Tuesday, February 16, 2010
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 (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 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 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 (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 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 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.