Movie top 10

Darcy at Koreanfilm.org has compiled his top 10 list for the year with a surprising amount of low budget independents. Via @KoreanFilmBiz

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Bedevilled tops Tom G’s top 10 K-films of 2010

by Philip Gowman 29 December 2010
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Tom Giammarco’s picks for the Best Korean Films of 2010: http://ow.ly/3uAiC (including one at #4.5 and five sharing 10th place: 1. Bedevilled 2. Poetry 3. I saw the Devil 4. Moss 4.5. Harmony 5. 71 into the fire 6. Cyrano Agency 7. Metamorphasis 8. Secret Reunion 9. Housemaid 10. Unjust, Midnight FM, Man From Nowhere, […]

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Top K-films of the decade: an update

by Philip Gowman 23 December 2010
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This article is an update of a previous list which is available here. The previous article has further commentary. And LKL’s own personal list is here. I always enjoy lists of people’s favourite films, books and CDs. You might not agree with everything they say, but the list will usually make you pick up something […]

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Korea’s top films and directors of the decade: the definitive list?

by Philip Gowman 5 September 2010
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Over the course of this year various people have published their list of top 10 Korean films of the last decade. Here at LKL, we’ve collected those lists, analysed them and come up with a poll of polls – if you like, the definitive list: at least, that is, until another critic weighs in with […]

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Koreanfilm.org’s films of the decade and ROK Drop’s top Korean War films

by Philip Gowman 28 August 2010
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Koreanfilm.org releases its top ten films of the decade, 2000-2009, six times over. Plenty of food for thought. http://bit.ly/8XL6jz #. And ROK Drop suggests the 10 Best All-Time Korean War Movies. Michael Caine's debut A Hill in Korea squeaks in at #10 http://bit.ly/byaTSF #

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LKL’s top 10 K-films of the noughties

by Philip Gowman 26 January 2010
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Mark Russell led the way with his fascinating list of films of the decade – in which the biggest shock was that there was no Park Chan-wook. GI Korea also has a list, which redresses the balance somewhat. So here is mine. Over the years I’ve been reasonably diligent in giving marks out of 10 […]

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Mark Russell’s top 10 Korean films of the Noughties

by Philip Gowman 9 January 2010
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Mark Russell presents his top 10 films of the noughties http://bit.ly/8qSrnH. I think I agree with #1. How many do you agree with? Kay: I agree with number one but have only seen 2 others from the list so i can’t say >_< Aashish: Thank god Take Care Of My Cat got some well deserved […]

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