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The Yellow Sea (Hwanghae) Reviews

March 21, 2013
...does boast its fair share of gripping moments.
December 1, 2011
A breakneck mix of bone-crunching freneticism and bloody close-quarters knife-fighting with a strand of romantic melancholy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
December 1, 2011
A rush of a movie from South Korea that slips and slides from horror to humor on rivers of blood and offers the haunting image of a man, primitive incarnate, beating other men with an enormous, gnawed-over meat bone.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
November 29, 2011
The Yellow Sea is far less interested in character than in choreographing pursuit scenes spiced with Asia Extreme levels of violence.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 29, 2011
Writer-director Na Hong-Jin achieves a vibe of urban desolation right off the bat, and deepens the mayhem with acutely observed and charged details about illegal-immigrant life.
October 18, 2011
A listless succession of brutal, consequence-free stabbings encase a pair of lengthy chase set pieces, both technically adept, both utterly ridiculous.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5