Browsing the "Korean Films" Category

The Sword With No Name

February 25th, 2010 | by Mike Barnard

Historic Korean politics are combined with dramatic swordplay and a dash of fantastical CGI backdrops for an entertaining epic. Centred


September 20th, 2009 | by Paul Gallagher

New to dvd this week from Joon-ho Bong, director of The Host and Memories of Murder, Mother defies pigeonholing, beginning


January 29th, 2009 | by Mike Barnard

Park Chan-wook’s themes of family, guilt and obsession come together in a marvellous spurt of vampirism in Thirst. Loosely based

A Bittersweet Life

January 20th, 2006 | by Matt McAllister

Don’t be fooled by the innocuous title. This latest addition to the South Korean gangster movie comes brimming with enough

3 Iron

July 15th, 2005 | by Matt McAllister

After the international acclaim that greeted The Isle and particularly Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter…and Spring, there was always going to

JSA: Joint Security Area

March 1st, 2005 | by Matt McAllister

In the wake of the phenomenal international success of Oldboy comes the belated UK release of writer-director Park Chan-Wook’s second

Natural City

January 1st, 2004 | by Johan De Silva

Natural City is an ambitious Korean science fiction tribute to Bladerunner with a well managed budget of only 6 million

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