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Bong Joon-ho: Korean Cinema Will Never Be The Same Again!

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It’s no secret that some of the best genre filmmaking today comes from Asia; or more specifically, South Korea. A whole new crop of directors has shown an obvious affection for genres ranging from horror to westerns, as well as their ability to think outside set boundaries and deliver fresh spins on new conventions. Or to put it another way: they do things that your average mainstream Hollywood filmmaker wouldn’t dare touch with a pole.

Hollywood seems to have taken note: this year alone, three of Korea’s biggest names have made the jump to Tinseltown: Kimm Ji-Woon (I Saw […]

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