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The Handmaiden is extremely artful pulp

Non-English movie trailers will sometimes go very far out of their way to hide the fact that their film isn’t in English. The trailer for Park Chan-wook’s latest film, … 479 more words

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Cinema Dispatch: The Handmaiden

The Handmaiden and all the images you see in this review are owned by CJ Entertainment

Directed by Chan-wook Park

I have been waiting to see this one for a while now which is somewhat depressing considering all the other film critics got to see it some time ago, but on the other hand at least I was lucky enough to see at all which a lot of other people haven’t been lucky enough to do yet.   2,701 more words

Cinema Dispatch

Chan-wook Park's THE HANDMAIDEN (2016): A classy masterpiece

“The Handmaiden”, originally titled “Ah-ga-ssi”, is the new movie by Chan-wook Park, known for “Oldboy”, “Lady Vengeance”, “Stoker” and many other awesome productions. With The Handmaiden… 192 more words

Film Reviews

Thirst (2009)

A priest accidentally infected with vampirism struggles with his new found earthly lusts and temptations while engaging in a love affair with an old friend’s wife. 187 more words


This Is a Movie Review: The Handmaiden

Oldboy director Park Chan-wook’s lavish “romance” mystery The Handmaiden has earned praise for its devastating twists, and there is indeed a doozy that upends everything about a third of the way through. 115 more words


The Handmaiden

The films of Chan-wook Park have always been interesting in premise, visually amazing , and have a theme of revenge. The Handmaiden keeps with these themes, but explores perspectives that are rarely seen on film, and rarely done in such a good way. 395 more words



A film by Chan-wook Park

Cast: Min-hee Kim, Jung-woo Ha, Jin-woong Jo

South Korean director Park Chan-wook is probably best known for his 2003 Cannes Grand Prix winner Oldboy, and now he has come in with this other master piece… 165 more words