Friday, November 2, 2012

WKR: Im Kwon-taek London Retro and More From Busan (10/27-11/02, 2012)

Though it ended almost three weeks ago, the pace of reviews coming in from this year's Busan International Film Festival has yet to let up. Additionally, a comprehensive Im Kwon-taek retrospective is currently taking place in London with Eastern Kicks leading the charge on the review front.


(Variety, October 29, 2012)

(Film Business Asia, October 28, 2012)

(The Hollywood Reporter, October 31, 2012)

(Film Business Asia, October 29, 2012)


A Werewolf Boy

(Abu Dhabi Film Festival, October 29, 2012)

(Film Business Asia, October 28, 2012)


(, November 1, 2012)

(Japan Cinema, November 1, 2012)

(Asian Movie Web, October 30, 2012)

(YAM Mag, October 29, 2012)

(Variety, November 2, 2012)

(Wildgrounds, November 2, 2012)

(Film Business Asia, October 30, 2012)

(, November 2, 2012)

(Meniscus Mag, November 1, 2012)


(Korean Grindhouse, October 28, 2012)

(Seen in Jeonju, October 28, 2012)

Mandala, 1981
(Eastern Kicks, October 29, 2012)

(Init_Scenes, November 2, 2012)

(Mini Mini Movie, October 27, 2012)

The Recipe, 2010
(KOFFIA Blog, October 29, 2012)

The Surrogate Woman, 1987

(Eastern Kicks, Novermber 1, 2012)

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