Thirst

Thirst (박쥐) Director: Park Chan-wook Writer(s): Jeong Seo-gyeong,  Park Chan-wook Country: South Korea Year: 2009 “Thirst” on Amazon. “Thirst” is a vampire movie, but not the kind you would expect from the genre. It does have blood sucking, sexuality, violence … Continue reading

Kim Ki-duk "3-Iron" poster

3-Iron

3-Iron (빈집) Director: Kim Ki-duk Writer(s): Kim Ki-duk Country: South Korea Year: 2004 “3-Iron” on Amazon. From the long list of South Korean film auteurs, Kim Ki-duk could easily be labelled the most controversial Korean filmmaker to date. Even those familiar … Continue reading

Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance

Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (복수는 나의 것) Director: Park Chan-wook Written: Lee Jae-soon, Lee Jong-yong, Country: South Korea Year: 2002 “Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance” on Amazon. Visually impressive, part one of “The Vengeance Trilogy” is often overlooked. While “Oldboy” gained … Continue reading