SPIKE LEE'S OLDBOY

Spike Lee's Oldboy
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SPIKE LEE'S OLDBOY



Written by Robert Foster
09 Tuesday 09th July 2013

Spike Lee is going to remake Park Chan-wook's classic. When it came out in 2003, having been shot in Korean, it had a select audience of people who were willing to put up with subtitles in order to get to a bit o' the old ultraviolence. What sort of select audience? Let's put it this way, if you owned a leather duster coat and had no girlfriend but a sizable collection of ninja stars, this was probably your favourite film. Spike Lee's remake doesn't promise to be better, but it definitely promises to be more 'English language-y'. All that's kicking around so far is the poster, but here's Spike Lee talking about it:

And here's the trailer for the old one:

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