London East Asian Film Festival (LEAFF), October 20 – 30

Opening this year on October 20th at ODEON Leicester Square with the UK premiere of South Korea’s Academy Award submission Age of Shadows, the London East Asia Film Festival (LEAFF) will run until October 30th. […]

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on Oct, 03 · in News
Oldboy (South Korea, 2003) [NYAFF 2012]

Oldboy (South Korea, 2003) [NYAFF 2012]

The second installment of Park’s Vengeance Trilogy, Oldboy is based on the manga of the same name by Nobuaki Minegishi and Garon Tsuchiya, which I have read. The movie tells the story of Oh Dae-su […]

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on Jun, 24 · in Reviews
I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK (South Korea, 2006)

I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK (South Korea, 2006)

After conquering both the festival circuit and the margins of the international multiplex with the critically celebrated ‘Vengeance Trilogy’ comprising Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002), Oldboy (2003) and Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005), the ever-ambitious […]

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on Mar, 13 · in Reviews
Thirst (South Korea, 2009)

Thirst (South Korea, 2009)

When the news that Park Chan-wook would be making a vampire movie first started traveling around the film community, there was understandably much excitement. Viewers had already gotten a little taste of what he could […]

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on Mar, 11 · in Reviews

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