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4 Ratings: 1.0
A movie directed by Masayuki Ochiai

Based on a 2004 Thai horror flick, this surprisingly effective Hollywood remake is actually set in Tokyo. That's where newlywed hubby Joshua Jackson has taken bride Rachael Taylor (Transformers) for an ill-advised honeymoon. They hit a woman standing … see full wiki

Director: Masayuki Ochiai
3 reviews about Shutter
review by . March 28, 2011
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* out of ****     ome people tend to hate remakes of films because...well, because they are remakes. Usually, these films are remaking RESPECTED films, or perhaps not. "Shutter" was a horror film that I respected. It was released somewhere around 2004, and I saw it a while ago. I liked it; it was admirable, fun, and scary at times. But here we have the 2008 remake, which turns out to be a flaming pile of crap. The sad thing about this horror remake is that it mimics the plot …
review by . July 20, 2010
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      SHUTTER      This is another American remake of a film that was much better and came from another country. This time around it is based on the Thai film I do believe and much like the rest of the American remakes this one is not as good as the original. In fact if it was not for the ending this one would be really lacking because it just felt like, I don't know. I just did not get into this one as much as others and found it to be just your average …
review by . August 02, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
Yes, I am well aware that "Shutter" is just one more ingredient in a seemingly endless Westernized stew of Asian horror remakes. I'm also aware that it features Joshua Jackson, one of the most boring actors to ever grace a screen. With that said, though, I have to admit that I enjoyed it.     Director Masayuki Ochiai takes the basic elements of Asian horror (lack of special effects, excellent use of lighting, downright creepy-looking people to portray ghosts) and utilizes them …
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