It’s hard to be a master femme assassin in this ultra-violent action caper from South Korea.
Another day, another delicate, insightful gem from Korean director Hong Sang-soo.
Meat is murder in Bong Joon-ho’s rollicking fantasy satire about a girl and her pet pig taking on global capitalism.
From Oldboy to Stoker, here are some of the South Korean director’s most memorable moments.
By Abbey Bender
Park Chan-wook’s sumptuous erotic thriller is among his boldest works to date.
Wily resistance fighters take on wicked foreign occupiers in this breathless period thriller set in 1920s Korea.
The director’s Tilda Swinton-starring latest looks at the bond between man and animal.
By Matt Turner
This year’s LKFF offered a refreshing counterpoint to the masculine narratives that continue to dominate Korean cinema.
By Mike Tsenti
The Korean smash hit in which a battle against zombie hoards takes place on a commuter train.
The end of the world has a familiar theme in these train-based South Korean allegories.
By Matthew Eng
The latest from South Korea’s Hong Sang-soo is a romance so lovely it needs to be told twice.
By Amandas Ong
Will this enduring trope become obsolete as we move towards a less gendered worldview?
By Vadim Rizov
One of South Korea’s great directors finally has a film released in UK cinemas.
Operatic style can’t paste over the meagre, far-fetched substance in Oldboy director Park Chan-wook’s English-language debut.
Bong Joon-ho’s new movie is an elusive genre hyphenate: horror-comedy-mystery-thriller.
It’s got problems, sure. But once again, Park delivers something dark, witty and original.