in a dangerous mission to survive and be able to go back to their world.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

NARAKA 19


Naraka 19 is a 2007 Hong Kong super natural thriller directed by Miu-suet Lai, and starring Gillian Chung, Vincy Chan, and Patrick Tam.

After one of her best friends mysteriously disappears, Rain receives an SMS on her cellphone asking her about the 19th Gate of Hell. It is not too long before she realizes that she is trapped inside a horrifying game in which her worst nightmares may come true. Rain becomes even more frightened, after she sees how the game players, including her friends, die after getting a "Game over!" message at different stages of the game. Soon, Rain discovers that in order to survive, she has to try her best to reach the final stage. Meanwhile, a friend of hers, who happens to be a detective, is following the case and he's getting closer to the culprits of the creation of the game.

KUCHISAKE


Kuchisake (a.k.a. The Slit-Mouthed Woman) is a 2005 Japanese pink|horror film directed by Takaaki Hashiguchi, and starring Minami Aoyama, Mayu Asada, and Lemon Hanazawa. This film is not to be confused with the 2007 Kuchisake-Onna (a.k.a. Carved).

The film tells about an abandoned hospital where a room is said to be haunted by the slit-mouthed woman, known in Japan as Kuchisake-Onna. Since the place looks deserted, many people dare to enter and have sex in the very room. Every time, there have been deadly results, until a reporter decides to investigate the story and finds about a girl named Hitomi. It appears that the origin of the myth has a lot to do with the girl and in turn, the reporter soon discovers that the legend has found her as well.

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

THE THIRD EYE


The Third Eye is a 2006 Hong Kong suspense|drama film directed by Miu-suet Lai, and starring Race Wong, You-Nam Wong, and Kwok Cheung Tsang.

Zhang Liang is a young man who doesn't seem to be able to maintain any proper job. He moves into a rundown motel, and quietly installs surveillance equipment in some places. His secret hobby is to play with high-tech candid technology, especially to secretly take pictures of his neighbors. He likes to upload the photographs on the Internet where he can win points for the quality of his pictures. However, what he finds in his new home is a cast of seemingly normal but potentially dangerous characters, each of them with their own strange secrets.

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

NANG NAK


Nang Nak is a 1999 Thai drama|horror film directed by Nonzee Nimibutr, and starring Intira Jaroenpura, Winai Kraibutr, and Manit Meekaewjaroen.

In a remote Thailand village, Mak, a young family man, is sent to war and leaves his pregnant wife, Nak, behind. During the war, Mak is badly injured and barely survives thanks to the help of some local monks. When he finally returns home to his wife and child, mysterious events seem to be occurring everywhere around the village. Right after one of his friends approaches Mak to tell him that something happened to his wife during childbirth, everybody who attempts to talk to him thereafter is killed. Soon, Mak will realize the truth about his wife and he will be the only one who can stop the evil forces around him and his family.

Sunday, January 31, 2010

RAHTREE REBORN


Rahtree Reborn is a 2009 Thai horror|comedy film directed by Yuthlert Sippapak, and starring Laila Boonyasak, Mario Maurer, and Chantana Kittiyapan. The film is the third installment in the Rahtree movie series that started in 2003 with Rahtree: Flower of the Night.

An evil spirit has reincarnated in a young girl's body. It seems that the only purpose of the spirit is to get rid of all men around Bangkok. Meanwhile, a young man Rang is in search of his childhood love. However, Rang's ability to see ghosts takes him to meet the killer young girl. Later on, it appears that there is a strange connection between the little girl and Rang's beloved and long since missed Buppha.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

KUCHISAKE-ONNA 2


Kuchisake-Onna 2 (a.k.a. Slit-Mouthed Woman 2) is a 2008 Japanese horror film directed by Kôtarô Terauchi, and starring Rin Asuka, Yukie Kawamura, Yôsuke Saitô, and Mayuko Iwasa. The film is a prequel to the 2007 Kuchisake-Onna.

Mayumi is a cheerful high school student who enjoys participating in the running team at her school. Right after her big sister's wedding, one of her ex-boy friend breaks into the house and kills Mayumi's mom and pours sulfuric acid on Mayumi's face. Life then becomes a living hell for Mayumi as she becomes the target of jokes due to her disfigured face. Soon, students begin to die at the school and Mayumi starts being stalked by a red dressed woman who apparently is connected to the death of her classmates.

