Mr. Vampire (1985)

Mr. Vampire (1985)

Master Gau, along with his two bumbling assistants, Man Choi and Chou Sheng, are asked to rebury the patriarch of the Yam family in order to generate good luck, but the patriarch turns out to be a vampire and breaks free. Gau, and in his own way, the dim, obnoxious police captain, attempt to destroy

Gantz: 0

Gantz: 0

Select people are resurrected immediately after death to take part in a survival “game” that has real consequences for the world. They are sent out to kill actual monsters in the cities of Japan. If they fail within the time period allotted, they are killed. If they kill enough monsters, they can choose greater weapons,

Kuroneko (1968)

Kuroneko (1968)

During a period of unrest in Japan, a mother and her daughter-in-law (Nobuko Otowa & Kiwako Taichi) are raped and murdered by a band of disheveled samurai. They return as ghosts, seducing and then killing samurai. The local samurai lord Raiko (Kei Sato) tasks newly minted samurai Gintoki (Kichiemon Nakamura) with finding who or what

Jigoku {Hell} (1960)

Jigoku {Hell} (1960)

Graduate student Shirô is a passenger in a car driven by his wild and apparently supernatural “friend” Tamura when it hits and kills a local thug. Tamura doesn’t care but Shirô gets very upset. Eventually Shirô decides to turn himself in to the police, but the taxi crashes on route (most likely due to Tamura’s

Tokyo Ghoul (2017)

Tokyo Ghoul (2017)

Kaneki (Masataka Kubota), a shy bookworm, inadvertently has the organs of a ghoul transplanted into him, making him a hybrid. Like ghouls, he now can eat only human flesh, and drink coffee, and has tentacles that pop out of his back. He knows nothing of surviving as a ghoul, so is taken in by some

Song at Midnight (1937)

Song at Midnight (1937)

An acting troop, including young lead Sun Xiaoou (Chau-Shui Yee) and his girlfriend Liu Die (Xu Manli), arrives at a dilapidated theater, and are greeted by only Zheng (Wang Weilyi), the guardian of the theater and a hunchback with a monstrous appearance, that no one ever mentions. They set to work on a new opera,

Hobson's Choice (1954)

Hobson’s Choice (1954)

A cheap, drunken, bombastic widower (Charles Laughton) declares he will not pay the expected marriage settlement for his two younger daughters (Daphne Anderson and a pre-pre-Faulty Towers Prunella Scales) and that his eldest (Brenda de Banzie) is too old to find a husband. That eldest has her own plans: marriage with a lower class bootmaker

Arang (2005)

Arang (2005)

Detective So-Young (Song Yoon-Ah) and her rookie  partner investigate a murder where the autopsy reveals the victim was killed from the inside.  The death, and several others, are connected to a drunken brawl ten years ago where a barman died and his girlfriend disappeared.  Is the girl’s ghost finally getting revenge or is this a

Carved: The Slit-Mouthed Woman (2007)

Carved: The Slit-Mouthed Woman (2007)

School Children start talking about the urban-legend of the Slit-Mouthed Woman, who walks about wearing a surgical mask and carrying a blade.  That’s a bad idea, because she turns up and starts kidnapping kids; some she kills and others she cuts so that they have the same facial wound as she.  Kyoko Yamashita (Eriko Sato),

Dark Water (2002)

Dark Water (2002)

Yoshimi Matsubara (Hitomi Kuroki), a recently divorced mother going through an unpleasant custody battle, moves with her young daughter (Rio Kanno) to an apartment with a water-damaged ceiling. Soon, water is dripping into the bedroom, and a missing girl is appearing and disappearing around the building. Director Hideo Nakata created a new horror film movement in

Eko Eko Azarak: Wizard of Darkness (1995)

Eko Eko Azarak: Wizard of Darkness (1995)

Things don’t look good for the teens whose school is in the center of a giant pentagram, but what do you expect when you’ve got Satanists in the basement, a pervert teacher who feels up all the girls before they get in the door, and secret lesbians in the art room.  Nope, things don’t look

Eko Eko Azarak II: Birth of a Wizard (1996)

Eko Eko Azarak II: Birth of a Wizard (1996)

Misa Kuroi (Kimika Yoshino) is an average high school girl, with absent parents, until her friends are slaughtered and the killer comes after her.  Years ago, a clan of magic-users was destroyed by a resurrected spirit.  After a 100 years sleep, the spirit is back, hopping bodies until it finds the one it wants to