The year of 2016 brought the world some brilliant Korean cinema that was daring, inspiring, and bold. Not only did film make a splash in Korean, but it traversed across oceans to reach welcoming audiences. From December 16 to December 23 you can vote for your favorite film of the year. Results will be revealed during the last week of 2016!
Here is a look at the impressive nominees:
"The Wailing" for being an impressive supernatural thriller with great direction, great production values, and an underlying sociopolitical allegory.
"Derailed" for realistically but cruelly depicting the circumstances in the streets of the megalopolis, an environment where "being nice means being stupid", and for the shocking ending.
"Asura: The City of Madness" for being the best crime thriller of the last years, featuring great direction, script, acting, and production values, particularly with cinematography.
"The Handmaiden" for being a true audiovisual spectacle and for its direction and acting.
UPDATE: All voting categories have an extension. You get one more week for voting because you guys are so awesome and active!
Cast your vote now!
Don’t forget to vote for your favorites in each category:
Written by: Lisa Espinosa AKA Raine from 'Raine's Dichotomy'
Also by: Panos Kotzathanasis
Panos Kotzathanasis is a film critic and reviewer specialising in East Asian Cinema. He is the founder of Asian Film Vault, administrator of Asian Movie Pulse and also writes for Taste of Cinema, Eastern Kicks, China Policy Institute and Filmboy. You can follow him on Twitter and Facebook. Panos Kotzathanasis can be contacted via email@example.com.
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