Sunday, April 24, 2011


Lucky Sky Diamond (a.k.a. Bloody Fragments On White Walls) is a 1990 Japanese gore horror film directed by Izô Hashimoto, and starring Naoko Amihama, Reiko Nakamura and Shirô Sano. The film is wrongly included in some Guinea Pig bootleg packages as entry number seven.

The film tells about a girl named Yoko who wakes up in a strange facility strapped to a bed. After being injected with unknown drugs, she is taken by a mysterious doctor and a nurse to an operating room to perform brain surgery on her.


Aftershock is a 2010 Chinese disaster|drama film directed by Xiaogang Feng, and starring Daoming Chen, Chen Li and Yi Lu. The film depicts the aftermath of the 1976 Tangshan earthquake which is believed to be the largest earthquake of the 20th century by death toll, approximately 240,000 people died. The epicenter of the earthquake was near Tangshan in Hebei, People's Republic of China, an industrial city with approximately one million inhabitants.

Da Qiang, his wife Yuan Ni and their twin children Fang Da and Fang Deng live a happy life in their native Tangshan. But on July 27, 1976, a devastating earthquake destroys the city. Da Qiang dies while trying to rescue their children from their apartment. Later, as the building collapses, Fang Da and Fang Deng get trapped among the debris. Their mother, Yuan Ni, is forced to decide whether her son or daughter should be saved. She reluctantly chooses Fang Da. Incapable of moving, her daughter Fang Deng overhears her mother's difficult decision, but miraculously survives. She is then adopted by Mr. Wang, a soldier, and his wife. Thirty-two years later, after another earthquake in mainland China, Wang Deng, now a married woman, travels to China and voluntarily joins the rescue team. There, she meets Fang Da and she leans the drama of her mother and brother all those years.

Thursday, April 21, 2011


Silk is a 2006 Taiwanese horror film directed by Chao-Bin Su, and starring Chen Chang, Yôsuke Eguchi, and Kar Yan Lam.

In Taipei, a group of scientists lead by a Japanese scientist named Hashimoto, are using his invention called Menger Sponge to capture the spirit of a child in an old apartment building. The researchers are later joined by a specialist in reading lips, detective Tung, who comes to the team to try to understand the movements of the lips of the young boy's ghost. Hashimoto, on his side, is trying to discover why the energy of the ghost does not dissipate and leave this world; meanwhile, Tung gets more and more involved in discovering the identity and the dramatic story of the boy, why and how he died.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011


Dream Home is a 2010 Hong Kong slasher|horror film directed by Pang Ho-cheung, and starring Josie Ho, Eason Chan, and Anthony Wong Chau-Sang.

The films tells the story of the young woman searching for her dream home. Ever since she was a child, Cheng became obsessed with the idea of having an apartment in a complex with a beautiful view across the bay as the one her folks had. In the present, she works hard to make her dreams to come true. However, when the realtor tells her that prices have increased considerably in the area, she becomes really frustrated as she knows she can no longer afford the home she has worked so hard for. Devastated, Cheng decides to start a strange campaign to lower property prices in the area so that she can find something she can afford. What she decides to do, of course, is to go on a killing spree in some of the apartment buildings; slaughtering, cutting, chopping, impaling and slicing guards and tenants alike.

Monday, April 18, 2011


The Shock Labyrinth (a.k.a. The Shock Labyrinth 3D) is a 2009 Japanese horror film directed by Takashi Shimizu, and starring Yûya Yagira, Ai Maeda, and Misako Renbutsu.

Right after he is back in his hometown, Ken is joined by his all-time friends who welcome him again in the group. Soon after, one of their friends, who everybody thought to be dead, is back too but seems to be acting a little weird. later, as the girl has an episode that requires medical attention, the group drives her to a nearby hospital. However, the hospital bears an uncanny resemblance to the labyrinth were ten years before their friend had disappeared. Things go even more strange and surreal as they all seem to have entered an alternate dimension.