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In the past 20 years, Asian horror has emerged as a major force in the genre. Korean horror, for example, practically invented a new sub-genre of revenge-themed psychological thrillers, pioneered by Chan-wook Park. On top of that, something about the cultural difference makes these films extra-scary to Western audiences.
She is best known as a bizarre illusionistwho does occasionally break her creepy ghostlike character offstage, but normally does not. Riana and her manager chose "The Sacred" name because they think that doing magic is a sacred thing for some people. On 21 Augustduring the America's Got Talent quarterfinals live show, Riana's act was abruptly cut to black and a commercial break before the end of her performance, which confused many viewers about what had just happened and quickly provoked a huge question on social media, but according to a set of production notes which have been posted on Twitterthe dramatic "cut-to-black" moment was actually part of the plan all along.
In the '90s, Hollywood picked up on a new trend when they discovered the horror films coming out of Asia. Whether it was the Japanese or Korean horror movies, America started remaking them left and right. However, as the case seems to always be, Hollywood rarely seemed to get the feel and atmosphere right when remaking Asian horror. Here is a look at the best Asian horror movies of all-time.
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When you think 'Asian horror' there are a few horrifying faces that immediately pop into your head, whether you like it or not. With Sadako vs. Kayako showing in movie theatres, could we be looking at a new trend of 'versus' movies?
She falls off from the rooftop of a school building. Itsumi is the daughter of the administrator at the school and she was envied by all the other students there. Did Itsumi kill herself or was she killed accidentally or intentionally?
Hyun Lee began making films three short years ago but has already, very convincingly, revealed her talent for the craft. Essentially, it would seem that Hyun has found her calling. Starring multi-talented musician and artist Rainbow Chan alongside the ethereal artist Stellar Leuna — and incidentally her identical twin sister — Asian Girls is a visceral journey that will make your hair stand up on end. Addressing stereotypes of Asian women, the film is beautiful, sexy, haunting and absolutely petrifying in equal measure.
Indonesian illusionist The Sacred Riana may look creepy and ghostly, but this awkward persona of hers has won the hearts of judges and fans, propelling her to become the winner of reality TV show Asia's Got Talent Season 2. The results are based on public votes. With her long black hair and twitching head, The Sacred Riana - whose real name is Marie Antoinette Riana Graharani - has become the most anticipated act of the season.
This psychological horror movie tells the story of a patient who leaves a mental institution after being treated for psychosis and returns home, where her younger sister and awful stepmother are waiting for her. Saying anything else about this story would be destroying this work of art of Korean cinema, but keep an eye on its director, Kim Jee-Woon, who's responsible for other great movies from the genre. Directed by Takashi Miike, a renowned Japanese director known for being able to make the bloodiest, most violent and twisted movies along with more family-friendly titles.