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The Wailing

Most horror movies deal with the unknown; sometimes that manifests as ghosts or monsters, other times its zombies or supernatural entities. The best ones, though, deal with the unknown regarding humans; the brutality of human nature, what we would do to protect what is dearest to us, our psychology, the construct of our society and […]

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The Yellow Sea

The Yellow Sea is a hard movie to recommend; directed by Hong-Jin Na, the second offering from the director of The Chaser, The Yellow Sea is a weird mix of multiple genres that should not work as well together, yet not only they do, but it is in theory an improvement from The Chaser in […]

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The Cabin in the Woods movie recommendation

When I do a movie recommendation, I usually try to do a few specific things: Channel my passion and love for a movie into an article, which highlights the strengths of the movie, as well as some obvious errors. The intended outcome, though, was always to convince people that the movies talked about were worth […]

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The Yellow Sea recommendation

The Yellow Sea is a hard movie to recommend; directed by Hong-Jin Na, the second offering from the director of The Chaser, The Yellow Sea is a weird mix of multiple genres that should not work as well together, yet not only they do, but it is in theory an improvement from The Chaser in […]

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The chaser recommendation

If I had to summarize in a sentence what I think makes “The chaser” a fantastic movie, it would sound something like: Simple concepts taken to new grounds and executed impeccably. The movie has a simple story premise and a simple action motif but it takes both story and action to exciting new grounds and […]