By Will Webb
How South Korean cinema’s domestic boom in the late 1990s took over the world.
At the 63rd BFI London Film Festival, five films directed by women signalled a new chapter for Korean cinema.
By Elena Lazic
Tony Takitani also explores themes of isolation, obsession and the pervasive influence of capitalism.
By Matt Thrift
The South Korean maestro talks literary inspiration and his mysterious new psychodrama, Burning.
Lee Chang-dong’s sly take on a Haruki Murakami short story is a slow-burn mystery touched by genius.
To celebrate the release of Burning, we survey the South Korean writer/director’s earlier work.
Our annual countdown of the movies that made the biggest impression on us this year, from Hereditary to The House That Jack Built.