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Box Office: Did 'Oldboy' Even Have a Chance?

Posted by
Gary Susman on December 2, 2013

FilmDistrict On paper, "Oldboy" could have been a hit -- a remake of a celebrated South Korean thriller by one of America's most talented filmmakers, Spike Lee, and starring an actor who specializes...

5 Remakes You Didn't Know Were Based on Asian Movies

Posted by
Drew Taylor on November 28, 2013

Everett This week's "Oldboy" is being marketed as a lot of things -- a bold, stylistic new thriller, the latest masterpiece from American auteur Spike Lee, a broody Josh Brolin movie -- but none of ...

'Oldboy' Review: 10 Things to Know About Spike Lee's Remake

Posted by
Drew Taylor on November 26, 2013

Film District Ten years ago, a movie called "Oldboy" was released in South Korea and quickly turned on the whispery allure of a forbidden cult classic. Based on a Japanese comic book and expertly di...

Elizabeth Olsen Loves Shocking People With 'Oldboy,' Can't Wait to Play 'Messed Up' Scarlet Witch

Posted by
Drew Taylor on November 26, 2013

Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for Dior For the uninitiated, Spike Lee's new remake of "Oldboy" will be an eye-opener. Based on an operatic, hyper-bleak South Korean thriller of the same name (and both,...

Josh Brolin's 'Oldboy' Role Is 'the Weirdest' He's Ever Played (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted by
Sharon Knolle on November 25, 2013

Getty Josh Brolin puts on an almost one-man show in "Oldboy," the re-imagining of the 2003 Korean cult film of the same name, which opens Wednesday, November 27. He plays an alcoholic ad exec who i...

Better Than the Original? 9 Amazing American Remakes of Foreign Movies (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Jonny Black on November 23, 2013

Film District When Spike Lee's American reboot of "Oldboy" hits theaters Wednesday, November 27, the battle of the Oldboys -- old vs. new -- will be on. Chan-wook Park's original "Oldboy" (2003) ...

'Oldboy' Soundtrack: Listen to Three Full-Length Tracks (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on November 22, 2013

Film District Spike Lee's "Oldboy," which opens next week, features Josh Brolin as a character who is mysteriously imprisoned and, 20 years later, just-as-mysteriously released. It's then that he's ...

This New 'Oldboy' Hammer Art Is Smashing (EXCLUSIVE)

Posted by
Drew Taylor on November 21, 2013

Film District Even if you've never seen Park Chan-Wook's original "Oldboy," you've probably heard about a sequence that's whispered about in film school dorms and discussed endlessly through online ...

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