Parochial village mentality, rumours and superstition bleed together into the Lynchian Gokseong, a South Korean film that asks us to reconsider our beliefs.
Big atonements for big sins: is there really any sympathy for Lady Vengeance?
The tough guy from the countryside will break your bones.
Would you kill your best friend?
Out of all the gangster movies, Portland Street Blues is the one that often feels like it has real-life stories of poor and working class people at its core.
Can you betray the bonds of brotherhood and still consider yourself a man?
“There’s nothing wrong with being a crow. Compared to a poor bird that’s been caged and has forgotten how to fly, crows are much better. Being a crow is good enough for me.”
The movie that launched a thousand (and more) haircuts.
Let’s admire Sunny and Duk-Hwa’s glamourous touch and shake our heads over Eun-Tak’s clothes.
I spent the entire two and a half goddamn hours cringing in fear because it’s one of those movies where ANYTHING horrible can happen to the characters. Even in the final three minutes before the credits, I was expecting a last-minute suicide or something.