Our favourite new releases from this year, featuring Spike Lee, Chloé Zhao, Josephine Decker and more.
Influenza and Incoherence will screen later this month at the London Korean Film Festival.
A.I., American Psycho and Bamboozled all make the final part of our list – but what will come out on top?
By Anton Bitel
Bong Joon-ho’s wryly funny social commentary is released for the first time in the UK courtesy of Curzon.
The South Korean maestro’s first two films find human comedy in the darkest of places.
By Luís Azevedo
Dissecting the slapstick and dramatic elements of the South Korean filmmaker’s Oscar-winning satire.
By Will Webb
How South Korean cinema’s domestic boom in the late 1990s took over the world.
After sweeping the Oscars, Bong Joon-ho now has the honour of knocking Mel Gibson off his perch.
The “local” awards ceremony reflects an industry inching towards globalization.
Bong Joon-ho’s class-clash black comedy will burrow under your skin and stay there.
The South Korean master dissects his deliciously dark capitalist satire, Parasite.
By Will Webb
To celebrate the release of Parasite, check out this video primer to South Korea’s finest cinematic export.
Bong Joon-ho has prepared a monochrome edit of his award-winning comedy-thriller.
By Max Copeman
Renowned design studio La Boca have created an illustrated poster for the South Korean director’s latest.
The latest promotional artwork for the South Korean master’s riotous domestic comedy is a thing of beauty.
At the 63rd BFI London Film Festival, five films directed by women signalled a new chapter for Korean cinema.
By Halim Kim
The serial killer case that inspired the South Korean director’s 2003 film finally appears to have been solved.