Tags : Oldboy

Big Budget Hollywood Reboots

The superb new South Korean crime thriller THE GANGSTER THE COP THE DEVIL features a unique and ingenious premise: a serial killer stalking the city streets, unwittingly targets a notorious crime boss, who fights back and survives. The mobster teams up with a police detective in charge of the case, forming an unlikely alliance. The […]Read More

OLDBOY back in cinemas August 2nd 2019

It’s time to experience extreme vengeance as Park Chan-wook’s sensationally violent masterpiece Oldboy, releases again on the big screen with a newly mastered 4K restoration, on the 2nd August, courtesy of Arrow Films.Read More

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

Stoker (2013) Review

You may know Korean director Park Chan-wook from his vengeance trilogy, Mr, Lady and, uh, Boy* and have high expectations for his first English language feature, Stoker. You may also presume it’s about vampires, based on knowing nothing but the title, or maybe that was just me.Read More