We’re back with another Koji Shiraishi review, and we will be continuing our deep dive into his underrated film series, the Senritsu Kaika Files! And if you think you have seen it all from the past three installments of this series, think again. Because what lies ahead is a cinematic experience that will blindside you
Director Koji Shiraishi takes a dip into cryptozoology in Senritsu Kaiki File Kowasugi! File 03: Legend of a Human-Eating Kappa (shortened to File 03). In this third installment in the Senritsu Kaiki File series, the eccentric documentary crew composed of the crazed director Kudo Hitoshi, assistant Miho Ichikawa, and the cameraman (played by Koji, himself)
Fox Tales (Kitsune no Hanashi) is a Japanese compendium of short horror stories: “Fox Tales”, “The Dragon in the Fruit”, “Phantom”, and “The Water God” penned from the mind of Tomihiko Morimi and published in English by Yen Press. Morimi is most notable as the author of The Eccentric Family, Penguin Highway, The Night is
Koji Shiraishi proves his sincerity and devotion to the found footage subgenre in his 2012 low-budget mockumentary Senritsu Kaiki File Kowasugi! File 01 – Operation Capture the Slit-Mouthed Woman. While it’s beyond question that Shiraishi has made an indelible impression on the horror subgenre with his immortal Noroi: The Curse (2005), his undermined respect for
From time to time, you’ll see an article chronicling the various examples of times Western monsters crossed the Pacific and got starring roles in Asian cinema, such as Frankenstein Conquers the World, Vampire Effect, Bio Zombie, Werewolf Boy, and the like. It would then reason that this would be a two-way street, so surely there
Aspiring DJ, Andy, has his fate intertwined with a woman named Lela after he saves her after one of his sets. Lela, who is also secretly the DJ’s biggest fan, is dealing with her own issues due to a troubled past in which her mother’s death sent her spiraling into a world of prophetic nightmares.
Welcome to the second and final part of The Best of Shake, Rattle & Roll. In this list, we jotted down 15 of the scariest and most memorable Shake, Rattle & Roll episodes from the entire film series. If you want to check out the first half of this countdown, you can check it out