– 80 bucks at best buy (til i can afford an Oppo player) had to get a bd disc to test (had the Scott Pilgrim one last year, plus the Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Trilogy) so I opted for 13 Assassins: . i’m just gonna copy and paste my mini review from another forum here: 13 Assassins (2010 and 1963 versions): I watched the Takashi Miike version first, found out it was a remake, so i tracked down the […]
. this film probably will not appeal to people who like their vampire movies with a faster pace. this one is moves more along the lines of a Werner Herzog Nosferatu vampire film. as slow as this film is, what really stuck to my head was when the director, Tomas Alfredson, mentioned that it is up to viewer if they felt the ending was a happy one or a very sad one. on initial viewing it felt like a “happy” […]
. . turns out this movie is more of an anthology style film, and less of a horror than it is about mystery…the mystery being the stories not making any sense or connection to one another. bummer. the middle “story” did have the better creepy/scary scenes. a gripe i have that has nothing to do with the movie itself, is the US dvd release which (compared to the image at the top with the snail) has this lackluster cover: (as […]
– not the scary little asian girl with long hair horror again! ha! no scary girl this time, instead we have actual hair-themed horror movies: first up from japan, Exte from 2007: versus the 2005 korean horror The Wig: . Exte really IS all about hair on a campy, absurd level — a hair fetish movie. this movie was rather dissapointing. bad pacing with a smattering of bizarre sequences here and there (and way too much CGI to boot). i’ve […]
this movie is simply bloody. but that doesnt necessarily give you an idea of how bloody it is (in both quality and quantity). i guess you can lump this with the Saw movies as far as gore is concerned but this movie is more heartwarming? er, touching? hard to explain, it’s like poignant yet overly brutal, violent…and bloody.