Na Hong-jin "The Chaser" cover

The Chaser

The Chaser ( 추격자) Director: Na Hong-jin Written: Hong Won-chan, Lee Shinho, Na Hong-Jin Country: South Korea Year: 2008 Find Chaser on Amazon. Since the great Sherlock Holmes, stories between The Detective and The Criminal have been played out in numerous … Continue reading

Memories of Murder

Memories of Murder (살인의 추억) Director: Bong Joon-ho Written: Bong Joon-ho, Kwang-rim Kim, Sung Bo Shim Country: South Korea Year: 2003 Watch Memories of Murder on Amazon. After viewing the movie the first time I was not sure what to … Continue reading

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