Don’t F with the Original: Oldboy

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© Copyright Tartan Films

Spike Lee’s remake of Oldboy (2003) is out in theatres, so Nick and Dimitri rant about the original Korean adaptation by director Park Chan Wook. Spoiler alert: they really, really hate it. Come back next time as we discuss The Lord of the Rings (1978).

  • 00:00     Introduction
  • 00:39     Oldboy (2003)
  • 13:53     Spoilers for Oldboy
  • 24:41     A Digression about Spike Lee
  • 26:49     Our Expectations for the 2013 Remake
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