Space Sweepers

All Korean people are hot. Idk why, it’s just true. YES Release date: February 5, 2021Director: Jo Sung-heeLanguage: Korean Who should watch this movie: Sci-fi fans who are lukewarm about Fifth Element. Folks who haven’t recovered from Star Wars: Episode VIII When should you watch this movie: When you want to watch something fun, butContinue reading “Space Sweepers”

The Handmaiden

Be Gay Do Crimes YES Release date: June 1, 2016Director: Park Chan-wookLanguage: Korean, Japanese Who should watch this movie: David Fincher fans. People who don’t like horror. The gays.  When should you watch this movie: When the patriarchy has got you down again. When you want to watch something romantic and your friend/partner wants toContinue reading “The Handmaiden”

A Taxi Driver / 택시운전사

Do some research on the Gwangju Uprising YES Release date: August 2, 2017Director: Jang HoonLanguage: Korean Who should watch this movie: Young idealists. University students. People who thought this was Taxi Driver starring Robert De Niro  When should you watch this movie: When your country is facing down an authoritarian regime.  The sell: Based onContinue reading “A Taxi Driver / 택시운전사”

The Host / 괴물

Surprise! Bong Joon-ho has made more than one movie! YES Release date: July 27, 2006Director: Bong Joon-HoLanguage: Korean Who should watch this movie: Fans of Parasite. Fans of Godzilla. People who hate the United States and Michael Bay.  When should you watch this movie: When your friend wants to watch a horror movie but you’reContinue reading “The Host / 괴물”

Burning / 버닝

What the fuck YES Release date: May 17, 2018Director: Lee Chang-dongLanguage: Korean Who should see this movie: Fans of “psychological thrillers.” Fans of Steven Yeun.  When should you see this movie: When you want to watch something scary but your friend(s) but hate horror movies  The sell: This is one of the most disorienting movies notContinue reading “Burning / 버닝”