23 January 2013 11:22 AM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

There is no greater time to kick this article into life for 2013 than with the release of the year’s first English language debut from a Korean director. That director is Kim Jee Woon and that film in question is the Last Stand, his English language debut and even more inexplicably Arnie’s return to action cinema (ignore the inert expendables 2). As part of our look at Kim Jee Woon, we shall be breaking his catalogue into three parts. This is the first part in which I will be covering his two breakout films, action thriller a bittersweet life, and the vastly superior (to its genre kin) a tale of two sisters. After that, it’s the stabby violence of I saw a devil and the western cool of the good, the bad and the weird. After which we close out with the quiet family (later ‘remade’ by Takashi Miike »

- Rob Simpson

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