the style doesn't compensate for a lack of substance
| Original Score: 2.5/5
While it's refreshing to see a war film veer into the supernatural so quietly, R-Point lacks the much-needed dramatic tension to get us through its slow-moving 110 minutes.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
A mediocre genre film that fails in both genres.
| Original Score: 2/4
By the time the grand finale rolls around, you're more baffled than terrified.
| Original Score: 3/5
serves as a thoroughgoing allegory of the fears, suicides, inhumanity, rage and murder doomed to repeat themselves in any and every conflict, and to haunt generations to come.
[A] subtle and sneakily unsettling film that builds slowly to its unique idea of what constitutes scary.
One of the best of a sub-genre I'm going to christen 'warror': war horror films.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
If you've been worn down a bit by all of the J-horror movies having to do with spooky ladies in blue makeup, this will serve as a refreshing change of pace.
A fresh spin on the Korean horror genre after a summer which saw the usual haunted-schoolgirl template reach burnout.