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  • Encounters of the Spooky Kind

    Encounters of the Spooky Kind


    Was initially going to give this a 3 and a half rating but the final 30 seconds bumped it up to a 4. Honestly couldn't stop laughing.

    As for the film, it's a lot of goofy fun with some surprisingly well executed fight scenes. The story itself was pretty original and that also has a lot to do with my enjoyment of it all. Sammo never fails.

  • The Night Comes for Us

    The Night Comes for Us


    I watched this and Riki-Oh in the same day. I feel like that's some sort of XBox achievement. Let's be honest, we'll never get a Raid 3 but it's okay because this is a great alternative

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  • House of Hummingbird

    House of Hummingbird


    The kind of film I truly adore and never tire of; slice of life moving at a glacial pace. Korea, 1994, 13-14 year old Eun-Hee has a summer of discoveries, tragedies, love and friendship. Showcasing the acting ability of Park Ji-Hu, she plays Eun-Hee with a sense of passion, ignorance, insecurity and defiance that rings totally true to her place in life.

    The cinematography has to be singled out, beautifully showing the Seoul landscape of high rise apartment buildings, run…

  • Dark Water

    Dark Water


    This one surprised me. I watched it on a whim, basically at random. I'm not an aficionado of J horror but I feel like this has to be one of the better ones. What it does best, I think, is that it builds atmosphere and has a sense of restraint. Building a sense of dread and unease with the threat just out of sight is probably the most effective way to do horror and Dark Water shines in that aspect. Pretty good acting turn from the young girl as well