Koreans Do It Better: The Academy honors South Korean cinema in Western clothes, by Elena Furlanetto

After watching Parasite, my mother texted: “If it had been and American movie, it would have been much more violent.”1 My thoughts went back to Oldboy, Park Chan-wook’s unmatched 2003 cult, where Choi Min-sik pulls someone’s teeth out with a crowbar, and I thought that was highly suspicious – just as suspicious as my mother thinking that in a film there is margin for more … Continue reading Koreans Do It Better: The Academy honors South Korean cinema in Western clothes, by Elena Furlanetto