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First Look: Oldboy

Editor’s Note: First Look is Film Fodder’s first impression of movies we have never seen. We discuss the film in terms of how it fits into the director’s filmography and genre. 721 more words



A month ago, I started this film. It was a hungover Sunday evening. Normally I’m smarter than to expect comfort from an unfamiliar film. If you’ve seen  212 more words

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How Not To: 2013 Oldboy

Remakes are common in America, it’s basically what we do the best at this point. We find something that was either a financial or critical success and wrap it around to make it somehow work for big bucks. 600 more words

Filmas: Stokeriai / Stoker (2013)

Su žmona “Žvaigždžių karai” nepažiūrėsi. O ir kitų, kur man patinka irgi ne. Todėl bandau ieškoti, kurie tiktų ir patiktų abiems. Lyg kažką radau –  420 more words


'Thirst' - Vampires for the Rest of Us

I know Chan-wook Park’s  Thirst came out six years ago, and I am late to the party of its adoring fans. If you, like me, have had more than enough of steamy vampires sexing up ingenue damsels in Victoria’s Secret lingerie,  456 more words

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DVD Review - Stoker (2013)

I was unsure about this one from the off. With its flowery opening credits I feared that it would be style over substance but then I learned that the man behind the  584 more words

DVD Reviews

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