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I am a huge fan of Asian movies. Anybody else? If you want to watch some, you should start with these. My personal favorites.

Old Boy
Audition
Lady Vengeance
Ip Man
Iron Monkey
The Good, the bad, and the weird
Cut
Machine Girl (Lol movie)
Gozu
Ichi the Killer
The Red Shoes
Shutter
Sick Nurses
Thirst
Tokyo gore Police (Also Lol)

I hope I didn't forget any. Please recommend some of your own movies. Or we can discuss any of these movies you may have seen. :D
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I watch a lot of Asian movies. Today I can say that the Korean cinema industry is my fav.

Overall → Old boy.
Korea → Old Boy.
Japan → Shinobi.
Hong Kong → Green snake/Infernal affairs.
Mainland China → Curse of the golden flower/Red lantern
Taiwan → Au revoir Taipei.
These are my fav movies by nation, but others I liked are:
-The costumer is always right
-Exiled
-Lady vendetta
-Mr vendetta
-Truck
-Inhyeongsa
-Red lantern
-Two sisters
-Invitation only
-Cello
-Re-cycle
-Always sunset on 3rd street
-My tutor friend (the first one)
-G@me
-Portrait of a beuty
-Bip-jin
-Castaway on the moon

Surely I'm forgetting something important, maybe I'll refresh thil list sometime.
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Ohh, i forgot about Curse of the Golden Flower. Very good movie. Korea also produces my favorite movies.
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About Oldboy: Thats kind of the point KKW2. I think the point of a movie is to get you to feel something. If you felt sick, then the movie did its job. I did too. All I could think was "Oh, thats effed up.. :( )

Lady Vengeance: Was such a beautiful film. I had to love it.

Chan-Wook Park really is my favorite director. All his movies I have loved. (thirst and Cut too) I haven't got to watch Mr. Vengeance yet. Haven't found it yet. Though I'm sure it is awesome.
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Morder.7 wrote:About Oldboy: Thats kind of the point KKW2. I think the point of a movie is to get you to feel something. If you felt sick, then the movie did its job. I did too. All I could think was "Oh, thats effed up.. :( )


LOLOL, Asian cinema loves to do that shit to you :jumprope:
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Hmm, favorite Asian movies have to include Parasite Eve: Love how it serves as a prequel to the game too, as well as almost being true to the book, minus some stuff though and no I never read it, but I read up on it on Wikipedia.

The Eye was also good and I'm not talking about the Jessica Alba one, lol. It was kind of creepy, but I loved how the storyline played itself out.

The Curse of the Golden Flower was beautifully awesome, even though I missed the beginning, but I picked up the story quickly. And yes, KKW, Gong Li is beautiful ;)

I probably watched more, but that's all I could think of right now. =/
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KKW2 wrote:Doesn't mean the movie did its job doesn't mean I think it's good.

Lady Vengeance...blah...it had so much potential but it was just...no.

I like Chan-Wook Park too. I really want to see Thirst! Have you seen JSA: Joint Security Area? He directed that too, and that is my favorite Korean movie.


AWWW YEAHHZZZ you know it! <3



Ugh, tell me about it. Anyone see Visitor Q? Total WTF movie.


No I haven't. It's real good? Thirst was great. Real sick, and brutal. But very human.

And you should have said "Ugh, tell me about it. Anyone see ANY TAKASHI MIIKE movie?! Total WTF guy."
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Oh jeez. And I thought those two movies were beyond effed up. Ever seen Gozu? Like WTF.
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Dudee that scene in auditon with the vomit. Omg, I almost threw up myself. :/
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LOL why? That movie was so good.
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KKW2 wrote:Il Mare

Damn...did I miss a Korean movie with an Italian title!!! I have to recover it.


Audition, I really enjoyed it!!! Great movie.
About Gozu, that's the weirdest movie I've ever seen. My face, after I saw it, was like this → O__o . I'm wondering about how Takashi Miike's brain was working when he wrote that movie. Always talking about Miike, did anyone of you see Izo? I did...one of the ugliest movie (if not the ugliest) I've ever seen -.- .
Another movie that I didn't like and you're talking about is Thirst...unconvincing and boring.

About Old Boy I agree with Morder.7. With Luc Besson's Léon, it's the movie that involved me the most. The final twist is unforgettable.
I remembered other movies I like:
-Living dead (Kr)
-Battle royal (Jp)
-Red shoes (Kr)
-Shanghai triad (Cn)
-Noroi (Jp)
-Miao miao (Tw)
-Blue gate crossing (Tw)
-Voice of murderer (Kr)
-Beyond our Ken (HK)
-I saw the devil (Kr)
-Hear me (Tw)
-Surely I'm still forgetting many more

P.S. Gong Li is the Goddess of love ;) .
P.P.S. Some LOL movies? Grotesque, Cruel restaurant, Machine girl...ihihihih.
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