12 Jul , 2017 Hieu Chau
Kim Ok-bin stars as a trained assassin turned undercover government operative in the extreme and outlandish South Korean action film, The Villainess.
27 Jun , 2017 Brooke Heinz
Brooke Heinz caught up with one of South Korea’s modern masters, director Bong Joon-ho, at Sydney Film Festival where they talked about his new film, Okja.
22 Jun , 2017 Brooke Heinz
Bong Joon-ho’s (Memories of Murder, Snowpiercer) much buzzed about new film, Okja, is the acclaimed filmmaker’s most ambitious project to date.
15 Jun , 2017 Natalie Ng
A Quiet Dream, Zhang Lu’s story about the marginalised members of Korean society, is a lovely gem that’s likely to win over fans of Jim Jarmusch.
5 Jun , 2017 Hieu Chau
Fresh from its ‘out of competition’ screening at Cannes, The Merciless is yet another South Korean crime film. Stars Sol Kyung-gu and ZE:A’s Siwan.
1 Mar , 2017 Hieu Chau
Japanese writer-director Shunji Iwai directs Bae Doo-na in a heartfelt four-part web series Chang-ok’s Letter, produced by Nescafe.
21 Feb , 2017 Brooke Heinz
South Korea’s foremost queer filmmaker, Leesong Hee-il, directs the One Night and Two Days Trilogy, premiering in Australia for the first time at MGFF 2017.
14 Feb , 2017 Natalie Ng
Lee Hyun-ju’s acclaimed South Korean lesbian romance Our Love Story is an intimate film about the uncertainty of young love.
20 Jan , 2017 Matthew Rooke
Kim Ki-duk returns to fine filmmaking form with The Net, a film about a North Korean fisherman who becomes ensnared in South Korea’s political game.
28 Nov , 2016 Natalie Ng
Teenage girls in 1930s Japanese-colonised Korea begin to mysteriously disappear from their boarding school in South Korean Gothic horror, The Silenced.
20 Nov , 2016 Hieu Chau
Hong Sang-soo’s Yourself and Yours continues the director’s trademark look at relationships but forgoes some of the director’s usual tricks to great effect.
27 Oct , 2016 Matthew Rooke
Kim Jee-woon’s intricate and suspenseful espionage thriller, The Age of Shadows, will keep you guessing all the way through.