2010s

Sadako vs Kayako Review (2016) | The Ring vs The Grudge

The grudge match of the century is here as the titans of late 90s j horror collide in Sadako vs. Kayako. Will Sadako run rings around Kayako? And whoever wins, will we lose again?

Himeanole Review (2016) | Indie rom-com brutality

I Saw the Devil gatecrashes on a cutsie indie romantic comedy, resulting in one of the nastiest serial killer films Japan has to offer.

I Am A Hero Review (2016)

Overall, I Am A Hero isn’t just the best zombie movie of the year, but a template for manga adaptations going forward. With fantastic special effects, creative direction and characters you can actually root for Shinsuke Sato delivers more than the expected otaku fare and creates a film that truly stands tall in the genre.

As the Gods Will Review (2014)

As the Gods Will has an incredibly strong start with the daruma and maneki neko games. As violent as they are funny, early scenes work thanks to a strong sense of humour that unfortunately evaporates once the film expects the audience to take its characters and their emotions seriously.

Killers Review (2014)

Just as the poster screams, Killers comes “From the makers of The Raid and Rumah Dara (Macabre).” As you would expect from a pairing of the Mo Brothers and Gareth Evan’s Merentau films, Killers is a real crowd pleaser for those that know what they’re getting in to.

Shin Gojira / Godzilla Resurgence 2016 Review / First Impressions

To preface, I should explain that I consider this more of a first impression than an actual review as the Japanese in the film was far above my level. Whilst