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Fantasia 2019: Final Wave of Films and Events Includes SADAKO, VIVARIUM, Joe Bob Briggs, And More!

We are less than a month away from the Fantasia International Film Festival and the full lineup of this year's edition has just been announced. The festival has been reaching out to all corners or the world and international genre...

Have Your Say: Tell Us Your Greatest Movie Anecdotes Ever!

This is a true story. Though I wasn't there when it happened, I fully trust the source. You may even know it already, as I've told it before on this site in abbreviated form. The reason I'm about to tell...

Whatever Happened To Nakata? GHOST THEATER Trailer Fails To Impress ...

It really wasn't that long ago that Nakata Hideo was not just one of the most intriguing directors in Japan but in the entire world. Riding a string of success that peaked with - but wasn't limited to - Ringu...

Exclusive Posters For WORDS WITH GODS Tease New Work By Alex De La Iglesia, Mira Nair and More!

Here's an intriguing project: An omnibus of short films with Alex de la Iglesia, Hideo Nakata, Amos Gitai, Guillermo Arriaga, Mira Nair and others tackling the subject of faith. The film is called Words with Gods and it premieres this...

MOTELx 2013 Interview: Nakata Hideo Talks THE COMPLEX, Horror, And Cinematic Influences

In its seventh edition, the modest yet increasingly interesting MOTELx festival continues to reserve a very special spot in its genre-savvy program for Japanese cinema. This year, an entire section is dedicated to the man who, in a way, launched...

A Talk With THE COMPLEX Director Nakata Hideo. Part 1 of 2: Does He Believe In Ghosts?

A few months back, the International Film Festival Rotterdam welcomed the Japanese director Nakata Hideo as a guest, famous for horror films like Ringu, Ringu 2 and Dark Water. Hideo had brought his newest J-horror film The Complex with him,...

Full Trailer For Nakata's THE COMPLEX

Nakata Hideo brought the world the J-horror boom with the release of his 1998 classic Ringu. As the focal point of an entire movement the attention focused on Nakata has been intense and - with the exception of the even...

IFFR 2013 Review: THE COMPLEX Gives A Decent Fright

The International Film Festival Rotterdam is no longer the go-to event in The Netherlands when it concerns genre films from Asia. When the IFFR abolished its "Rotterdammerung" section, that honor went to the IMAGINE festival in Amsterdam and Camera Japan...

First Proper Trailer For Hideo Nakata's THE INCITE MILL Underwhelms.

I want to know what happened to the Hideo Nakata who made the original Ring, tightly wound thriller Chaos and the stellar Dark Water. Whether it be that those films were happy accidents, whether he's lost interest or been somehow...

First Teaser For Hideo Nakata's Japanese Thriller THE INCITE MILL

It is looking to be a busy year for Ringu director Hideo Nakata. Not only does the man who kicked off the whole J-horror craze have his latest English language effort - Chat Room - screening in Cannes but he's...