On its release in Japan, Ringu ('The Ring') heralded a hugely popular new horror style. Successfully blending science fiction and the supernatural to chilling effect, the film's story interweaves the 'urban myth' of a cursed videotape with the threat of a virus and the mysterious death of a psychic girl. This in-depth companion to The Ring examines the phenomenon from the original novels, through their adaptations in other media and the film prequels, sequels and remakes, including the American remake starring Naomi Watts, ...

The Ring Companion 2005, Titan Books (UK)

ISBN-13: 9781845760014

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