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Cult Movie Essentials: Ringu (1998)

It was the horror sensation that brought Japanese horror to the masses. Directed by Hideo Nakata and adapted from the novel Ring by Kôji Suzuki, which in turn draws on the Japanese folk tale Banchō Sarayashiki came the tale of a videotape… 591 more words


31 Days of Fear: Ju-on: The Grudge

One day of Halloween horror just isn’t enough here at FILM IN WORDS, therefore, we’ve curated 31 days 383 more words
FIW Horror

20. Ringu

20. Ringu (1998). The original Japanese version of The Ring is a deep and spooky examination of media, family, and the encroachment of technology into our collective consciousness and mythologies. 60 more words


Movie Review: J-Horror: Ring (1998)

What is the most famous J-horror movie ever created? It’s a quiz question that has only one answer…Ring. If you know horror, you’ve seen this movie & possibly its two sequels as well. 731 more words

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to Horror Films: SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES

I love scary films, and have loved them for most of my life. You probably won’t see me lining up for Hostel 31 (or whatever number they’ve worked their way up to by now) but what I have found is that if you take time to properly explore the genre, there’s a treasure trove of beautiful, complex films to be found. 675 more words

The Hitchhiker's Guide

My Feminist Idol: Sadako Yamamura

Written by Rios de la Luz

I watched Ringu for the first time and I enjoyed the shit out of it. It is gorgeous and frightening. 594 more words