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Kyofu (2010) Movie Review

“Kyofu” marks the end of the “J-Horror Theater” Japanese horror series, brainchild of famed producer Takashige Ichise, the man behind many of the country’s most influential genre films of the last couple of decades, including “Ring”, “The Grudge”, “Dark Water” and others. The film (also released in the west as “The Sylvian Experiments”) is seventh in the series, which began back in 2004, and fittingly enough was written and directed by “Ring” scripter and “Sodom the Killer” helmer Takahashi Hiroshi, who presents an odd tale which mixes traditional horror elements with science and troubled family drama. Actress Katahira Nagisa (“The Incite Mill”) plays an obsessed rogue scientist called Etsuko, who along with a gang of helpers kidnaps victims and carries out bizarre live brain experiments on them in an abandoned hospital, attempting to stimulate the sylvian fissure in order to bring about hallucinations and explore the afterlife. By strange coincidence,
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DVD Review: The Sylvian Experiments

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DVD Review: The Sylvian Experiments
Title: The Sylvian Experiments (Aka Kyofu) Directed by: Hiroshi Takahashi Starring: Yôko Chôsokabe, Mina Fujii and Momoko Hatano Running time: 95 minutes, Rated R Dr. Hattori and her husband watch footage of brain surgery experiments that end in a blinding light. To their horror, they discover their young daughters Kaori and Miyuki standing behind them watching the same film. Years later Miyuki and some other teenagers disappear from a university hospital, and Kaori attempts to find out what happened; however she soon discovers that Miyuki and her friends have been subjected to the same brain experiments at the hands of their mother Dr. Hattori. I’m going to put it bluntly,...
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Japanese Trailer For Upcoming Spooker Kyôfu

Ok, so we've seen the poster and the stills for the next chiller coming out of Japan, Hiroshi Takahashi's latest spook-fest Kyôfu. Now how about some good old fashioned trailer action? Mind you, there are no subtitles, but hey, the language of fear is universal!

For those of you following along the steps of the "J-Horror Theater" franchise, the sixth installment in the series (the other five films being Hideo Nakata's Kaidan, Kiyoshi Kurosawa's Retribution, Takashi Shimizu's Reincarnation, Norio Tsuruta's Premonition, and Masayuki Ochiai's Infection), Hiroshi Takahashi's Kyôfu, is getting set to make its debut in Japan this July. To help you gear up for this auspicious occasion, be sure to also visit the official Kyôfu website.

There are no details available about the movie just yet, but we'll let you know when something more meaty comes our way.

Check out the trailer below courtesy of Gomorrahy.
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New Artwork: J-Horror Alive and Kicking in Kyôfu

We told you about Hiroshi Takahashi's latest Japanese spook-fest Kyôfu a few weeks ago and even showed you a few stills from the flick to get you into the long black-haired spirit of things. Ready for the one-sheet? No? Well, here it is anyway!

For those of you following along the steps of the "J-Horror Theater" franchise, the sixth installment in the series (the other five films being Hideo Nakata's Kaidan, Kiyoshi Kurosawa's Retribution, Takashi Shimizu's Reincarnation, Norio Tsuruta's Premonition, and Masayuki Ochiai's Infection), Hiroshi Takahashi's Kyôfu, is getting set to make its debut in Japan this July. To help you gear up for this auspicious occasion, the official Kyôfu website has been updated with some bells and whistles including the artwork you see below.

There are no details available about the movie just yet, but we'll let you know when something more meaty comes our way.
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