Wednesday, 25 April 2012

POV: A cursed film (POV: 呪われたフィルム) (2012)

Japan delivers a postmodern found footage horror where real-life idols (played by themselves) are harassed by ominous goings-on that Wes Craven might have devised.

What's off-putting: the low budget television film look, lack of real scares.

What's going for it: highly literate playfulness as the film deconstructs and reconstructs the horror genre.

Read my full review at Fridae, first published on 25 April 2012.

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