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Old 4th February 2010, 08:49 PM
Rob Strange Rob Strange is offline
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Originally Posted by Pigasus View Post

I think US remake The Ring is at least as good as Japanese Ringu.
I much prefer the remake of Dark Water to its rather weak Asian original.
I found that the remakes essentially replaced the ice-cold atmosphere and spareness of Nakata's originals with a more obvious, polished horror style and an unnecessary emphasis on exposition.

I think The Ring's CG 'shocks' seem particularly crude and lacking compared to the minimalist chills of Ringu. I'm disappointed Nakata hasn't really done anything of note since.
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