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This made me laugh.   So small but instantly captures one of the best horror scenes in a movie.

Ringo, made in 1998, is about a girl who is ruthlessly murdered by her father and returns as a ghost who kills all who watch a weird video.     68 more words

Horror and Technology: Wherein the reader will find Mary Kate's feminist drivel and Katie's luddite propaganda

In Nakata’s Ringu, the fear that consumerism may be a threat to identity is conveyed through a female ghost. As Sadako’s rage manifests through the television, she requires the commodification, the reproduction, and distribution of herself. 1,139 more words

Kawaii to kowai

In case you missed it over on the Bookface or the Tweets, we got our adorable Sadako vs. Kayako cup cling things today. We lucked out and got one of each. 39 more words


The Perils of Being a Writer - Part 2

That’s not how that story works.

One of the problems with being a writer is that you find yourself taking stories apart to see how they work. 1,554 more words


Sadako vs. Kayako trailer!

You’ve all probably seen this by now, but just in case, check out this wicked trailer for Shiraishi Koji’s latest horror opus. While the recent iterations of both franchises have mostly been crap, I admit I’m pretty excited to see this. 142 more words


Trailer: 'Sadako vs. Kayako'

Por: Cesar Cortez

Me ha generado una gran curiosidad la película que se verá muy pronto en Japón titulada Sadako vs. Kayako quienes, mejor dicho, son las protagonistas tanto de… 119 more words


Film Study: Ringu

It seems a tad predictable to rant and rave about “Ringu”, almost 20 years after it first graced our presence and done literally all it could with the Japanese originals and the Gore Verbinski helmed remakes, which were actually watchable. 589 more words

Alistair Shirlaw