Movie Discussion: Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy [Oldeuboi] (2003)

Monthly Theme: Ultraviolence The Film: Oldboy Country of origin: South Korea South Korean title: Oldeuboi Date of South Korean release: November 21, 2003 Date of U.S. release: March 25, 2005 Studio: Egg Films & Show East Distributer: Tartan Domestic Gross: $707,000 Budget: $3 million (estimated) Director: Park Chan-wook Producers: Kim Dong-joo, et al. Screenwriters: Hwang […]

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Movie Discussion: Kim Jee-woon’s I Saw the Devil [Akmareul boatda] (2010)

Monthly Theme: Ultraviolence The Film: I Saw the Devil Country of origin: South Korea South Korean title: Akmareul boatda Date of South Korean release: August 12, 2010 Date of U.S. release: March 4, 2011 Studio: Softbank Ventures, et al. Distributer: Magnet Releasing Domestic Gross: $129,000 Budget: ? Director: Kim Jee-woon Producers: Cheong Kee-young, et al. […]

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Movie Discussion: Bong Joon-ho’s The Host [Gwoemul] (2006)

Monthly Theme: Giant Monsters The Film: The Host Country of origin: South Korea South Korean title: Gwoemul Date of South Korean release: July 27, 2006 Date of U.S. release: March 9, 2007 Studio: Showbox Entertainment, et al. Distributer: Magnolia Pictures Domestic Gross: $2.2 million Budget: ? Director: Bong Joon-ho Producers: Choi Yong-bae, et al. Screenwriters: […]

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Movie Discussion: Park Chan-wook’s Thirst [Bakjwi] (2009)

Monthly Theme: Vampires The Film: Thirst Country of origin: South Korea South Korean title: Bakjwi Date of South Korean release: April 30, 2009 Date of U.S. release: July 31, 2009 Studio: Focus Features International, et al. Distributer: Focus Features (subtitled) Domestic Gross: $228,000 Budget: $5 million (estimated) Director: Park Chan-wook Producers: Ahn Soo-hyun, et al. […]

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