Tags : Chan-wook Park

The Villainess [Ak-Nyeo] (2017) Review

Opening with an amazing first person fight scene where the central character Sook-hee (Kim Ok-bin from Chan-wook Park’s terrific Thirst) shoots, knives and punches her way through a whole host of hoods, South Korean director Byung-gil Jung sets the tone and pace of his amazing action flick all before we see the title card.Read More

Katerina Diamond’s Top 3 Korean Noir films

The newly crowned queen of grip-lit, Katerina Diamond, is back with a new novel The Secret and we where very interested to discover that while not writing crime novels she likes nothing more than a Korean horror thriller so we asked her to share three of her favourites with us.Read More

Confessions (2010) Review

Director Tetsuya Nakashima’s movie Confessions was selected as the official Japanese entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at this years Academy Awards after winning Best Film, Best Director, and Best Screenplay & Best Editor at the 34th Japan Academy Prize. Unsurprisingly after watching it, it did not win an Oscar. Perhaps if Nakashima had […]Read More

Bakjwi [Thirst] (2009)

It’s official, I am bored of vampires. They’re everywhere! On TV, in films, in books, in magazines, on pencil cases, everywhere. With True Blood, Daybreakers, Lesbian Vampire Killers, The Vampire Diaries, The Vampires Assistant, Vampire Weekend and the god awful Twilight series, vampires are everywhere you look – except in the mirror of course.Read More