Friday, October 29, 2004

"J-horror" if you're nasty

Speaking of Japanese horror -- "J-horror," as the cool kids call it -- National Geographic looks at the genre's growing popularity in the U.S., primarily in the form of movie remakes like The Ring and The Grudge:

"Japanese horror operates on a much more dreamlike level and has given Hollywood the license to not make sense. This actually works well for horror, because horror is about not being in control."