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    Primer: 10 Essential Films Of The Korean New Wave

    This weekend, after what seems like roughly a decade of delays, rumors, teases, announcements, retractions and general bloviating, Bong Joon-ho’s anxiously awaited “Snowpiercer” hits screens. Of course it seems like years, but it was in fact “only” last October, after its South Korean August bow, th...

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    Podcast: The Playlist Talks Terrence Malick's 'To The Wonder' & The Potential Dangers Of Auteur Worship

    ...and the podcast is back. On this latest episode, host (yours truly) and contributor Erik McClanahan is joined by editor-in-chief Rodrigo Perez, managing editor Kevin Jagernauth and contributor Cory Everett for an in depth conversation about Terrence Malick and his latest film"To the Wonder," and ...

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    Director Park Chan-Wook Says Another English-Language Picture In The Works, 'Snowpiercer' Almost Finished & Talks His Dream Genres

    While chatting with "Oldboy" director Park Chan-Wook about his upcoming, absolutely insane new thriller "Stoker" -- which I personally loved despite our review -- I had to ask him what was next. After becoming an established force in the South Korean film industry with his idiosyncratic, stylish ge...

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    Bad Blood, Family & Philip Glass: 5 Things Learned About Park Chan-Wook's 'Stoker'

    2013 stands to potentially bring three South Korean filmmakers' names into the mainstream American fold; a move notable not just from the three auteur's common land, but for placing their distinctive visions in an entirely new realm. With Kim Ji-Woon already delivering his Arnie action throwback, “T...

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    Watch: Seductive New Clip From 'Stoker' Plus Listen To Clint Mansell's Complete Score

    While "Stoker" earned its fair share of admirers at the Sundance Film Festival last month, our own man on the ground was less impressed -- he called it “overwrought and tonally poisoned.” You'll soon be able judge for yourself as Park Chan-wook’s English-language dire...

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    Watch: Twitchy New Trailer For Park Chan-Wook's 'Stoker'

    Last night, Park Chan-wook's highly anticipated English-language debut "Stoker" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and reaction was mixed to say the least. While the film earned praise, some didn't take to the Hitchcockian thriller, and certainly our man on the ground in Park...

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    Sundance 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 his...

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    Listen: Clint Mansell's "In Full Bloom" From The 'Stoker' Soundtrack Plus New Image From The Film

    With its premiere set for this weekend at Sundance, an excerpt from Clint Mansell’s score for Park Chan-Wook’s English-language directorial debut, “Stoker,” has been released online along with a new image.

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    Details For The 'Stoker' Soundtrack Featuring Clint Mansell, Emily Wells & Philip Glass

    Clint Mansell turned 50 earlier this week, and it could be argued that he is the finest high-profile working composer yet to receive an Oscar nomination. That’s despite creating some truly stunning scores for the likes of “Requiem For A Dream,” “Black Swan,” “Moon...

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    'Oldboy' Helmer Park Chan-Wook To Direct Gangster Flick 'Corsica 72'

    It seems like Park Chan-Wook is getting on very well with Hollywood. The Korean filmmaker was one of the most impressive breakouts of world cinema in the 2000s, thanks to "Joint Security Area" and his "Vengeance Trilogy," made up of "Sympathy For Mr. Vengeance," the currently-being-remade "Oldboy" a...

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