Tale of Two Sisters Arrow Video Review

Konnichiwa! Dia Duit! Yo Yo Yo! Straight Outta Kanto here welcoming you all aboard the Nostalgia Train. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, the early noughties was, and always will be, the Golden Age of Asian Horror. One of the finest heavyweights of the genre that has truly stood the test of

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Blind Beast Film Review

For a long period, I have found myself drawn to extreme cinema. The unapologetic approach to subject matters proscribed in mainstream media has always been more alluring to my cinematic tastes. From Japanese Pinku Eiga to French New Wave, I have tried to explore as much of the genre as possible and moreover, having seen

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Considering the popularity of monster movies being rekindled by Godzilla versus Kong (2021), the newest entry into the ‘MonsterVerse’, the classic approach to this genre may be coming into a new golden era. With my love of these films spanning multiple regions and eras, I am always interested in new titles that are released that

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Stacy Cover Photo

For the length of time that zombie movies have been a part of horror, it is only natural that the subgenre would eventually go stale, occasionally requiring a total re-evaluation of the creature design to breathe new life into the genre. As with classics such as White Zombie (1932) becoming obsolete after George A. Romero

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With the Japanese and Korean booms in horror overshadowing other nations regionally, we don’t tend to see as many other Asian cultures represented often. The Heirloom is a Taiwanese flick from 2005 that will help flesh out any aficionado’s repertoire. In the Yang household, there is a sole survivor from the mass murder two decades

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Suicide Circle Music

A young daughter, around four years old, watches a pop idol group cheerfully perform on tv with her father. Meanwhile in the kitchen, we see her mother dutifully preparing dinner, chopping up vegetables. The upbeat song audio continues as the daughter goes to check on dinner and ask her mother a question. The mom continues

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All THat Darkness Allows book review

Being Filipino and a horror reader, I don’t think I read enough works from my neck of the woods in the horror genre. I’m always looking for something that sticks out and more often than not, horror books don’t seem to get a lot of media coverage here. I bought “All That Darkness Allows” years

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Modern day J-horror traces its origins back to Japanese folklore and Kabuki plays, The Ghost of Yotsuya can be seen as an intermediate stage in the development of the field itself. In the movie, our protagonist is a rather short-tempered and gullible young rōnin named Iemon. It is early 19th century Japan and he is

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Konnichiwa! Ni Hao! Hola! Straight Outta Kanto here with a little director spotlight for you this week! Just like you guys I am a die-hard Asian horror fan and have spent the last decade scouring the internet in order to devour as much exotic spookiness as my poor jangling nerves could handle. Over the years

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READER WARNING: Ghosts starring in this review may contain an excessive amount of exploding glitter. Konnichiwa! Bonjour! What’s the story, bud!? Straight Outta Kanto here, bringing you a big fat oozing slice of bonkers Thai horror that will keep you in suspense – AND suspenders. I know in this current global climate, hospitals are the

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