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
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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