Monday, January 25, 2010

ROMANCE OF DARKNESS


Romance of Darkness is a 2006 Japanese fantasy|drama film directed by Kenji Gotô, and starring Aki Maeda, Keiko Kitagawa, and Kazuyo Asari. The film is based on a Chie Shinohara manga of the same name.

Soon after Rikka Nikaido survives a car accident in which everyone on board a school bus drowned to death except for herself, a strange girl, also named Rikka, starts to follow her everywhere. The new girl in school seems to hate Rikka for no apparent reason, and in a couple of times even tries to kill her. Everything seems to be connected to a strange force that supposedly saved Rikka from dying in the accident. With the help of her boyfriend, Rikka, will try to find the reasons behind her stalker's attempts to kill her and the answer to her new craving for water.

Saturday, January 23, 2010

ONE MISSED CALL: FINAL


One Missed Call: Final is a 2006 Japanese horror film directed by Manabu Asou, and starring Meisa Kuroki, Maki Horikita, and Geun-seok Jang.

The curse is once again spreading beyond Japanese borders, first it was Taiwan and now it's South Korea. A group of Japanese high school students are taking a field trip; all of a sudden some of them start to die after receiving a phone call supposedly from themselves. After some of her friends have already died, Emiri discovers that everything seems to be connected to PAM a school girl who was found hung in the school premises. With the help of her friends Jinu and Asuka, Emiri will try to stop the curse before it gets to them.

Thursday, January 21, 2010

ONE MISSED CALL 2


One Missed Call 2 is a 2005 Japanese horror film directed by Renpei Tsukamoto, and starring Hisashi Yoshizawa, Mimura, and Asaka Seto.

Once again the creepy ring tone is heard in Japan. After some people begin to die, journalist Takako Nozoe, who knows about the events that took place a year ago, decides to investigate the new events. During the investigations Takako meets kindergarten teacher Kyoko Okudera whose friend was found dead after having received the call. Soon, Takako's investigation will lead her to Taiwan where similar cases have taken place recently. It seems that only Kyoko and Takako will be able to stop the curse that is spreading internationally before it kills more people.

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

THE SPIRITUAL WORLD


The Spiritual World is a 2008 Thai horror film directed by Tharatap Thewsomboon, and starring Anuchit Sapanpong, and Nuttamonkan Srinikornchot.

Ever since she was a young girl Ming has been able to see ghosts and contact the dead. However, for 15 years now she has been running away from a mysterious seemingly vengeful ghost that keeps following her. One day, she meets Budd, who wants Ming to contact his father and find out the truth behind his death. The police reported Budd's dad's death as suicide; but he believes it was a murder. Even though Ming doesn't really want to help, the presence of Budd in her life brings back terrible memories from her past. Now she's finally going to face the truth behind her more terrible visions.

Monday, January 18, 2010

KOMA


Koma is a 2004 Hong Kong thriller|drama film directed by Chi-Leung Law, and starring Angelica Lee, Kar Yan Lam, and Andy Hui Chi-On.

Right after Ching reports seeing a suspicious woman at the wedding of a friend, the police discover the body of a victim whose kidney has been removed. After identifying the suspect, Ching becomes the target of threatening phone calls. One day, she wakes up in an unknown place beside a woman named Ling who has just saved her life from the organ thieves. Soon Ching befriends Ling, but when things seem to be getting better, the phone calls start anew and both friends will find themselves immerse in a life or death situation.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

TXT


TXT (a.k.a. Text) is a 2006 Filipino horror film co-written and directed by Michael Tuviera, and starring Angel Locsin, Dennis Trillo, Oyo Boy Sotto, and Julia Clarete.

After a car accident in which her boyfriend died, Joyce begins to receive strange text and picture messages on her cellphone. Every single message appears to be sent from her late boyfriend, Roman. As some people around her start to die, Joyce decides to get help from an expert in the paranormal. Soon, she discovers that a blood pledge she made with her ex-boyfriend might be the cause of her haunting. It is only up to Joyce to stop Roman from coming back from the grave to kill everybody around her.