Often have I said that to understand and appreciate Asian cinema, one must be ready to ask for the motivation of a story or a scene. It operates differently than Hollywood movies when its narrative is especially kept in an allegoric manner. Well, the director of “Hansel and Gretel”, Im Pil-Seung and the director of two awesome-st films “A Tale of Two Sisters” and “I Saw The Devil”, Kim Ji-Woon have joined together in directing a trilogy of stories under the film … more
By their very nature, anthology films are a mixed bag. They’ll contain two or three or four smaller stories – essentially ‘shorts,’ cobbled together into one complete film – usually connected by one central theme. The upside is that, if the theme is flexible enough to support multiple interpretations, the audience is treated to an insightful exploration from different (and differing) perspectives. The downside? There … more
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