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Cat Soup (2001) Review – A Surreal Trip Through a Dark Landscape

Adam SymchukOct 12, 2020
Cat Soup (2001) Review – A Surreal Trip Through a Dark Landscape

Synopsis: Based off the manga of the same name, Cat Soup follows the misadventures of two siblings as they struggle for survival in a bizarre and dangerous landscape. Largely free of dialogue, the story largely centers around the quest to retrieve…

Horror Podcasts Recommendations – Great Alternative to Mainstream Media

Grimoire of HorrorOct 11, 2020
Horror Podcasts Recommendations – Great Alternative to Mainstream Media

Hey everyone, Joe here and today I want to talk about podcasts. More specifically, audio-drama horror podcasts. So, what makes a horror audio-drama podcast special? Or, maybe I can make my point with another question: What makes a horror movie…

A Glimpse Into A Yurei Themed “Restobar”

Thomas NormanOct 7, 2020
A Glimpse Into A Yurei Themed “Restobar”

In Japan at Kichijōji, there is a restobar, referred to as ‘izakaya’ type for the thematic experience. Based around Yurei as horrifying folklore and including all kinds of tributes to J-Horror, it’s even named after Yurei, as ‘吉祥寺 遊麗!’ (interestingly our brand)…

Deerskin (2019) Movie Review by Quentin Dupieux – “Killer Style Never Looked so Good”

Adam SymchukSep 27, 2020
Deerskin (2019) Movie Review by Quentin Dupieux – “Killer Style Never Looked so Good”

Down and out, and possibly facing a midlife crisis, Georges decides he wants to change things up. The first thing on the agenda comes from a unique purchase, a deerskin jacket. Obsessed with his new ‘killer style’, Georges begins to…

The Showa Art of Gōjin Ishihara

Grimoire of HorrorSep 23, 2020
The Showa Art of Gōjin Ishihara

Gōjin Ishihara is a Showa-period Japanese artist who did ghastly illustrations of yokai in Illustrated Book of Japanese Monsters (1972) with a mastery of Indian ink for comic-esque vibrancy in absolutely mesmerizing scenes of chaos. Additionally, the artist offered his…

Howling Village (2020) Movie Review – “You Would Think That Shimizu-san Was The Perfect Man For The Job, Right?”

Oki CovarrubiasSep 17, 2020
Howling Village (2020) Movie Review – “You Would Think That Shimizu-san Was The Perfect Man For The Job, Right?”

Most fans of Japanese urban legends will already be familiar with the Inunaki Tunnel. For those who are unfamiliar, this tunnel is said to lead to one of the most haunted places in Japan: a place where “The Japanese constitution…