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.