By Anton Bitel
2000’s JSA – Joint Security Area was one of the first significant films of the so-called Korean Wave.
Yeon Sang-ho’s sequel-of-sorts to his breakout zombie hit fails to deliver the gut punch of its predecessor.
Influenza and Incoherence will screen later this month at the London Korean Film Festival.
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.
The South Korean master dissects his deliciously dark capitalist satire, Parasite.
Bong Joon-ho has prepared a monochrome edit of his award-winning comedy-thriller.
To celebrate the release of Burning, we survey the South Korean writer/director’s earlier work.
This monumental new work from South Korean director Lee Chang-dong was well worth the eight-year wait.
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.