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Fantasia 2019 Review: IDOL, An Opaque South Korean Crime Procedural That Will Overheat Your Brain

Let us get this out of the way first: In over 40 years of watching movies and more than 20 years writing about them, this South Korean neo-noir was perhaps the first film to ever to leave me reeling to...

Boston TerrorThon Unleashes FOUND FOOTAGE 3D, THE WAILING, THE MASTER CLEANSE, Shorts & More

As we descend deeper into fall, the scares ramp up in theatres across the globe. For Boston-area filmgoers, that means an amazing amount of spooky films to choose from. From tomorrow, October through Sunday, October 16, the Somerville Theatre will...

Now On Blu-ray: Third Window Films Does HAN GONG-JU Right

Lee Su-jin's Han Gong-ju was a surprise critical hit when it premiered at the Busan International Film Festival back in 2013. In the intervening time, the film has managed to make the festival circuit and gather an impressive load of...

Check Out The Trailer For Festival Favorite HAN GONG-JU

Since its premiere at Busan International Film Festival last year, Han Gong-ju has been attracting a lot of critical attention. It's been awarded with many prizes both in its native South Korea (Busan) and abroad (Marrakech, Rotterdam). After an enormously successful...

Rotterdam 2014: What The Audience Liked Best

(Forget the snobby arthouse critics... see what the PAYING people thought!) Last week saw the end of the 2014 edition of the International Film Festival Rotterdam. Prizes were awarded, parties given... and the final audience ratings were added to the...

Busan 2013 Review: The Devastating HAN GONG-JU Is A Hidden Gem

What is it that drives us to the cinema, time and again? What are we looking for when we enter a theater and the lights begin to fade? In answering that question you will often come across the words entertainment...