Chan-Wook Park Reviews, Interviews & More

New 'Oldboy' Remake Pictures Hints At Cool Scenes From The Original

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There's always a twinge of nervousness that fans of an original movie have when they see more information pop up on the impending remake. Will it be just another carbon copy remake of the original, or will it be more of it's own being, in some ways creatively separating itself from it's first incarnation? With the new batch of pictures that have popped up for Spike Lee's interpretation...

Sundance 2013: Top 5 Films To See For Performances (From Shoe-ins to...

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The thermometer may read 0 degrees Fahrenheit in Park City, Utah, but things are about to start heating up. The countdown to the 2013 Sundance Film Festival has begun and my dance card is filling up fast. I'm packing my warmest clothes and ploughing through synopses, cast-lists, and an onslaught of press invitations currently clogging my email inbox. As with every year, there are far more...

'Stoker' Poster And New Teaser Trailer Is Strange Yet Creative

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Chan-wook Park is a visionary in his own right. He's continued to amaze audiences across the globe with his thrilling tales, especially that of Oldboy. Recently the famed director has stepped out of his comfort zone and made an American movie, and we couldn't be more excited. Thus we have been given Stoker, a visually drool-worthy thriller...

Sundance 2011: Reviews--'I Saw the Devil' is Gory as HELL

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If you like Chan-Wook Park's Vengeance Trilogy, you'll love I Saw the Devil. Director Kim Jee-Woon's latest thriller doesn't hold back and doesn't hesitate to go where you really don't (but secretly do) want it to go. Everyone endures torture (whether physical, emotional, or psychological) and nobody...

Thirst: Movie Review

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You're in for a sweet, sadistic treat. Oldboy director Chan-wook Park (read interview) brings a new perspective to vampire films with Thirst starring Kang-ho Song and Ok-vin Kim. If you're going to see one vampire film this year, Thirst should be it -- mainly because this is about as "real" as vampires. The film isn't about "vampires" but uses the...

Interview with Chan-wook Park Director of Thirst

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Many of you know Chan-wook Park from his classic film Oldboy (which is about to be remade and most likely murdered by Will Smith and Steven Spielberg). The film put him on the map in the US as one of the most imaginative, violent, and visionary directors of our time. When it comes to Thirst, he does not disappoint, dare I say...

Movie Releases: Funny People, The Cove, Thirst...

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Adam Sandler is back to what he does best, making us laugh. In Judd Apatow's Funny People Sandler joins funny men Seth Rogen and Jonah Hill in a film about a seasoned comedian who finds out he doesn't have much time to live. Hope the movie is as good as the hype has been.Another film definitely worth...

Spielberg's Oldboy is Moving Forward

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Some film's you just can't stop from being made, especially when Steven Spielberg is it's driving force. A few weeks back we told you about the legal woes that are currently surrounding the director's adaptation of the Japanese manga, Oldboy. The book was already produced into a successful live action film by Chan-wook Park, and...

NEWS: Oldboy Won't Be a Remake of Chan-wook Park's Film

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Two weeks ago is was announced that Steven Spielberg and Will Smith would be teaming up to remake Oldboy. The reaction was less than positive. The film is a classic and fans were not taking to the idea of a dulled down American remake. Will Smith officially confirmed to FilmSchoolRejects on the red carpet for Seven Pounds that yes he will be starring in...