Kolobos (1999)

If the eye is the window into the soul, then the camera is the window into its subjects. That comes to mind as I put my viewing experience into words, which is a bit of challenge because I didn't expect the camera to serve as a means of capturing the beauty and poetry of everyday..

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Noroi: The Curse (2005)

While I haven't dabbled in paranormal research myself, I was into Masafumi's quest for the truth behind the supernatural occurrences. As such, I felt as though I was observing his sphere of influence. Conversations about ectoplasmic worms, depictions of demonic possession, and the disappearances of locals -- I didn't expect those to have such attentiveness,..

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The Thing

Perhaps the greatest remake of all time, John Carpenter took the 1951 classic The Thing From Another World and upped the ante big time. Following the novella Who Goes There more closely then the 1951 original, John Carpenter, Bill Lancaster and John w Campbell Jr weave a fantastic horror film in the spirit of Alien...

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