Noroi: The Curse (2005)
Film / Horror

Noroi: The Curse (2005)

Original title: Noroi Often described as “found footage”, Kôji Shiraishi’s Noroi is actually a good example of the form’s close relative, the fake documentary. Taking the form of a compilation of video material recorded by a paranormal researcher, it charts the final days and weeks before his mysterious disappearance. Jin Muraki stars as Masafumi Kobayashi, … Continue reading

All the Colors of the Dark (1972)
Film / Horror

All the Colors of the Dark (1972)

Original title: Tutti i colori del buio Sergio Martino’s poetically titled shocker tries, with only qualified success, to meld the none-more-Italian giallo with the early 70s vogue for devil movies. It takes a clapped-out woman-in-peril/they’re-trying-to-kill-me plot and enlivens it with the wild stylistic flourishes and left turn narrative detours typical of the giallo and some … Continue reading