SLATE (2020) Korean action comedy in a parallel world

Slate is a 2020 South Korean action comedy film about a young woman who yearns to be a heroine and suddenly finds herself becoming one. She is transported to a …

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The Cat – South Korea, 2011 – reviews

The Cat is a 2011 South Korean horror feature film directed by Byun Seung-Wook. So-yeon (Park Min-yeong) works at a small pet-grooming shop called Kitty N Puppy. Unfortunately, So-yeon sufferers from claustrophobia and …

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The Silenced – South Korea, 2015 – reviews

The Silenced – (Hangul: 경성학교: 사라진 소녀들; RR: Gyeongseong Hakgyo: Sarajin Sonyeodeul; translation: “Gyeongseong School: The Lost Girls”) is a 2015 South Korean horror film directed by Lee Hae-Young. The movie stars Park Bo-Young, Uhm …

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Yongary: Monster from the Deep – South Korea, 1967 – reviews

Yongary: Monster from the Deep – original title: Yonggary or Yongary (대괴수 용가리; Taekoesu Yongary; literally Great Monster Yongary) is a 1967 South Korean Kaiju monster film directed by prominent genre-film director Kim Ki-duk. It stars Oh Yeong-il and Nam Jeong-im. The …

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Deranged – South Korea, 2012 – reviews

Deranged (Hangul: 연가시; Hanja: 鐵線蟲; RR: Yeongasi) is a 2012 South Korean science fiction horror thriller film starring Kim Myung-min, Kim Dong-wan of Shinhwa and Lee Ha-nui. It was produced by Lim Ji-young and Oz One Film, directed by Park Jung-woo and …

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The Host (2006) reviews and overview

The Host is a 2006 South Korean horror feature film directed by Bong Joon-ho. The movie stars Song Kang-ho, Byeon Hee-bong, Park Hae-il, Bae Doona and Go Ah-sung. Original title: …

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A Tale of Two Sisters – South Korea, 2003 – reviews

A Tale of Two Sisters (장화, 홍련 Janghwa, Hongryeon literally ‘Rose Flower, Red Lotus’) is a 2003 South Korean psychological horror film written and directed by Kim Ji-woon. The film is inspired by a Joseon Dynasty folktale entitled “Janghwa Hongryeon jeon”, which …

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Thirst – South Korea, 2009 – reviews

Thirst – original title: 박쥐; Bakjwi; “Bat”- is a 2009 South Korean horror feature film, written, produced and directed by Park Chan-wook (The Handmaiden; Stoker; Oldboy). It is loosely based …

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