Upcoming Live-action Taiwan Movie Adaptation of Famed Japanese Horror Manga Artist Junji Ito’s Works Release Grotesque First Teaser Pictures

In honor of this being Halloween October 31st, it feels fitting to post about an upcoming horror movie that will be a first as it’s a Taiwanese production. Famed horror mangaka Junji Ito is having his major stories adapted into a TW-movie live action that started filming earlier this year and this week released the first two stills. It’s really macabre and scary so click to see after the click, the first is a the girl with the slug tongue and the other is of course his most famous work Tomie, the girl who cannot die. The movie is called Smart Town and is a compilation of these characters in a really creepy setting with new flourishes. There is also a Netflix animated series coming out next month called Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre so this author is clearly having a revival of sorts for his brand of creepy body horror.

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Chen Fei Yu and Zhou Ye Evoke Heady Young Romance in Poster for the C-remake of Japanese Fantasy Romance Movie My Tomorrow, Your Yesterday

A C-movie is coming that seems suitable as a remake thanks to some really prime young star casting. The movie is called My Tomorrow, Your Yesterday with the Chinese title Reverse Counting Love You, but the original Japanese movie is … Continue reading

Kim Yoo Jung, Byun Woo Seok, Park Jung Woo, and Roh Yoon Seo Promote Netflix Movie 20th Century Girl with Elle Korea November 2022 Pictorial

I’m keeping my expectations in check for 20th Century Girl, a Netflix produced Korean movie that seems to be assembled from all those high school and missed chance stories but without a different hook from the promos. It’s just two … Continue reading

Kim Yoo Jung Captures Pure Teen Romance in Poster and Preview for Netflix Movie 20th Century Girl with Byun Woo Seok and Park Jung Woo

This upcoming Netflix K-movie looks so sweet and darling, evincing the same playbook as many such predecessors which take the young love from an earlier era and bring it forth to today as adults. Introduction to Architecture did it with … Continue reading

2022 Busan International Film Festival Kicks Off Opening Night Festivities Feting Legendary HK Actor Tony Leung and Bringing K-stars Galore Ready to Screen New Films

This year is the 27th annual Busan International Film Festival and it’s back to the star-studded glory days of red carpet throngs and plenty of slow waves. Unfortunately the K-stars stuck to their tried and true boring fashion, a slew … Continue reading

First Look at Greg Hsu and Austin Lin for Taiwanese Supernatural Movie Marry My Dead Body Combining BL and Chinese Superstition

Okay, this surprisingly sounds really interesting and a way to take both the Taiwanese love of supernatural movies dealing with Chinese cultural superstitions and the continued growth of the BL genre. A new Taiwanese movie is heading to the theaters … Continue reading

Slightly Better Character Posters for Confidential Assignment 2 with Hyun Bin and Yoo Hae Jin Back for Round 2 Against Jin Seon Kyu

Haha, maybe the graphic designer on the movie Confidential Assignment 2: International Cooperation heard all the complaints about how low budget and dumb the official movie posters were. So for the individual movie character posters at least each character looks … Continue reading