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Oldboy Viral Video Welcomes You to Hotel

Oldboy Viral Video Welcomes You to Hotel
A wall of TV screens? A cracked mirror? Dumplings? Anyone that has seen Chan-Wook Park’s Oldboy or read Garon Tsuchiya’s manga will probably be able to make sense of ‘some’ of what is shown in the latest viral video for Spike Lee’s Oldboy. The film’s US distributor, FilmDistrict, has released a rather cryptic video titled Preparing Your Stay. The short clip is a montage of somewhat random footage, which just so happens to make for telling... 

Poster and Trailer for Spike Lee’s Oldboy

Poster and Trailer for Spike Lee’s Oldboy
The marketing has begun on Spike’s Lee Oldboy, with FilmDistrict having released a poster and a trailer. This version of Oldboy follows Joe Doucett (Josh Brolin), an advertising executive who is kidnapped and held hostage for 20 years in a private prison. Upon being released he sets out to discover who had him imprisoned and why. An adaptation of the manga by Garon Tsuchiya and Nobuaki Minegishi, it’s very clear from both the trailer and the poster... 

FilmDistrict to distribute Spike Lee’s Oldboy in the US

FilmDistrict to distribute Spike Lee’s Oldboy in the US
It was back in July last year when Spike Lee became attached to direct an English language adaptation of Oldboy. Now comes news from the Toronto Film Festival (where Lee is screening his Michael Jackson documentary Bad 25), which reveals that FilmDistrict have acquired the rights to distribute Lee’s Oldboy in the US. Whether you like it or not, this film is definitely happening, with shooting to commence later this month in Georgia. While this news... 

I Saw The Devil review

I Saw The Devil review
REVENGE. Does it change a man? And must that man become a monster to catch a monster? Just two of the many questions posed by director Jee-woon Kim in this deliciously dark psychological thriller. How does a husband deal with the horrific tragedy of his wife being murdered and chopped up by a serial killer? It’s ground that has been well-covered in film the world over but this time. In this film. It’s not a typical revenge thriller. Kim... 
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