Reviews // 3 Articles
Blogs // 4 Articles
Blood Work: Park Chan-wook Revamps a Western Myth
6 Aug 2009 // 4:59 PM
Korean director Chan-wook's killer new action-dramadey borrows heavily from Emile Zola's Therese Raquin, successfully setting it apart from the current proliferation of watered-down vampire stories.
4 Aug 2009 // 11:17 PM
Full of ache and desire, Tae-ju seems the ultimate embodiment of the title of Park Chan-wook's new film, Thirst (Bakjwi).
Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)
21 Nov 2005 // 7:00 PM
The film's sheer volume of vengeance is so great, pacing so deliberate, and confrontations so inevitable, that the experience is not unlike watching the climax of a film noir stretched out over 90 minutes.
'Stoker': Flaws in the Family
22 Mar 2013 // 12:20 AM
Stoker is a mystery where the means justify the ends, where even the most cynical viewer will stand up and take notice of where this particular filmmaker is taking us.
Best Supporting Actress, Nicole Kidman in 'Stoker'
18 Mar 2013 // 5:00 AM
Nicole Kidman’s Evie is a combination of a supporting Hitchcock character, with a Tennessee Williams character as imagined by Ingmar Bergman. Oscar!