Tag Archives: Serial Killing

3 From Hell (2019) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): They’re back…

Rob Zombie’s latest work “3 From Hell” is morbid, violent, and humorous as your average seedy exploitation horror film. Although it is relatively less enjoyable than its predecessor “The Devil’s Rejects” (2005) for a number of reasons, I will not … Continue reading

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Knife+Heart (2018) ☆☆☆(3/4): Who’s killing her gay porn actors?

French film “Knife+Heart” is a cheerfully gaudy and goofy mix of cheap gay porn flicks and campy giallo horror movies of the 1970s. Although it is a bit shame that the movie does not try to be something more than … Continue reading

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The Neighbors (2012) ☆☆1/2(2.5) : They have a killer in their building

There are interesting pieces here and there in South Korean thriller movie “The Neighbours”, but the result is an uneven combination which does not fully utilize the potential in its components. This is a well-made thriller with good atmosphere and … Continue reading

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Memories of Murder (2003) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Savage serial killing and its violent era

When David Fincher’s “Zodiac”(2007) was released at South Korean theaters in August 2007, it was immediately compared to one famous South Korean film by me and other audiences. That movie was also based on the infamous serial killing case still … Continue reading

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Meet Lisbeth Salander with a different style

As the remake, David Fincher’s new film “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” has its inherent weakness right from the beginning of its production. Around two years ago, the original Swedish picture directed by Niels Arden Oplev, based on late … Continue reading

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Meet original Lisbeth Salander

—- David Fincher’s “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”(2011) will be released on the second weekend of next January in South Korean theaters. The original Swedish version will be also released in South Korea a week before, so I checked … Continue reading

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Blind (2011) ☆☆☆(3/4) : A blind woman in grave danger

 A blind woman is in danger. A psychotic killer wants to kill her. She finds herself being nearly alone with him in the house at dark, rainy night. She must do something to increase her chance of survival while being … Continue reading

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