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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