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Oldboy

4 Dec 20132 stars

Spike Lee's remake of the cult Korean film lacks suspense and wit

As a filmmaker Spike Lee is inconsistent, but successes like Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X and 25th Hour mean he's a director who's always been someone to keep an eye on. However Lee really has his work cut out for him with this remake of Park…

Tartan Films

31 Jul 2008

If Norma Desmond believed that pictures were getting smaller, then the same can be said for the industry. Smaller by one distributor. After 26 years, Tartan Films has ceased to be. The home to many cutting-edge, independent and foreign-language films…

I’m A Cyborg, But That’s Ok

24 Apr 20084 stars

SCI-FI (15) 105 min Korean director Park Chan-wook burst onto the international film scene with the ferocious Oldboy in 2003. The bleak and violent study of revenge was very publicly championed by Quentin Tarantino. However, after the unrelenting…