Bluebeard

Bluebeard (Haebing) (2017)

Transcript of my introduction to the teaser screening of Bluebeard for the Korean Film Festival, 10 July, 2017 Lee Soo-yoon’s Bluebeard takes its place amongst a recent spate of Korean serial killer films, including Bong Joon-ho’s Memories of Murder (2004), Na Hong-jin’s The Chaser (2008) and Kim Jee-woon’s I Saw The Devil (2010). Nearly fifteen years after the…

Chills

Chills And Thrills: Korean Film Nights 2017

Each year the London Korean Cultural Centre holds several mini-seasons of films – and this year’s first mini-season, Chills and Thrills, will be devoted to contemporary horror, Korean style. Everyone has heard of J-horror, but its Korean equivalent, K-horror, has certainly kept pace, while developing its own distinctive voice and character. Long before Hideo Nakata’s…