Takashi Tsukamoto (left) and Hiroya Shimizu in a scene from Sadako (category: IIB, Japanese), directed by Hideo Nakata. Elaiza Ikeda and Himeka Himejima co-star.

Sadako film review: Hideo Nakata gives J-horror classic Ring a reboot for the digital age, and it’s a noble effort

  • Japanese director tries to recapture Ring’s creeping sense of threat by tapping into the popularity of supernatural online reality shows
  • Film channels the chills of original film to a degree, and may yet help get this franchise back to its terrifying best
Topic |   Asian cinema: Japanese films

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Takashi Tsukamoto (left) and Hiroya Shimizu in a scene from Sadako (category: IIB, Japanese), directed by Hideo Nakata. Elaiza Ikeda and Himeka Himejima co-star.
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