Story of Southern Islet film

Set to screen at the 2021 Fantasia Film Festival, Story of a Southern Islet rests as Malaysia’s only entry into the prestigious festival. Having found myself intently interested on the new wave of horror films coming out of the region, I was excited for a chance to get Ket Aun Chong’s debut film, particularly off his

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Zombie-driven horror seems to be making a fierce comeback to the movie circuit lately. When one thinks about zombies, the words “apocalypse” and “chaos” instantly come to mind. Most well-executed zombie movies include hidden metaphors about our society and political landscape, as well as the effects of negative human behavior. The living undead that lack

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IRUL Ghost Hotel Malaysian Horror

 Hello Spookies! Class is in session again. Today we are going to dapple in a Malaysian found footage horror movie called IRUL: Ghost Hotel. Full disclosure, I don’t know very much about Malaysian culture. So, I will have to do a lot of research with this film. But from first glance, this is a pretty

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“The reunion of two sisters after one of them has just been released from a mental institution is marred when a stay at their abandoned childhood home threatens to reveal a dark family secret.” Two Sisters is the type of horror film that shows its audience how the art of subtlety can create the most

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ROH AKA Soul Film Review Malaysian Horror

The modern age of cinema is a wonderful thing, for all of the collective conscience cooing for anything nostalgia soaked we are lucky to have access to film from around the world – the ability to access unique stories and narratives. While film may have always been an international affair thanks to festivals and specialty

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