Posts tagged "Kazuo Umezu"
Santa's revenge

Santa’s revenge

The most Christmassy thing I remember seeing in Tokyo was some promo girls dressed in green Santa hats handing out energy drinks. This makes it all the more surprising that Japan has made its own offering to the Killer Santa genre.
Snake Girl transforms and attacks!

Snake Girl transforms and attacks!

Filled to the brim with mad effects and hallucinatory sequences, The Snake Girl and the Silver-Haired Witch perfectly captures the lunacy of an Umezu story. To whet your appetite, here's a scene that had me grinning ear-to-ear.
Ridiculous death scene from Kazuo Umezu's Death Make

Ridiculous death scene from Kazuo Umezu’s Death Make

Death Make is atrocious. It's awful. It's worse than atrocious and awful. It's a disaster in every aspect of its production. In a way, perhaps it is a success, because of its horribleness it has stuck in my mind more than any other entries in the Horror Theater series.