Following the success of The Ring, the 2000’s saw a boom of American remakes of Asian horror classics. This wave of remakes included The Eye, One Missed Call, The Uninvited, Pulse, Shutter, and of course The Grudge, which along with The Ring were the only two of these remakes to spawn multiple American made sequels. 15 years ago today, The Grudge 2 was released in … Continue reading “The Grudge 2” 15 Years Later: Why It Deserves More Credit
It’s been quite the year (in more ways than one), and while movie theaters were sadly shut down for much of the year (and some still are), there were still a good bit of horror movies released. Some were great, others less so. Whether it was from high expectations, or the movie missing them mark it was going for, not every horror film this year … Continue reading Top 5 Disappointing Horror Movies of 2020
With the newest installment to The Grudge (as well as 2017’s Rings) it seems that these two seemingly forgotten Japanese remake franchise still have some life (or death) left in them. While both left something to be desired in terms of reception and box office performance, both of these series were at the forefront of the Asian-Horror remake phase that was ever prevalent in the … Continue reading “The Ring” vs. “The Grudge”: Which is Better?
They say that when someone dies in a terrible rage, a curse is born. They also say that when a movie franchise does well at the box office, it’s only a matter of time before another sequel/remake gets made. Unsurprisingly, both of these ideas will be explored as we take an in depth look at the 2020 version of The Grudge (they really had to … Continue reading “The Grudge” (2020) – Movie Review
Earlier today, Sony dropped its first trailer for the upcoming Grudge reboot, due out in January 2020. And while the trailer does reek of generic “PG-13” horror (despite the film’s actual “R” rating), it has some very larger implications that make it more than any typical horror remake. Between its unique setting, and connection to the other films, it could very well be the beginning … Continue reading Could The Grudge (2020) Be the Start of a New Horror Movie Universe?