Fight of spooky legends more silly than scary
SADAKO VS KAYAKO (NC16)
Horror/99 minutes/Opens today
WHAT happens when you pit two of Japan's most iconic ghosts - Sadako from The Ring and Kayako from Ju-On - against each other?
Although the premise makes for an epic crossover showdown not unlike the 2003 Hollywood horror flick Freddy Vs. Jason, Sadako versus Kayako turns out to be more campy than creepy.
College student Yuri (Mizuki Yamamoto) and her friend chance upon Sadako's famous cursed videotape and are doomed to die at the hands of the evil spirit.
High-school student Suzuka (Tina Tamashiro) feels inexplicably drawn towards the haunted Saeki House and is cursed by Kayako.
Fans of The Ring and Ju-On will love this movie as it has all the classic moments from the previous films, like Sadako crawling out of the television set.
But scary? Nope.
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