In which an aspiring actor character in a Korean movie plays out a monologue from Old Boy in the same way that an aspiring actor in an American movie would do Taxi Driver.
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Inspired by Tom Ley at Deadspin: All the telling details/Easter Eggs/foreshadowing/breadcrumbs/references I could find (or make up), via Deadspin, Reddit, IMDB, and other reviews/my overheated brain. In no order; feel free to add your own.
- The film inverts two horror tropes: the Final Girl and the Black Guy Dies First
- Chris is '3-4 moves ahead' of Jeremy in their second, letter-opener, fight
- The awkward chit-chat of the party scene between Chris and the family friends is all…