Japan’s Blair Witch: Restraint, Maturity, and Generic Canons in the British Critical Reception of Ring

Daniel Martin

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Abstract

This essay examines the British critical reception of the Japanese horror ? lm Ring. Critics claimed that Ring was representative of a non-graphic, suggestive tradition in horror, and used the ?lm rhetorically to present a sense of difference from teen horror ?lms such as Scream.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)35-51
Number of pages17
JournalCinema Journal
Volume48.3
Publication statusPublished - May 2009

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