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A Quick Tip by rbuchanan

  • Jun 20, 2011
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A terrific horror story is buried under a mountain of genre clichés, pointless flashbacks and bad CGI, and Hiroshi Mikami's whiny, ham-skulled performance doesn't help matters. This manga adaptation may be a first: a Japanese horror film that could be bettered by a remake!
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       There have been many entries of J-horror ever since the success of "Ringu" in the U.S., not to mention an overabundance of Asian horror remakes. Before this film does officially get massacred by Hollywood, (it has been marked for remake hell) I thought it may be the best time to review this piece of Japanese horror. J-Horror theater 2: PREMONITION (aka. YOGEN, 2004) is based on the manga by Jiro Tsunoda called "Kyofu Shimbun" (Newspaper of Terror). Directed …
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Director: Norio Tsuruta
Genre: Drama, Horror
Release Date: October 2, 2004
MPAA Rating: R
Screen Writer: Norio Tsuruta
Runtime: 1hr 35min
Studio: Nikkatsu, Toho Studios (Japan), Tokyo Broadcasting System, Geneon Entertainment, Fellah
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