Kuntilanak (2006) Review

A young college student moves to a new boarding house in a very haunted area.

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

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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 […]

Modus Anomali (2012) Review

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Synopsis: A guy wakes up in a shallow grave in the woods with amnesia and has to work out what’s going on. He finds a cabin and the mystery begins to unfold. (from IMDb) My Review: Modus Anomali is a strong entry into Indonesian horror cinema. Joko Anwar’s (The Forbidden Door, Dead Time:Kala) 4th movie has […]

Dead Mine Review

Dead Mine review

Year: 2012 Director: Steven Sheil Synopsis: (from IMDb) The legend of Yamashita’s Gold lures a treasure hunter and his group deep into the Indonesian jungle. Once they are trapped in an abandoned World War II Japanese bunker, they face the terrifying reality that the only way out is to go further in. My Short Review: What […]

Macabre (Rumah Dara) Review

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Year: 2009 Director: The Mo Brothers Synopsis: 5 Friends on a road trip run into a strange girl on the road at night. They decide to help bring her back to her home. This is where the night will turn to hell for all of them. My Short Review: Macabre is the first full length […]