10th Oct2019

Competition: Win Park Chan-wook’s ‘Oldboy’ on DVD

by Phil Wheat

It’s time to experience extreme vengeance as Park Chan-wook’s sensationally violent masterpiece Oldboy is released this week with a newly mastered restoration courtesy of Arrow Films. To celebrate, we are giving away a DVD. Often cited as one of the best films of the 2000s and possibly the definitive example of extreme Asian cinema, Oldboy […]

11th Aug2017

‘The Handmaiden’ Blu-ray Review

by Rupert Harvey

Stars: Tae-ri Kim, Min-hee Kim, Ha Jung-woo, Cho Jin-woong | Written by Chung Seo-kyung, Park Chan-wook | Directed by Park Chan-wook Based on Sarah Waters’ 2002 novel, Fingersmith, Park Chan-wook’s first feature since 2013’s Stoker is a ravishing feminist fable, full of fantastically cruel twists. It’s sensual, funny, nasty, brilliantly acted, beautifully shot and exquisitely […]

21st Jun2013

‘Stoker’ Review

by Mark Allen

Stars: Mia Wasikowska, Matthew Goode, Nicole Kidman, Jacki Weaver | Written by Wentworth Miller | Directed by Park Chan-Wook Wealthy, privileged but unfortunately deceased Richard Stoker has left behind something of a strange legacy: a widow in the repressed but oddly sexual Evie; a fatherless daughter in India, a sharply intelligent and   emotionally distant eighteen year-old; and Charlie, the […]