South Korea

Silenced Movie

In Praise of ‘Silenced’: The Film that Shook South Korean Cinema


‘Silenced’ is a very difficult film to watch. But with subject matter this pressing, it’s an important film to have on your radar.

Bong Joon Ho

A Guide to The Perfect Bong Joon-ho Marathon


These five films will give you a complete portrait of the auteur’s career.

The Closet

Forget Narnia, ‘The Closet’ Holds a World Far More Realistic and Frightening


A terrifying tear-jerker? Sure, why not.

No Mercy

‘No Mercy’ Review: Old School Exploitation in High Heels (Fantasia Fest)


A generic story with some solid action and lots of sleaze.

Door Lock

‘Door Lock’ Review: A Remake Done Right (Fantasia 2019)


A slick remake of the brilliantly twisted ‘Sleep Tight’ that keeps the same core while building its own tale.

The Gangster The Cop The Devil

‘The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil’ Review: Bad Men Doing Good Work for Thriller Fans (Fantasia 2019)


It’s already been optioned for a Hollywood remake with Sylvester Stallone, but you’ll want to watch the original first.


‘Revenger’ Review: Netflix Delivers High-Kicking Action from South Korea


Has Netflix once again delivered the year’s best action movie?


‘Unstoppable’ Review: Taken, Too


That big teddy bear you loved seeing kick the dead’s ass in ‘Train to Busan’ is back to fight the living.

Steven Yeun Burning

‘Burning’ Star Steven Yeun on Why His New Film Is ‘Unexplainable’


The Korean-American actor reflects on life after ‘The Walking Dead’ and why he chose to work with one of his favorite Korean filmmakers.