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Creepy (2016)

Creepy (2016)

The Plot

The story follows former detective Koichi Takakura (Hidetoshi Nishijima) as he takes a job as a university professor after leaving the police force. 438 more words


Review: Creepy, 2016, dir. Kiyoshi Kurosawa

If you’re going to make a movie and title it Creepy, well, it better be creepy, so good job Kiyoshi Kurosawa: Your latest film justifies its name.  86 more words


Creepy (2016)

This actually reminds me a slightly of Asa Nonami’s novel “Now You’re One of Us” which was about a newlywed housewife who, through the use of mind altering drugs, gets slowly brainwashed into becoming entirely subservient to her husband’s crooked, incestuous and murderous criminal family. 685 more words

Watched Movie

Movie Ramblings: Ringu

The original* Japanese creepy girl horror movie, I can’t believe it has been around for 16 years** and I’ve only just managed to see it! 653 more words


Fantasia 2016 Review: "Creepy" (2016) ★★★★★

Every time when I watch crime thrillers from international filmmakers, I see a big difference between Hollywood’s style and the rest of the world. That was so noticeable in Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s… 482 more words

Movie Reviews

Movie Review - The Inerasable

EXPECTATIONS: A ghost story with more reliance on storytelling than actual scares.

REVIEW: Ghost stories have been incredibly popular on film and in Japan, it was a huge craze. 1,045 more words


Movie Review - The Magnificent Nine (JAPAN CUTS 2016)

EXPECTATIONS: A riotous comedy with a lot more character and emotional resonance than expected.

REVIEW: The ensemble film trope has always been a favourite of mine and has been a fantastic staple for films, ever since the first ensemble action film; 1954’s action masterpiece Seven Samurai. 773 more words