Shogun Assassin

REVIEW: ‘Shogun Assassin’ (1980)

This is the first entry in Film Misery's Movie Marathon of the Lone Wolf and Cub series.  See the full list here. Watching Shogun Assassin is like watching one of Quentin Tarantino’s wet dreams.  If you put Kill Bill under…

KOREAN WAVE MARATHON: ‘Shiri’ (1999)

Kang Je-gyu’s Shiri is widely thought of as South Korea’s big break both in domestic and international movie markets, effectively leading the way for Korean Cinema as we know it today. It’s remarkable though, if…

Film Misery Movie Marathon – Korean Wave Cinema

[caption id="attachment_20793" align="aligncenter" width="540"] 'Mother,' by Bong Joon-ho[/caption] Movie buffs and critics have spent more than a decade praising the electrifying and idiosyncratic output from the numerous contemporary filmmakers working in South Korea. An argument…