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    Park Chan-wook To Direct 'Fingersmith' Adaptation; Watch The Full 2005 BBC Production Starring Sally Hawkins

    After reportedly battling Fox Searchlight over "Stoker," and given the lukewarm response it received from critics and the box office, Park Chan-wook is going back home for his next feature. And it will be another opportunity for the stylish director to put his imprint on a different sub-genre of fil...

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    Fox Reportedly Cut 20 Minutes From Park Chan-Wook's 'Stoker' & Bong Joon-Ho Talks Next Projects

    As we noted in our feature 5 Great & 5 Disappointing English-Language Debuts By Foreign-Language Directors, when filmmakers from abroad come to Hollywood, the results can be a mixed bag. And that is sometimes down to the vastly different way things work in the industry stateside. "The main differenc...

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    15 Thematic Trilogies From 15 Directors

    It’s quite likely that, in a few summers’ time, cinemagoing will start to resemble entering a giant narrative web, as each auditorium will be hosting a film featuring characters on their way to the plot being screened in the next theatre over. Disney, Marvel, DC—the brilliance of their crossover str...

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    Spike Lee's 'Oldboy' Doesn't Measure Up to Park Chan-wook's

    Spike Lee's latest film owes much to its 2003 predecessor, and that level of adaptation is an inescapable part of the reviews that hit the web yesterday.

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    Review: Spike Lee's Bloody, Eccentric 'Oldboy' Remake Is His Most Entertaining Movie Since 'Inside Man'

    Lee has characterized his take on the material as a "reinterpretation" rather than a remake, although it might be more aptly described as a remix -- like a Spike Lee join slammed head-first into a Park Chan-wook one.

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    Martin Scorsese to Preside Over Marrakech International Film Festival Jury

    The star-packed Feature Film Jury of the 13th edition of the Marrakech International Film Festival was recently announced. Marion Cotillard, Patricia Clarkson, and Park Chan-wook are among the jurors with the president of the jury being director Martin Scorsese.

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    Exclusive: Watch Nicole Kidman Discuss Working With Park Chan-wook in 'Stoker' DVD Extra

    "Stoker," the English-language debut from South Korean director Park Chan-wook, is out on Blu-ray and DVD this today. The film tells the disturbing tale of a mysterious uncle who infiltrates a small-town family after the father's recent death in a freak car accident.

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    Watch: 'Stoker' Director Chan-wook Park's 30-Minute iPhone 4 Shot Short 'Night Fishing'

    Fans of Park Chan-wook probably remember that the master Korean filmmaker shot a short film entirely on an iPhone 4 a few years back (that is, two iPhones ago). The short, “Night Fishing” aka “Paramanjang,” was made with some help from his brother, Park Chan-kyong and was released theatrically in So...

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    Park Chan-wook Talks Differences Between Korean & American Films, How 'Stoker' Fits In With His Filmography & More

    If there is one movie that has caused unending debate around The Playlist water-cooler, it's Park Chan-wook's English-language debut "Stoker." First screened at Sundance and making its slow creep across the country now, it's a twisty, unerringly perverse riff on Alfred Hitchcock's "Shadow of a Doubt...

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    Review: Silly & Cartoonish 'Stoker' Is A Garish Misfire For Park Chan-Wook

    One could argue there's nothing subtle about the movies made by South Korean filmmaker Park Chan-wook, the director behind "Oldboy," including the celebrated 'Vengeance Trilogy' and the loopy vampire movie, "Thirst." Violence reigns in his films, cameras pirouette like self-conscious characters in h...

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