The Coffin (2008) Review

Synopsis: After participating in a Thai ritual ward off illness that involves laying in a coffin and having burial rites performed, Chris (Ananda Everingham)  and Su (Karen Mok) begin to see the dead. Su’s search for what miraculously cured her cancer but killed her fiance leads her to a man that has been investigating the […]

Imprint (2006) Review

Synopsis: In the 1800s, an American returns to Japan to find the prostitute he fell in love with, but instead learns of the psychical and existential horror that befell her after he left. Quick Review: This segment of Masters of Horror was considered so violent that it wasn’t even shown on cable. While I’m not cautioning […]

Hashima Project (2013) Review

Synopsis: A group of film students are being sent on a mission to shoot a documentary about the infamous haunted Hashima Island in Japan. When they come back something evil has followed them. My Quick Review: Went to see this one in my local theater the first week it was showing. I’m a big fan […]

Tales From The Dark Part 1 (2013) Review

Original Title: 迷离夜 Synopsis:  Horror anthology,  based on a series of novels by “Dumplings” writer Lillian Lee. My Quick Review: This is the first part of a 2 movies anthology from Honk Kong. In The first segment, “Stolen Goods” Simon Yam plays a working class loser who stelas dead people urns and tries to get money […]

Make me Shudder (2013) Review

Original Title: Mor Hok Tub Ha (มอ6/5 ปากหมา ท้าผี) Synopsis: (from EnjoyThaiMovies) A group of Grade 12 students break into an abandoned building believed to be haunted by a student who killed himself over bad grades and also a teacher who was murdered. The students decide to challenge the ghosts by teasing and irritating them. My Quick […]

Kuntilanak (2006) Review

Synopsis: A young college student moves to a new boarding house in a very haunted area. Rumours had it that a Kuntilanak (the she-demon) lived up in a hundreds of years old tree near the house. Soon, people around her died one by one tragically…. My Quick Review: Kuntilanak, based on a local urban legend, is […]

The Forbidden Door (2009) Review

Original Name: Pintu Terlarang Synopsis: The life of a successful sculptor is turned upside down when he begins receiving mysterious messages from someone who asks for his help. My Quick Review: My first Anwar’s movie experience was recently with Modus Anomali, a very intense Thriller with a twist. I was already seduced. But this Lynchian experience […]

Apartment 1303 (2007) Review

Synopsis: (from IMDb) A modern ghost story which turns a love hate relationship between mother and daughter into a tale of horror. My Quick Review: I can’t believe that they actually made a remake from Apartment 1303, a subpar entry into the Japanese Horror Movie genre. There is nothing fresh about this haunted apartment ghost story […]

Art of the Devil 3 (2008) Review

Original Title: Long Khong 2 Synopsis: The youngster Ta returns to his hometown. He misses his mother Daun, who was poisoned by his father Prawase, and soon he learns that his family will use black magic to bring her back. However, Ta’s family will quickly discover the price of the black magic. My Quick Review: I […]

Countdown (2012) Review

Synopsis: (from IMDb) Three Thai teens in New York City are planning the New Year’s Party of their lives. They called Jesus, a drug dealer, to drop off some stuff at their apartment so they can celebrate and countdown the end of the year in style. Little did they know that Jesus’ visit that night will […]