By Anton Bitel
2000’s JSA – Joint Security Area was one of the first significant films of the so-called Korean Wave.
Decision to Leave marks the director’s return to Korea following his English-language miniseries The Little Drummer Girl.
Our noughties ranking reaches the midway point, as Amélie, Oldboy and Spider-Man 2 all make the cut.
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.
The Brigands of Rattlecreek may have lassoed Matthew McConaughey.
Park Chan-wook’s revenge thriller mixes stylish thrills and perverse twists with a surprising amount of humour.
The South Korean master’s name-making revenge saga is getting a shiny new restoration.
Florence Pugh, Alexander Skarsgård and Michael Shannon star in this lurid, weird and impeccably designed new work from Park Chan-wook.
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.
By Anton Bitel
Find out what’s top of the pile in our gore-drenched salute to the horror cinema bonanza.
By Amandas Ong
Will this enduring trope become obsolete as we move towards a less gendered worldview?
Sarah Walters provides the literary source for the Korean maestro’s Cannes-bound latest.
Operatic style can’t paste over the meagre, far-fetched substance in Oldboy director Park Chan-wook’s English-language debut.
It’s got problems, sure. But once again, Park delivers something dark, witty and original.