goofy as hell - voodoo doll possession abound. the fight choreography/pyrotechnic work is especially spectacular; i think my favorite scene involves an attic fight between the male lead and actress kara hui wherein the two begin mimicking the sounds of a cat and mouse to deceive a hotel guest (gordon liu) staying below. i wish the notion of firearm invulnerability and the relationship between the three main characters amounted to something grander, but this was definitely an entertaining watch
i jus imagine the screenwriter thinking up this intense caving story and wondering “hm what could possibly make this worse?” oh yea maybe writing in blind wall climbing humanoid bat monsters.
claustrophobic and gory, atmospheric hues of scarlet red and neon green. the sisterhood between the women comes off serviceably authentic and makes the horror feel more engaging as a result, thriving primarily on jump scares. towards the end of the film the lead actress makes this amazing barbaric switch…