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ScreenAnarchy's Top 10 Movies of 2016

This year, 23 Screen Anarchists from 11 countries around the globe shared with us 129 films for consideration in our collective top ten movies of 2016. Our criteria was simple: an individual contributor could include a film on their ballot...

Review: THE HANDMAIDEN, Park Chan-wook's Deeply Engrossing and Highly Sexual Tale of Female Sexuality

Following his Hollywood foray Stoker, Park Chan-wook returns to (mostly) home soil for his sumptuous and sensual adaptation of Sarah Waters' Fingersmith. Transposing the novel's setting from Victorian England to 1930s Korea and Japan, when the former was a colony...

Exclusive Interview: Talking THE HANDMAIDEN With Park Chan-Wook

For several decades now Park Chan-Wook has been at the forefront of Korean Cinema that’s finding International audiences. His films are often breathtaking and full of bravado, solidifying sensuality and revenge in equal measure to craft works that both thrill...

Marshy's Favourite Asian Movies of 2016 Part 1

With the first half of 2016 now in the can, it’s time to take my customary glance back over the Asian cinematic offerings from the past six months. There have been an encouraging number of successes in 2016, as well...

Cannes 2016 Review: THE HANDMAIDEN, A Breathtaking And Twisted Lesbian Thriller

Following his Hollywood foray Stoker, Park Chan-wook returns to (mostly) home soil for his sumptuous and sensual adaptation of Sarah Waters' Fingersmith. Transposing the novel's setting from Victorian England to 1930s Korea and Japan, when the former was a colony...

Hypnotic & Freaky International Trailer For Park Chan-wook's THE HANDMAIDEN

We've already seen a few promos for Park Chan-wook's Cannes-bound The Handmaiden but this new international trailer really delivers the goods. Hypnotic, weird and gorgeous, the film looks to offer what we love about the flimmaker's style in spades, but...

New Trailer for THE HANDMAIDEN: Secrets and Lies

Three weeks before its world premiere at Cannes, and a week after the first teaser was posted, there's a new, longer trailer for Park Chan-wook's The Handmaiden. While there aren't english subtitles, there is more information to be gleaned as...

Park Chan-wook's Cannes-Bound THE HANDMAIDEN Gets A Teaser

Just a few hours after it was officially announced for the Cannes Film Festival's main competition, CJ Entertainment has dropped the first teaser for Park Chan-wook's The Handmaiden. Starring Ha Jung-woo, Kim Min-hee and newcomer Kim Tae-ri, the lush period...

Amazon Studios Buys US Rights To Park Chan-wook's THE HANDMAIDEN

Amazon Studios has continued to exert itself in the distribution market with its acquisition of the US rights for The Handmaiden, the new film by Korean director Park Chan-wook. CJ Entertainment sold the US rights, as well as rights to...

Park Chan-wook Adapting Japanese Sci-fi Novel GENOCIDAL ORGAN

Park Chan-wook fans have reason to rejoice. One of our favorite Korean directors, ever, will be adapting Genocidal Organs, the 2007 sci-fi novel by Japanese author Project Itoh, according to The Tracking Board. Set in a time when Sarajevo was obliterated by...

Park Chan-wook's THE HANDMAID Wraps on Halloween, New Still Revealed

Todd gave us the first still of Park Chan-wook's latest film The Handmaid last week and now we can report that the film wrapped production on Halloween following five months of shooting in Japan and Korea. The film also released...

THE HANDMAID: Check The First Image From Park Chan-wook's Latest!

Oldboy helmer Park Chan-wook following his 2013 English language debut Stoker with period thriller The Handmaid. Adapted from Sarah Waters' novel Fingersmith, the action moves between 1930s Korea and Japan with its story of an heiress, a con man, and...

Park Chan-wook To Direct Sci-fi Thriller SECOND BORN

Park Chan-wook, Korean director of the much lauded Vengeance Trilogy - Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Oldboy and Sympathy for Lady Vengeance - has been attached to an upcoming sci-fi thriller Second Born, reports Variety. This will be his second English...

Park Chan-wook's Next Will Be Korean Adaptation Of English Novel FINGERSMITH

After making a foray into English language features with Stoker, Oldboy director Park Chan-wook is headed back to Korea for his next feature though he's bringing a little bit of England with him.Producers have confirmed that Park's next film will...

Who Wants To Win The OLDBOY 10th Anniversary Blu-ray?

Well, if you're a resident of the United States or Canada you're in luck. Our pals at Palisades Tartan are celebrating ten years of Park Chan-wook's seminal Oldboy and we have some goodies to give away.In one corner we have...

DMZ Docs 2013 Review: Unique Shaman Doc MANSHIN Is A Sensory Thrill

I've been a keen fan of Korean films for over a decade and have now spent about a year and a half living within the country's borders, yet, though I've been exposed to it many times, shamanism stubbornly remains a...

New Images From Spike Lee's OLDBOY!

By now, you would have seen the official poster for Spike Lee's adaptation of the Oldboy manga, made famous by Park Chan-wook's classic film of the same name and based on the same source material. Whether you are impressed by...

Josh Brolin Emerges From The Official OLDBOY Poster

Spike Lee's spin on Oldboy hits theaters screens October 25th, at which point the dissection of how much the film is a straight remake of Park Chan-wook's violent opus versus how much it calls back to the source manga (as...

Park's SYMPATHY FOR MR. VENGEANCE Remake Moving Ahead

It was really only a matter of time before the first chapter in Park Chan-wook's Vengeance Trilogy, Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance, was optioned. Again. With the Oldboy remake by Spike Lee on the way this Fall and plans for Sympathy For Lady...

Twitchvision: Talking JACK THE GIANT SLAYER, STOKER, And THE GATEKEEPERS

Back again with another Twitchvision, this time talking about three good movies that came out this week (Jack: The Giant Slayer, Stoker and The Gatekeepers), and trying to pretend that we live in a world where 21 And Over doesn't...