Vanguard Mascot Battle Contender #3

Pew! Pew! Pew! Splosions! Wonder! It’s that time again. The time when the most coveted award in all of TIFF is up for the taking. We are talking about, of course, Vanguard Mascot Battle, in which several people, insects, animals and even inanimate objects compete for the coveted title of Official Vanguard Blog Mascot. Our […]

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COLLECTIVE INVENTION: The Weirder Side of Korean Cinema

Looking toward the future of Korean Film South Korean cinema has gotten a lot of international attention in the last fifteen years, but it’s mostly for the tough, realistically grounded, often brutal and harrowing films like Park Chan-wook’s Vengeance Trilogy (Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002); Oldboy (2003); Sympathy for Lady Vengeance (2005)), Kim Jee-woon’s I […]

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