Ryûhei Kitamura

  • Ryûhei Kitamura – The Midnight Meat Train (2008)

    2001-2010HorrorRyûhei KitamuraUSA

    Clive Barker’s more sanguinary inclinations are paid tribute here through a hulking golem, a malevolent meat merchant in his dapper best, named Mahogany (Vinnie Jones) who smashes, eviscerates and cleaves through unsuspecting commuters on the last train home. Adapted from Barker’s seminal anthology, “Books of Blood”, the similarly named “The Midnight Meat Train” is more than just an opportunity for some sophomoric snickering over its title but one of Barker’s most revered short stories about a supernatural serial killer that ekes out fascination, fear and obsession from a lone photographer, Leon Kaufman (Bradley Cooper) stumbling upon the butcher’s late night deliveries.Read More »

  • Ryûhei Kitamura – Longinus AKA The Spear of Longinus (2004)

    2001-2010ActionJapanRyûhei KitamuraWar

    A war rages on, its end unknown, covering the world in despair. At a military field hospital, a group of soldiers bring in one of their own, wounded by a large, vicious, bite-like wound, along with a large box. The soldiers are visibly shaken. Suddenly, an enigmatic man appears. As he starts to tell them the legend of the Lance of Longinus, their night of unimaginable terror begins.Read More »

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