“asian schoolgirl apocalypse”

“Coming of Age Zombie Horror Thriller!” Today, someone searched my blog for the phrase, “asian schoolgirl apocalypse”. I, of course, was intrigued. So, I went straight to Google, searched and found a movie called Schoolgirl Apocalypse. In this film, directed by John Cairns [an American writer-director living in Tokyo], a “reluctant young heroine (Higarino) takes on blood-thirsty zombies,…

The Raid 2: Hammer Girl

A few months ago, a co-worker asked if I had seen the Indonesian martial arts action film The Raid: Redemption (2012). “No,” I said. I knew of the movie, but, never watched it. “You should,” he suggested, knowing of my love for Asian cult films. “Are there any girls who kick ass in it?” I asked, which…

CLASH

Clash (aka Bay Rong) is a 2009 Vietnamese martial arts/action film starring actor/stuntman Johnny Tri Nguyen and actress/singer/model Veronica Ngo (aka Ngo Thanh Van). Nguyen and Ngo previously starred in the 2007 action film The Rebel (aka Dong Mau Anh Hung) with Dustin Nguyen (of Fox TV’s 21 Jump Street). Veronica Ngo, by the way,…

SARS Wars

SARS Wars: Bangkok Zombie Crisis (2004) is, if nothing else, the best Thai zombie-comedy ever made. However, I don’t know any other Thai zom-coms, so, let’s say SARS Wars is one of my favorite Asian zom-coms, behind Japan’s Wild Zero (2000), but, just ahead of Hong Kong’s Bio-Zombie (1998). But, SARS Wars gets bonus points for starring the…