Steve Biodrowski

Cinefantastique's Los Angeles Correspondent from 1987 to 1993 and West Coast Editor from 1993 to 1999. Currently the webmaster of Cinefantastique Online, I also run a website called Hollywood Gothique that covers Halloween Horror and Sci-Fi Cinema Events in the Los Angeles area.


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4 responses to “Ju-on, The Grudge (2003) – Film & DVD Review”

  1. » Caturday: The Grudge (2004)

    [...] country. A unique example of this is THE GRUDGE, an American remake of the 2003 Japanese production JU-ON: THE GRUDGE. Remaking a Japanese horror film had previously been successfully accomplished with 2002’s [...]

  2. » Retrospectives: A Day to Celebrate Malicious Mothers of the Movies

    [...] in JU-ON: THE GRUDE (2003). Kayako is both victim and villain: murdered by her husband, she comes back as a malevolent [...]

  3. The Grudge 3 - DVD Review | Cinefantastique Online

    [...] thing about the JU-ON films (the Japanese originals on which THE GRUDGE was based, particularly 2003’s JU-ON: THE GRUDGE) was the way that writer-director Takashi Shimizu abandoned traditional plot structure, offering a [...]

  4. Beyond, The (1981) – DVD Review | Cinefantastique Online

    [...] INFERNO) probably inspired a later generation of J-Horror filmmakers like Takashi Shimizu, whose JU-ON movies feature fragmented episodes of horror only loosely tied together. Oh, and also THE BEYOND is [...]

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