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5. JSA: Joint Security Area

This is a comfort movie. I could watch it once a month. I don’t know why that is, beyond the near-comprehensive analysis of its themes featured in… 585 more words

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OLDBOY (2003)

Director of Photography: Chung-hoon Chung

Director: Chan-wook Park

Perfect Shots

Old Boy / Oldeuboi

2003

Director: Chan-wook Park

Writers: Garon Tsuchiya (story), Nobuaki Minegishi (comic)

Stars: Min-sik Choi, Ji-tae Yu, Hye-jeong Kang

IMDb rating: **********

My rating: *****

An everyday korean father is kidnapped on his daughters birthday and imprisoned in a cell which looks like a one-room council flat. 404 more words

Drama

Stoker (2013)

Don’t wanna play house no more

22. Oldboy (2005)

As with Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, the greatest joy to be had with Oldboy only comes after the first view. This is the perfect movie to spring on someone, because it’s a horror movie twist in a drama/thriller, and the twist can never be defanged. 322 more words

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29. Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance

What begins as a clever crime caper, something like Coen Brothers-lite quickly descends into a gruesome and shocking tale of revenge and people pushed to their limits. 983 more words

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