Byeong-gil Jeong "Confession of Murder" cover

Confession of Murder

Confession of Murder (내가 살인범이다) Director: Byeong-gil Jeong Writer(s): Byeong-gil Jeong Country: South Korea Year: 2012 “Confession of Murder” on Amazon.  Most popular Korean films made for international distribution tend to be about vengeance, murder and injustice. “Confessions of Murder” follows … 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

Park Chan-wook "Sympathy for Lady Vengeance" poster

Sympathy for Lady Vengeance

Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (친절한 금자씨) Director: Park Chan-wook Written: Jeong Seo-gyeong, Park Chan-wook Country: South Korea Year: 2005 “Lady Vengeance” on Amazon. As the conclusion to “The Vengeance Trilogy,” “Sympathy for Lady Vengeance” is the one that most approves … 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