After nearly 6 weeks of no movies and netflix on hold, it's great to be in front of the TV again. The first two or three movies back have been excellent--this being no exception:
Freaking LOVE Joon-ho Bong. Thought Mother (Madeo) was outstanding, and enjoyed this even more. A bit grizzly in places but tempered by well-timed humor. HIGHLY recommended.
such an amazing movie.
dunno why i let myself watch this but i just saw Deck the Halls on TV and it was, well...like any other christmas movie...lame! it's just getting old.
Now I hafta put that Memories of Murder film on my to watch list. And I still haven't watched Mother (Tell you children what to be, what to say mhihi:). Bah!
I enjoyed it.
um...well, i finally got my Netflix back up and running and decided to watch this. I'm not totally a fan of it after one viewing. It had some good moments, but some things that bothered me.
1; those dumb things in the beginning that walked all slow. They couldn't think of better?
2; the look of the future is just plain out cheesy and tacky.
3; Chris Tucker's character was annoying. He almost made me stop watching.
some good things
1; Gary Oldman. He is just THAT good. He can turn even a ****ty movie into a good movie just cuz he's in it.
2; Milla is hot!
3; sappy love ending, which i kinda enjoyed. and the story wasn't a total POS.
With the caveat that I haven't seen any earlier Korean films and there are still a lot of great ones I'm sure I still haven't seen, if I had to do a top 5...
1. Memories Of Murder
3. Time (by Kim Ki-Duk)
4. Lady Vengeance
Honorable mention to JSA, My Sassy Girl, Sympathy For Mr Vengeance and A Tale Of Two Sisters.
That's off the top of my head.