Gui si (Silk) (2006)
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The ghost of a young boy haunts a Taipei apartment block in Better Than Sex director Su Chao-pin's urban spook story. Hashimoto (Yosuke Eguchi) is a paranormal investigator who uses an anti-gravitational device called the Menger Sponge to trap wayward spirits. Upon exploring a haunted Taipei apartment complex, Hashimoto and his crew capture the specter of a young boy who apparently perished under mysterious circumstances. When Hashimoto brings local policeman Yi Chi-tung in to help identify the
May 24, 2006 Wide
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The film relies heavily on dramatic music for its thrills and some of the effects are a bit cheesy, but it appears to be so well meant that these flaws are easily forgiven.
Over-complicated script, which tries to mix science, ghost cliches and protags' personal problems in a single pot, starts OK but gradually runs out of steam after the first 40 minutes.
isn't quite the terrorfest that it's billed as, but it will hold your interest. Just don't expect to scream.
Su Chao-Bin does some remarkable things by keeping his little ghost in plain sight; he creates the kind of dead-on spectral chills that all the silly jump-scares in the world can't quite equal.
Depois de prender a atenção do público durante sua metade inicial graças a idéias e momentos interessantes, o roteiro se perde sem maiores avisos, transformando-se em uma bagunça capaz de levar até mesmo o mais paciente dos espectadores à loucura.
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