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Films for August

Though there were two long weekends on August, I wasn’t able to reach my monthly quota on watching films. Busy with money slavery and addiction to sleep. 79 more words


Retro movie review: Oldboy [2003]

AKA Oldeuboi
South Korea
119 minutes
Directed by Chan-wook Park
Starring Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang
In Korean, with English subtitles

Are you a good person? 816 more words

Movie Reviews

“I don’t feel enjoyment watching films that evoke passivity. If you need that kind of comfort, I don’t understand why you wouldn’t go to a spa.”

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In Their Words


Film Korea berjudul Oldboy besutan sutradara Chan-Wook Park, yang diadaptasi dari sebuah komikJepang dengan judul yang sama yang ditulis oleh Garon Tsuchiya berkolaborasi dengan ilustator… 376 more words


The Gorehound's 50th Entry: Thoughts on Revenge Horror

Why should you care about revenge horror? Aren’t all horror movies the same? Just a bunch of teens getting hunted by a serial killer or monster? 597 more words


Movie Review: Lady Vengeance(2005)

Culture shock. This was one of, famous Korean director, Chang-wook Park‘s Vengeance trilogy: Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002); Oldboy (2003); and Lady Vengeance (2005). Park was also the director behind his North American debut of the 2013… 599 more words


The Vengeance Trilogy: Alienation and Communication in Society by Mr. Thinktank

The Vengeance Trilogy directed by Park Chan-wook evokes postmodernism filmmaking to demonstrate how revenge is born through the individual and society. Using language and alienation, Chan-wook demonstrates how vengeance can arise in various forms. 1,163 more words