The Chaser (Chugyeogja) Reviews

November 4, 2018
With its erratic pacing and sadistic hero, what starts as an intriguing procedural quickly descends into a tenuous game of cat-and-mouse that is buoyed up by frequent gut-churning violence.
December 31, 2009
A gritty, stylish crime thriller that's initially suspenseful and compelling, but eventually becomes pedestrian, unsurprising, preposterous and even somewhat tedious.
December 30, 2009
The pessimism of Na's slick debut rings false.
May 2, 2009
An impotent thriller about an insane serial killer, incompetent cops and an irritating overweight sweaty pimp.
September 19, 2008
It's atmospheric but derivative, and I didn't find the denouement's Christian imagery convincing.
September 19, 2008
This playfulness, however, backfires massively in the second half when coincidence and unforeseen consequence conspire uneasily with bloody, messy results.