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Groovers & Mobsters Present: 복수 삼부작 (The Vengeance Trilogy)

Posted in Cameos for Other Sites, Groovers & Mobsters Present, Guest Bloggers, Ongoing Lists with tags , , , , , on July 24, 2010 by Kaiderman
Welcome to a special edition of Groovers & Mobsters Present. The saying “revenge is a dish best served cold” has probably been around since the nineteenth century. A variation appeared in the classic comedy Kind Hearts and Coronets, it was popularised in the novel/film The Godfather and in Kill Bill Quentin Tarantino told us it is an old Klingon proverb. Park Chan-wook has his own ideas on vengeance and revenge: 
 
복수는 나의 것 – Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002)

By Kai from THE LIST:

What can I say? ANDY over there at the FANDANGO GROOVERS MOVIE BLOG must really like me cause he’s asked me back on to his ongoing genre study to discuss REVENGE FILMS. Today, we’ve narrowed it down even further to focus on Park Chan-Wook’s Revenge Trilogy which I recently picked as #4 of my Top 5 all time trilogies when I guest hosted the Matineecast (which you can hear by clicking here). This trilogy is not an ongoing story told over 3 films… rather it is 3 seperate tales of revenge as told by one visionary director. I have been tasked with talking about the first of the 3: Continue reading