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Death Ship (1980): Adventure / Horror / Mystery

A Nazi ghost ship rams a cruise ship, sinks it, and then comes back only to get the survivors on board and make them descent into madness. Act I: Chessy ’70s editing, accompanied by cheesy ’70s music. Get to know who everyone is and what everyone is like. You see them having fun and thenContinue reading “Death Ship (1980): Adventure / Horror / Mystery”

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Original vs Remake: Hollywood’s Need to Retell the Story (or the Lack Thereof)

“The World of Apu” is a bimonthly, diverse, and multilingual online film magazine which explores film cultures from around the world. Below you can find my analysis on a few international films, not particularly well-known ones, that have spawned renowned Hollywood successes (whether critical or commercial). Maybe I can get you to watch either orContinue reading “Original vs Remake: Hollywood’s Need to Retell the Story (or the Lack Thereof)”

Suspiria (2018): Fantasy / Horror / Mystery

Berlin 1977: A girl arrives at a world-renowned dancing school only to discover obscure entities harbouring haunting secrets. “Suspiria” is a prime example of the endless highbrow/lowbrow “battle”. The reviews escalate from 1/10 to 10/10 and back in the blink of an eye. It is not for everyone! Expel the Hollywood narrative prior to enteringContinue reading “Suspiria (2018): Fantasy / Horror / Mystery”

Berlin Syndrome (2017): Drama / Horror / Mystery

“One of the most transformational experiences” of her life, and “the most liberating film experience” of her career, Teresa Palmer stated. If you have any doubts, her dynamic performance will certainly convince you. On the other hand, Max Riemelt does his absolute best to make you hate his guts. The fierce chemistry between the duo worksContinue reading “Berlin Syndrome (2017): Drama / Horror / Mystery”