“Amane does not only blend horror and eroticism fluidly together, but does so to deliver a satisfying critique of how social media eventually becomes a tool for male subjects to chase their phallic fantasy.”
“A mystery-horror experience that is, in all aspects, better than ‘Howling Village’.”
A veritable horror classic.
“Masamura delivers a phenomenal narrative, a true post-war classic.”
‘A classic that offers an unforgettable experience that is as touchingly lighthearted as is it disturbingly horrifying.’
“A pleasant and truly satisfying ride for the whole family.”
A short experiment that succeeds in engaging the spectator and keep him on the edge of his seat until the very end.
A great sequel that delivers everything what Kajju fans desire, but in a less thrilling manner than the first reboot film did.
A fabulous and unique romance horror narrative that uncovers the often-forgotten truth that all speaking beings are driven by a desire to be loved/desire to love.
Miike’s horror-narrative provides all the thrills, and tropes for that matter, fans of J-horror have come to expect from the genre.
“A brilliant narrative exploring, in a very confronting but enlightening way, the importance of inter-subjectivity to attain happiness.”
“A wonderful exploration of dysfunctional familial bonds and the destructive impact narcissism has on human relations.”
“An amazing horror film and a gripping exploration of the cycle of abuse and the horrors child-abuse quite often lead to.”
“Hatayama succeeded in crafting a creative and moving exploration of the inability of a subject to escape his unresolved trauma as well as his guilt.”
“The narrative’s beginning and finale do not fail to deliver the right ingredients to turn this narrative into a satisfying visual experience.”