Park Chan-wook "Oldboy" poster

Oldboy

Oldboy (올드보이) Director: Park Chan-wook Written: Lim Chun-hyeong, Hwang Jo-yun, Park Chan-wook Country: South Korea Year: 2003 “Oldboy” on Amazon. “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexander Dumas is an epic revenge story in Western fiction. “Oldboy” is an epic … Continue reading

Rashomon

Rashomon (羅生門) Director: Akira Kurosawa Written: Akira Kurosawa, Shinobu Hashimoto Country: Japan Year: 1950 “Rashomon” (The Criterion Collection) on Amazon. I think it is fitting that my first Japanese movie to review would be one made by the master filmmaker … Continue reading