Reviews Tagged with Folklore & Fairy Tales

Apartment 1303 (1303 gôshitsu) (2007)

Some rentals are too good to be true.
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Pazuzu Iscariot

Apartment 1303 (1303 goshitsu) - Some rentals are too good to be true

When the made-up term "hair horror" is thrown at movie fanatics, brain scientists maybe estimate that 85% will immediately visualise the stereotypical Asian ghost, the wicked 10% visualise the ungroomed bush popular in 70s exploitation while 5% insist that horror is all around us and we should combat this by smoking pot at music festivals (statisti... Click to read more "Apartment 1303 (1303 gôshitsu)"

Hansel and Gretel (Henjel gwa Geuretel) (2007)

Don't go, we'll be good.
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Hansel and Gretel (Henjel gwa Geuretel)

Korean director Pil-Sung Yim's Hansel and Gretel (Henjel gwa Geuretel) is an incongruent mixture of horror and fantasy with dramatic fluctuations between the two genres. The relationship between this 2007 story and the Grimm 1812 story of the same name is very loose and it is more appropriate to say that the fairy tale motivated and inspired the ch... Click to read more "Hansel and Gretel (Henjel gwa Geuretel)"