Posts Tagged ‘Park Chan-wook’

Park’s Violation

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Stoker nicole_kidman_stoker_a_l Park Chan-wook’s Stoker buries movie love As we witness the death of cinephilia, movies like Stoker pop up to remind us how deeply we’ve buried originality, inspiration and sincerity. In Stoker’s story of a teenage girl’s erotic and murderous awakening, India (Mia Wasikowska) endures her father’s funeral by rejecting her grieving mother (Nicole Kidman) and [&hellip
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Thirst

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

Bad boy Korean filmmaker Park Chan-wook gives himself away in the birthday party orgy of Thirst when Tae-ju (Kim Ok-vin), a tantrummy young housewife, gets her wish: The undead priest Sang-hyun (Song Kang-ho) punctures Tae-ju’s arteries and makes her one of the unholy. It’s a brat’s dream come true. Tae-ju tries to out-do the priest [&hellip
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