The more foreign films that I see with subtitles or dubbing the less I understand why American remakes need to be made when the foreign version is often better. This is especially better than that dreary misfire of a remake by Spike Lee in 2013. This one maintains the humor as well as the dark subject matter in perfect mix. South Korean thrillers are so good.
Alright, here we go down the rabbit hole.
I kept seeing really bad reviews of this from people I follow on here, so I figured I'd check it out myself. As I am often prone to do while watching a film I found myself googling it to see other reactions. It was cause of this I found out this is based on a novella by Nathan Ballingrud called The Visible Filth. The novella plays with the same narrative choices of…