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Oldboy [2003]

Oldboy is a complex knot of a problem whose ambiguities and refusal to make moral judgments make it, paradoxically, open to multiple interpretations that may not ever be completely reconcilable. 536 more words


His Blazing Automatics: The Cinematic Connection of Chan-wook Park's 'Oldboy' and Kihachi Okamoto's 'The Sword of Doom'

Last week, I picked up a copy of Kihachi Okamoto’s The Sword of Doom (Criterion), which tells the story of Ryunosuke, a master swordsman and aimless samurai who devotes his talents to killing and evil acts. 519 more words

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[Last Film I Watch] Thirst (2009) [7/10]

English Title: Thirst
Original Title: Bakjwi
Year: 2009
Country: South Korea
Language: Korean, English, French
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Horror
Director: Chan-wook Park
Chan-wook Park… 588 more words

Film Review

I'm a Cyborg but That's OK, Chef

I’m a Cyborg but That’s OK

This is a really weird movie from South Korea, from the same director as Oldboy. Now, I really loved… 386 more words


Film Review: Stoker

Stoker is a film directed by Chan-Wook Park, and is his first English language film. I watched this as I’ve really liked his previous films and I’ve been intrigued by the contrasting reviews I’ve read. 419 more words

THIRST (2009)

A film by Chan-wook Park

Cast: Kang-ho Song, Ok-bin Kim, Hae-suk Kim

This film won the Pix Du Jury at the Film Festival of Cannes. And yes it is a story about some blood thirsty vampire but a different one at that. 261 more words


Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)

Directed By – Chan-wook Park

Screenplay By – Jae-sun Lee, Jong-yong Lee, Mu-yeong Lee & Chan-wook Park

Cinematography By – Byeong-il Kim

Starring Kang-ho Song, Ha-kyun Shin & Doona Bae… 104 more words