Latest Horror Movie Reviews - Page 19

Oldboy (Oldeuboi) (2003)

15 years of imprisonment, five days of vengeance.
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Oldboy - 15 years of imprisonment, five days of vengeance

Second in Park Chan-wook's Vengeance Trilogy is the intense and emotional excursion through the imprisonment of Oh Dae-su (Min-sik Choi) in Oldboy. The movie depicts an intricately complex vengeance plot that carefully reveals it's intricacies as the movie progresses, circumspectly explaining the reasons for Oh Dae-su's seemingly harsh treatment at... Click to read more "Oldboy (Oldeuboi)"

The Maid (Kimyo na sakasu) (2005)

Supernatural horror from Singapore.
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The Maid - Supernatural Horror from Singapore

Kelvin Tong's The Maid (Kimyo na sakasu) is a fairly typical J-Horror (despite being Singaporean) for the best part, but takes on a fairly disturbing twist as the story closes. Relying on an eerie atmosphere and Singaporean superstitions rather than an abundance of guts, The Maid manages to create a more disturbing and dark feel than is usual withi... Click to read more "The Maid (Kimyo na sakasu)"

Mother's Day (1980)

I'm so proud of my boys. They never forget their momma.
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Mother's Day - I'm so proud of my boys. They never forget their momma.

For a Troma movie, Mother's Day is a relatively serious affair but with the complete absurdity that is usually associated with Troma don't expect anything too austere. Mother's Day is a deplorable, twisted and darkly humorous exploitation flick like what I Spit on your Grave would have been like if it starred The Marx Brothers. The premise of the m... Click to read more "Mother's Day"

Dark Water (Honogurai mizu no soko kara) (2002)

Drenched in creepiness.
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Dark Water - Drenched in Creepiness

Even with its PG-13 rating, Dark Water (Honogurai mizu no soko kara) still manages to be a very unsettling movie and is one of the original influences (along with Ring) on what has become the current commercially accessible J-Horror formula. Dark Water was one of the first mainstream Japanese horrors to create scares through very subtle means makin... Click to read more "Dark Water (Honogurai mizu no soko kara)"

Hallows Eve: Slaughter on Second Street (2008)

Let the slaughter begin.
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Hallows Eve: Slaughter on Second Street

Hallows Eve: Slaughter on Second Street is an independent slasher movie written, directed and produced by PJ Starks and Rodney Newton utilizing only resources local to them, shooting the movie in their local community of Owensboro, Kentucky and making use of the local talent to be the victims of their evil protagonistic creation. From the opening s... Click to read more "Hallows Eve: Slaughter on Second Street"

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