• A Violent Prosecutor

    Dec 1, 2017

    ‘A Violent Prosecutor’ might not be winning awards for originality, but it certainly serves as a good use of two hours.

  • I’m A Cyborg, But That’s OK

    Mar 27, 2015

    By no means a disaster but a frustratingly mixed bag from a usually consistent and exciting filmmaker.

  • New World

    Jan 10, 2018

    Slick, confident and complex, much like its main characters, ‘New World’ un-spools a gripping tale of loyalty and the quest for power.

  • Oldboy

    May 6, 2015

    Definitely not to everyone’s taste, but ink black humour and Choi’s powerhouse performance prevent ‘Oldboy’ from becoming unendurable.

  • Operation Chromite

    May 31, 2017

    ‘Operation Chromite’ isn’t much different from any other recent big budget Korean war epic but on its own well produced terms and commitment to delivering spectacle, certainly entertains.

  • Sympathy For Lady Vengeance

    Jun 7, 2015

    Providing meat for the mind as well as fireworks for the senses ‘Sympathy for Lady Vengeance’ is one of the best films of 2006.

  • The Classic

    Mar 1, 2015

    Kwak Jae-young has presented us with a film that is difficult to properly judge. It starts quietly, edges towards something quite special and finally nosedives into woeful melodrama.

  • The Quiz Show Scandal

    May 16, 2015

    ‘The Quiz Show Scandal’ is a keenly-observed comic creation. As nutty as a Korean version of ‘It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad World’ should be while also succeeding in pulling off moments of mordant wit.

  • Wonderful Radio

    Jun 28, 2015

    ‘Wonderful Radio’ is less than the sum of its parts and, in a crowded genre, just doesn’t stand out. Pleasant, but instantly forgettable.