Thirst (박쥐) Director: Park Chan-wook Writer(s): Jeong Seo-gyeong,  Park Chan-wook Country: South Korea Year: 2009 “Thirst” on Amazon. “Thirst” is a vampire movie, but not the kind you would expect from the genre. It does have blood sucking, sexuality, violence … Continue reading

Masaki Kobayashi "Kwaidan" poster


Kwaidan (怪談) Country: Japan Writer(s): Mizuki Yoko Director: Masaki Kobayashi Year: 1965 “Kwaidan” on Amazon. Kwaidan (pronounced Kaidan) is probably one of the most unique films that one could possibly find within the exceptionally large number of arthouse Asian films. I … Continue reading

Takashi Miike "Audition" poster


Audition (オーディション) Director: Takashi Miike Written: Daisuke Tengan Country: Japan Year: 1999 “Audition” on Amazon. I have to admit it took time to decide whether to review this movie or not. The reason being that it took some time to … Continue reading

Nonzee Nimibutr "Nang Nak" poster

Nang Nak

Nang Nak (นางนาก) Director: Nonzee Nimibutr Written: Wisit Sasanatieng Country: Thailand Year: 1999 “Nang Nak” on Amazon. “Nang Nak” is not simply another ghost story. It is a Thai legend, deep rooted in the nation’s psyche and imagination. It has … Continue reading

Kim Jee-woon “A Tale of Two Sisters” poster

A Tale of Two Sisters

A Tale of Two Sisters (장화, 홍련) Director: Kim Jee-woon Written: Kim Jee-woon Country: South Korea Year: 2003 “A Tale of Two Sisters” on Amazon. In the movie “Hitchcock” there was a scene where director just told his wife that he … Continue reading