Tag Archives: Horror

Suspiria (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Self-indulgent but interesting anyway

Luca Guadagnino’s latest film “Suspiria”, which is the remake of Dario Argento’s classic horror film of the same name, boldly attempts to present its own style and substance. Although its attempt is not wholly successful, it is still an interesting … Continue reading

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Tigers Are Not Afraid (2017) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A dark fairy tale amidst gangs and ghosts

Mexican film “Tigers Are Not Afraid” is a dark fairy tale set between two different kinds of horror. While it gives us a chillingly realistic glimpse into a harsh and brutal world riddled with crime and violence everyday, it also … Continue reading

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The Wind (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): A windy and creepy western horror film

“The Wind” is a windy and creepy mix of two different genres. Set in a typical western movie background, the movie attempts a disturbing supernatural horror drama mainly revolving around its increasingly unstable heroine, and it often captivates us with … Continue reading

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Us (2019) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): Another creepy work from Jordan Peele

“Us”, the second feature film from Jordan Peele, is a wry and creepy horror tale packed with striking moments you will not easily forget. While it often tests our suspension of disbelief as going further and further with its decidedly … Continue reading

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Climax (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): From jubilant euphoria to hellish nightmare

The works of Gaspar Noé, who debuted with “I Stand Alone” (1998), are definitely not something you can casually watch on Sunday afternoon. I still remember well that infamous rape scene and other equally provocative moments in his second film … Continue reading

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The Hole in the Ground (2019) ☆☆(2/4): He doesn’t feel like her son…

Right from its very first shot, “The Hole in the Ground” is fully shrouded in moody and ominous ambience, and that is one of a few good things I can say about the film. As initially sensing that something bad … Continue reading

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Svaha: The Sixth Finger (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): A South Korean Occult Story

South Korean film “Svaha: The Sixth Finger” is filled with gloomy spookiness from the very beginning, and it did not disappoint me at all. While I am still not sure whether I understood all of its numerous religious details, this … Continue reading

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