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Review: “Rift” Offers LGBT Horror Amongst the Icelandic Wilderness

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Erlingur Thoroddsen’s impressive second feature "Rift" explores the tension of a relationship through Icelandic horror.

The 13 Best Korean Horror Movies, Streaming Links Included

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Cinema Escapist reveals the top Korean horror movies—with streaming links from Netflix, Amazon, and more.

Review: Ha Jung-woo’s “The Closet” Offers Surprisingly Heart-Warming Horror

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Starring Ha Jung-woo, Korean film “The Closet” blends horror with father-daughter bonding.

Review: In Taiwanese Horror Movie “Detention,” Authoritarianism Is The Real Monster

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Based off a popular video game, horror film “Detention” is an important milestone in coming to terms with Taiwan’s authoritarian past.

Review: “Perempuan Tanah Jahanam” Features Joko Anwar’s Trademark Use of Indonesian Symbols to Tell a Chilling Tale 

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Joko Anwar's latest movie is a ghost story—but it's less horror flick and more Javanese cultural exposition

Review: “The Divine Fury” Blends Christianity, Horror, and Action

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Park Seo-joon uses MMA skills to exorcise demons in his latest collaboration with Jason Kim Joo-hwan.

Review: Save the Green Planet! (South Korea, 2003)

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When I mentioned to a friend that I would be watching Save the Green Planet!, he commented (the actual words he used were somewhat more...

 
 
 

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