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'Stoker' Trailer: Nicole Kidman Freakishly Channels 'Mommie Dearest'

by Sean O'Connell September 26, 2012 @ 2:56 PM
Fox Searchlight
Nicole Kidman’s ‘Stoker’ character won’t win any Mother of the Year awards -- as was apparent with the first footage of the film -- but Park Chan-wook’s suspenseful thriller could score some genre trophies if it plays its cards right.

Watch the First Footage from Park Chan-Wook's 'Stoker'

by Eric Walkuski September 20, 2012 @ 7:30 PM
YouTube, The Film Stage
Cinephiles everywhere have been hungrily anticipating 'Stoker', the first English-language production by acclaimed Korean director Park Chan-Wook ('Oldboy', 'Sympathy for Lady Vengeance'). With a visionary director at the helm, and a cast that includes Nicole Kidman, Mia Wasikowska and Matthew Goode, 'Stoker' is easily one of the must-see films in the first quarter of next year, and today brings us our very first look at the thriller.

Park Chan-wook to Direct 'The Brigands of Rattleborge'

by Damon Houx August 29, 2012 @ 7:00 PM
Focus Features
Often when a director makes a big international splash they're invited to America to make movies. Sometimes they stay (Wolfgang Petersen, or to get old-timey Fritz Lang), and sometimes they make one film and head right back (Wong Kar-Wai with 'My Blueberry Nights'). It appears that Park Chan-Wook, the man behind the original 'Oldboy,' will make a second English language film.

Park Chan-Wook's 'Stoker' - Starring Nicole Kidman- Gets a Release Date

by Damon Houx July 17, 2012 @ 8:45 PM
Getty Images
Park Chan-wook wowed audiences the world over with his 'Oldboy.' The film was so good it came in second at Cannes that year, and it's about to be remade by Spike Lee. With success like that, you're often given a chance to come to America, and Park took it. And his English-Language debut 'Stoker' is set for release March 1, 2013.

Park Chan-wook Says 'The Ax' is His Next Film

by Damon Houx April 17, 2012 @ 9:56 PM
Focus Features
When you direct films like 'Oldboy,' you get the world's attention - and in Park Chan-wook's case win best director at Cannes - and so your best known film is set to be remade (by Spike Lee), and you get imported to America to direct a film - in his case 'Stoker,' starring Nicole Kidman and Matthew Goode. Though it's unclear if he will continue to work stateside, Chan-wook says his next film is 'The Ax.'