Monday, March 21, 2011


The Haunted House Project (a.k.a. Deserted House) is a 2010 South Korean horror film directed by Lee Cheol-Ha, and starring Lee Hwa-Jung, Jun In-Kul and Shin Kyung-Sun.

During the last few years, six people have disappear, eight people have accidentally died, and eleven cases of murder have occurred inside a supposedly haunted house somewhere in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. The house, which is now abandoned and banned to all people who might want to enter, has gained the attention of a group of young adventure seekers. Three members of a club devoted to the exploration of abandoned houses, and three members of the staff of a broadcasting company, decide to go into the deserted house to uncover the truth. But soon after, everyone of them disappears without trace, leaving behind only a video.


Doppelgänger is a 2003 Japanese thriller directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa, and starring Koji Yakusho and Hiromi Nagasaku.

Hayasaki is a devoted scientist who is working on an "intelligent" chair designed to help disabled people; he is a quiet, hard-worker man who spends most of his time working but still cannot get what he wants; but his main problem is no having the courage to speak out in his current job. All of a sudden, his whole existence is turned upside down by the appearance of his doppelgänger, a man who is physically identical to him, although psychologically quite the opposite. 

Sunday, March 13, 2011


Disbelief Hell (a.k.a. Possessed; a.k.a. Living Death) is a South Korean thriller|drama film directed by Yong-Joo Lee, and starring Shim Eun-kyung, Young-nam Jang and Bo-yeon Kim.

Right after 13-year-old So-Jin disappears, her older sister Hee-Jin receives a call from her mom asking her to return to the apartment. As soon as she arrives, she is received by their religious mother who seems to be acting a little strange. Soon after, Hee-jin meets with Tae-Hwan, a cop, who reluctantly has to take the case of the girl's disappearance. At first he thinks it's not a serious case, but when he is confronted with more and more suicides that seem difficult to explain rationally, he becomes completely involved in the occurrences. At the end, everybody seems to have a strong connection with the So-jin's disappearance and it appears that each of the witnesses holds a piece of this weird puzzle.