Always the bride’s maid, never the bride? Such is the fate of numerous men (and occasionally ladies) in Korean drama series. Countless kind-hearted, exceedingly handsome bachelors fall victim to the love triangle, forever relegated to melancholic longing for the one true love who instead chose the broken bad boy. Why is this Kdrama trope so […]Read more "Kdrama: The Love Triangle"
Park Chan-wook’s extreme style knows no bounds. From auditory sycopathy to masterful mood manipulation, his 2002 film Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance shows that even heinous violence can be truly introspective and eerily beautiful.Read more "Master of Mise-en-Scène"