Tag: Bong Joon Ho

Bae Doo-na, Byun Hee-bong and Song Kang-ho in The Host

The Host

  In Memories of Murder, the South Korean director Bong Joon-ho made an interesting point about the police procedural – that no matter how “tortured” the cop/protagonist, no matter how broken his background, how fractured his family life, how severe his problem with drink, he always remains a hero. Not

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John Hurt, Chris Evans and Jamie Bell in Snowpiercer

Snowpiercer

  That sound? The plane taking off from LAX taking a great Asian director back home, sobbing with disappointment. It happened to John Woo, who did at least manage to crank out Face/Off, but his sad run of Hollywood films include Windtalkers, Mission: Impossible II and Hard Target. To the

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