I Saw the Devil (2010)

I Saw the Devil (2010) – Between this extremely raw thriller from Kim Ji-woon and the self-explanatory Vengeance Trilogy from Park Chan-wook I have learned one simple lesson: NEVER FUCK WITH A KOREAN. IT IS NOT WORTH IT. I have only a passing familiarity with South Korean films, mostly through the aforementioned Messrs. Kim and … Continue reading

The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008)

The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008) — The Good, the Bad, the Weird, as the title might imply, is a pretty strong homage to Sergio Leone’s The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Both films are about three men pursuing the same goal (buried treasure). But South Korean director Kim Ji-woon’s movie has its … Continue reading

Thirst (2009)

Thirst (2009) — So a guy turns into a vampire and guess what?  HE DOESN’T FUCKING SPARKLE!  Of course this is only the tip of the iceberg about why this film kicks Twilight‘s ass but I will do the dignity of this film justice by not mentioning that accursed franchise’s name again in this review.  … Continue reading