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    The making of Bong Joon-Ho: Memories of Murder

    Bong consistently backs up this technical precision with an attention to thematic and emotional detail that, combined with his now infamously anarchic approach to genre convention, renders him a singular force in the landscape of modern cinema

    Taking the old over the new: The importance of re-watching

    It’s like the difference between working on a puzzle with or without knowing what it should look like when complete

    Finality in film: The sense of an ending

    For me, it is always endings, not beginnings, which leave the most lasting impression: the ends of novels, films, historical epochs – even lives....

    An Introduction to K-dramas

    On the 9th of February 2020, history was made at the Oscars when Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite became the first ever non-English film to win...
    Two birds in the Korean DMZ

    Review: Diary of a Murderer and Other Stories by Kim Young-Ha

    ‘It’s been twenty-five years since I last murdered someone, or has it been twenty-six?’ A serial killer suffering from Alzheimer’s attempts to protect his daughter...

    If music be the food of love, prey on

    There are two types of Korean faces that generally appear in the Western media. One is thin, chiselled, and attached to a K-pop star;...

    Lose Yourself: A Sign of the Times

    If you want to feel the sensation of your skin crawling, watching Eminem’s unexpected performance of ‘Lose Yourself’ at the Oscars should certainly do...