Monthly Archives: October 2010

Monster mash: hsam retsnoM

In honor of Halloween, I’m spending the days leading up to All Hallow’s Eve pitting off foreign horror movies against their American remakes.   Today we look at a surreal Korean flick and its gory remake: Geoul Sokeuro (Into the … Continue reading

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Monster mash: A picture worth a thousand squirms

In honor of Halloween, I’m spending the days leading up to All Hallow’s Eve pitting off foreign horror movies against their American remakes.   Today we look at a movie whose Americanization has been all over cable recently: Shutter versus … Continue reading

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Monster mash: the Eyes have it

In honor of Halloween, I’m spending the days leading up to All Hallow’s Eve pitting off foreign horror movies against their American remakes.   Today’s installment is one most popular bits of Hong Kong horror: Jian Gui (The Eye) versus … Continue reading

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Monster mash: Grudge match

In honor of Halloween, I’m spending the days leading up to All Hallow’s Eve pitting off foreign horror movies against their American remakes.   For our second battle, let’s look at the second most popular American remake of J-Horror: Ju-On … Continue reading

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Monster mash: Lord of the Rings

In honor of Halloween, I’m spending the next ten days pitting off foreign horror movies against their American remakes.   For my first offering, let’s look at the movie that brought Asian horror to the United States: Ringu versus The … Continue reading

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