Cinema Escapist

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Ha Jung-woo

The 11 Best Korean Movies of 2018

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Cinema Escapist reveals the top South Korean films from 2018, across genres like espionage, romance, drama, and more.

Review: “Take Point” Is an Action-Packed Critique of Political Selfishness

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This Korean action movie featuring private military contractors offers many explosions—and biting, timely political critiques.

The 11 Best Korean Movies of 2017

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The 11 best Korean movies from 2017 including action, drama, comedy, and historical films!

Review: The Handmaiden (South Korea, 2016)

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Renowned South Korean director Park Chan-wook is back at it again with The Handmaiden, a sensual and dark piece centered around a mysterious heiress and...