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The Bacchus Lady – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2016 as part of our LFF coverage. Both frothy and melancholy, The Bacchus Lady dives into its unexpected tale of one of South Korea’s infamous "Bacchus ladies"...
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Beasts Clawing at Straws – Review

Kim Yong-hoon’s debut feature Beasts Clawing at Straws is a darkly comic thriller that is befitting of post-Parasite South Korean cinema.  This smart neo-noir is a slow burner that catalogues the...
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Woo Sang – Berlinale 2019 review

The opening line of Woo Sang must be one of the boldest in recent memory. As the camera sweeps ominously across a modern cityscape, narrator and grieving father Yoo Joong-sik (Sul Kyung-gu) drops his...
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Train To Busan – Review

Train To Busan has been a blockbuster hit across Asia, setting box office records that haven’t been seen since The Admiral: Roaring Currents was in theatres. Viewers are thrilled, trapped on a speeding train...

A Girl At My Door – LFF Review

A Girl At My Door lingers in the mind. The film is intelligent and enigmatic as it charts shifting equilibriums, a beautiful landscape and its convincingly flawed inhabitants. The impact is heightened by an...