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Every week, Imported Horror brings you the best of fiendish ghouls, bloodthirsty zombies and creepy ghosts from beyond the shining seas. We explore international horror movies and television shows from around the globe that are readily available on American streaming services. All episodes are spoiler-free.

Jan 2, 2020

When someone dies in an extreme rage, a curse is born. When it happens in Japan, it becomes a cult classic and spawns several sequels and remakes. But are they deserved? Is Ju-On a nostalgic reminder of a famous cultural moment for Japanese horror, or has it aged well as a uniquely frightening film? Marcus, Melissa and Grady dive into the Japanese original and the 2004 American remake. Also, is Tina Belcher the reincarnation of its famous groaning ghost?

Articles mentioned in this episode:

"Ju-On: The Interview," by Calum Waddell in NeoMag

"The Grudge: Gurgling Sound for 12 Hours," on YouTube

"Bob's Burgers supercut: All of Tina's moans," on YouTube