Posts Tagged ‘I Saw The Devil’

This Week in Repertory Film: Ironclad, Metropolis, Death in Venice

Thursday: Ironclad at the U.S. Navy Memorial
John Adams, Harvey Pekar, Kenny "Pig Vomit" Rushton—Paul Giamatti is a schlub for all seasons. Giamatti features as King John of England in the decidedly un-Shakespearean Ironclad, a heavy-metal take on the First Barons' War which erupted in 1215 after John refused to sign the Magna Carta. Writer and [...]

Torturing the Audience? An Interview With Kim Ji-woon

You may not know his name, but South Korean director Kim Ji-woon has left a lasting mark on Asian cinema. I Saw the Devil is his eighth movie, and it's certainly not his first to gain the attention of a worldwide audience. In 2008, his off-kilter homage to Sergio Leone, The Good, The Bad, and [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Punk and Go-Go In Eckington, Reading Imagining Madoff, The Strokes

Sadie Dingfelder leads this week's arts section with her feature "A Tale of Two Warehouses," about an Eckington punk space that police shut down after 10 months—and an Eckington go-go venue that they shut down before it held a single show. Ted Scheinman breaks down the differences between the original script of Imagining Madoff and [...]