Browsing the "Korean Films" Category

The Sword With No Name

Feb 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


Mother

Sep 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


Thirst

Jan 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

Jan 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

Jul 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

Mar 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

Jan 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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