Horror

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    Big Tits Zombie

    A cult favourite, which achieved a mainstream breakthrough of sorts thanks to its title and AV cast…

    3.5 stars
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    Homunculus

    For his latest, Takashi Shimizu adapts a supernatural mystery manga, with mixed results…

    2 stars
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    Helter Skelter

    A nightmarish, hallucinogenic exploration of the excesses of the Japanese fashion industry…

    4 stars
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    Cold Fish

    A typically wild and offbeat take on the serial killer genre from Japanese auteur Sion Sono…

    5 stars
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    Battle Royale II: Requiem

    Hardly well-received on its original release, the overlong and muddled 2003 sequel hasn’t held up well…

    2 stars
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    Battle Royale

    Kinji Fukasaku’s classic returns with a new edition nearly 20 years after it was first released in the UK…

    5 stars
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    All Night Long 3: The Final Chapter

    Katsuya Matsumura moves away from revenge for the third in the series, and into even nastier territory…

    4 stars
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    All Night Long 2: Atrocity

    The second part of Katsuya Matsumura’s infamous series lives up to its billing…

    3.5 stars
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    Satan’s Slave

    The original Indonesian horror classic, recently remade by Joko Anwar…

    4 stars
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    The Queen of Black Magic (1981)

    The original Indonesian black magic classic, recently remade by Kimo Stamboel…

    4 stars
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    Warning: Do Not Play

    Kim Jin-won, director of the infamous Korean shocker The Butcher, returns with a very different horror…

    3.5 stars
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    Shogun’s Joy of Torture

    The seminal piece in Ishii’s torture series does not disappoint…

    4 stars
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    May the Devil Take You Too

    Timo Tjahjanto follows up his 2018 horror hit with more creepy curses and Evil Dead-style shenanigans…

    3 stars
  • Review

    The Queen of Black Magic

    A group of men return to the orphanage where they grew up and fall foul of a particularly nasty curse…

    4 stars
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    The Rope Curse 2

    Sinister rituals and Thai black magic in this Taiwanese Netflix chiller…

    2 stars
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    Slim Till Dead

    A killer starves and mutilates fashion models in this trashy 2005 Wong Jing thriller…

    3 stars
  • Review

    Tomie

    The first in the long-running Japanese horror series, based on the manga by Junji Ito…

    4 stars