Archive for August, 2005

U.S.-ian advertising for movies is terrible, and the trailers for Dark Water demonstrate this assertion. In the United States, a horror movie is conceived as a brainless hour and a half of “entertainment” that includes lots of screaming, lots of gore, lots of scares, and lots of female nudity usually. In Asia, a horror movie […]


A man in his later years, riding his bicycle, gets slammed by a car. He is rushed to the hospital, where doctors decide he must have his right leg amputated. We learn how he enters upon the long process of dealing with this loss as, after a while, he prepares to return to his apartment. […]