49 Days movie review: illogical crime mystery a sloppy attempt to appeal to fans of recent Taiwanese horror hits

//49 Days movie review: illogical crime mystery a sloppy attempt to appeal to fans of recent Taiwanese horror hits

49 Days movie review: illogical crime mystery a sloppy attempt to appeal to fans of recent Taiwanese horror hits

1/5 stars The horror genre is enjoying something of a revival in Taiwanese cinema, with creepy hits including The Tag-Along series and video game adaptation Detention scaring up some major business at the box office. Writer-producer Pan Chih-yuan may be hoping his tale of old and new colliding can capitalise on this popularity, but 49 Days is sadly incoherent. It’s not just the film’s protagonists who are thrown into confusion as a murder investigation becomes entangled in a supernatural…

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