The idea that a human could become a kind of "zombie whisperer" is one of the bright new touches that "Wyrmwood" brings to a familiar scenario.
Busan Film Festival
A disturbing yet compassionate drama centered around the tightly coiled psyches of three uniquely tormented individuals.
A gripping psychological drama set in the seediest quarters of Mumbai, the pic cleverly weaves fantasy and reality so that neither can be taken at face value.
Absorbing even at its most impenetrable, "The Fatal Encounter" is a splendidly crafted, sumptuously photographed costume drama-actioner
A gently barbed, sentimentally played social satire whose familiar tale of overcoming bigotry, pettiness and greed could work in just about any insular small-town context.
Zombies are domesticated as house pets and servants in Sabu's self-consciously grungy homage to classic silent horror-thrillers.
This stately but not overwrought Korean production is an elegant vehicle for its strong cast.
Despite its crude scripting, this superbly paced and shot South Korean thriller from writer-director Huh Jung cunningly manipulates our primal fears.
Slow-moving, digressive and implausible, Kim Dong-hyun's eight-course family melodrama has too many trimmings and no real main course.
Stormy weather aside, a strong year for Korean filmmaking and an impressive number of discoveries distinguished the 18th annual Busan fest.