Reviews // 5 Articles
Blogs // 4 Articles
The Best Films of 2016
15 Dec 2016 // 9:00 PM
PopMatters presents a list of the best films that surfaced in 2016 and impressed us with their cinematic visions of where we’ve been.
Blood Work: Park Chan-wook Revamps a Western Myth
6 Aug 2009 // 3:59 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.
'The Handmaiden' is a Dark Carnival of Delights
28 Oct 2016 // 4:30 AM
Park Chan-wook’s elegantly mounted Gothic story surprisingly combines sensuous melodrama and a delightfully full-blown romanticism.
Cannes 2016: 'The Handmaiden' + 'The BFG'
18 May 2016 // 4:30 AM
Fantasy is at the heart of two adaptations of famous books screened at Cannes this week, Steven Spielberg's The BFG and Park Chan-wook’s Agassi (The Handmaiden).
'Stoker': Flaws in the Family
21 Mar 2013 // 11:20 PM
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 // 4:00 AM
Nicole Kidman’s Evie is a combination of a supporting Hitchcock character, with a Tennessee Williams character as imagined by Ingmar Bergman. Oscar!