Dead Sushi 2012

Dead Sushi is a 2012 Japanese splatter horror comedy film, written and directed by Noboru Iguchi, with additional writing from Makiko Iguchi and Jun Tsugita. Known for his over-the-top implementation of gore, comedy, and all-round silliness, Iguchi is known as the director behind such classics as The Machine Girl (2008), Robo-Geisha (2009), and Hentai Samurai

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The fact that both Hideo Nakata (Ringu, Dark Water) and Takashi Shimizu (Ju-On, Reincarnation) have been consistently releasing new horror films as of late is astonishingly overlooked. At the same time, one can argue that the not-so-favorable critical reception for these films is the reason why they’re not gaining the traction that their predecessors once

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There’s an inherent restlessness in the face of the unknown, perpetually stoking curiosity. Intentionally or otherwise, this very restlessness is what renders Dreadful Chapters a compelling viewing experience. Hailing from the Malayalam film landscape, this indie production brims with potential, laying the groundwork for the burgeoning career of Indian-born director Nirmal Baby Varghese. As his

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The generally agreed definition of a snuff film is a real (not staged) filmed murder. In some cases, it is viewed for the purpose of arousal. However, this is somewhat incorrect, as by this definition, any video depicting the death of a person, purposeful or accidental, can fall under this moniker depending on the viewer.

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Death Powder is a 1986 Japanese cyberpunk body horror film, written and directed by Shigeru Izumiya. Izumiya is mostly known as a poet/folk singer with a career spanning from the 1970s that is still ongoing, with a huge discography of dozens of albums. Outside of music, Izumiya is a prolific actor who has over 150

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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

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The Sound of Summer (2022) is a disturbing and suffocating Japanese body horror, written and directed by the UK-born creator Guy (Guy Pearce). Although this film is his debut feature-length film, he already has made a name for himself by writing and directing a number of shorts such as The Rope Maiden (2013), Difficulty Breathing

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Indonesian horror has been receiving some attention in recent years, mostly thanks to some pretty good entries from the country. So it is not surprising that the said country’s highest-grossing local film is from the horror genre. KKN di Desa Penari currently holds the title of the highest-grossing film in Indonesian history. Sadly, the film’s

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The curse of endless sequels has plagued horror films for years with multifarious results. The Ringu series kicked off back in the late 90s and is no exception to this curse. With the previous effort in the series, Sadako (2019), seemingly failing to meet fan expectations—high expectations that were set by the involvement of Hideo

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If someone from ten years ago told me that I would one day be able to find Junji Ito merchandise at even some of the biggest chain stores, I might not have believed them. Even now, I’m astounded each time I enter my car and see the Tomie air freshener that my niece got me.

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