The Handmaiden is one of the finest films you will ever see this year. It is rich with nuance, savagery and ravishing beauty. I have not seen Park Chan Woo’s most famous cult classic Oldboy. 591 more words
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"Oldboy" director Park Chan-wook explores crime, sensuality and colonial Korea with "The Handmaiden"
Park Chan-wook paces around the small karaoke room at the Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar. Given the savagery of the South Korean filmmaker’s increasingly legendary “Oldboy,” one of the gnarliest tales of revenge ever lensed, you’d perhaps think he was pacing “like a caged tiger” or “a man imprisoned” or some such nonsense. 642 more words
We’ve got just a quick update for those of you who’ve been paying close attention to Chan-wook Park’s (Oldboy, Thirst) latest picture, The Handmaiden… 271 more words
Chan-wook Park is the kind of filmmaker that aims to keep film fresh. One glance at his résumé and you’ll know exactly what I mean. That instates a certain confidence in anything he does, especially his latest chiller, … 284 more words