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.
13 Oct , 2016 Matthew Rooke
E J-yong’s social drama, The Bacchus Lady, is a tale of tragedy and loneliness and has a lot to say about the country’s attitude towards the elderly.
10 Oct , 2016 Hieu Chau
Set during Japan’s occupation of Korea, Hur Jin-ho brings the story of the last Korean royal to life in blockbuster Korean biopic, The Last Princess.
6 Oct , 2016 Brooke Heinz
Reach for the SKY is a Korean-Belgian documentary that examines the cruel reality of South Korea’s highly competitive education system.
6 Sep , 2016 Hieu Chau
South Korea’s socially conscious disaster film, Tunnel, draws a career-best performance from acting heavyweight Ha Jung-woo.
30 Aug , 2016 Theodora Vatubua
Filmmaker Lee Joon-ik turns his gaze once again on Korean history with Dongju: The Life of a Poet, a biopic set during Japan’s occupation of Korea.
23 Aug , 2016 Brooke Heinz
All aboard the South Korean zombie thrill ride, Train to Busan, the live action debut of filmmaker Yeon Sang-ho and the country’s first zombie blockbuster.
15 Aug , 2016 Brooke Heinz
Jung Ji-woo’s Fourth Place is an indictment of South Korea’s competitive culture which doesn’t just belong in sports but in all young Korean lives.
10 Aug , 2016 Natalie Ng
The gloves come off as Park Chan-wook’s sexually charged Gothic lesbian romance, The Handmaiden, reveals a director at his most feminine.
28 Jul , 2016 Brooke Heinz
More than just a monster movie, Bong Joon-ho’s landmark film, The Host, was a biting commentary on society and a continuation of ‘kaiju’ cinema traditions.
19 Jul , 2016 Natalie Ng
From Lady Vengeance onwards, Park Chan-wook has created some of cinema’s best female characters. We look at Park’s women and why they’re important.