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

Posted by
Gary Susman on Dec 2nd, 2013 10:00AM

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 Nov 28th, 2013 11:00AM

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 Nov 26th, 2013 3:00PM

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...

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

Posted by
Drew Taylor on Nov 26th, 2013 12:30PM

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 Nov 25th, 2013 9:00AM

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...

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

Posted by
Jonny Black on Nov 23rd, 2013 12:00PM

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 Nov 22nd, 2013 12:00PM

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 Nov 21st, 2013 11:00AM

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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