Train to Busan (Busanhaeng) Reviews

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March 29, 2018
The director Yeon Sang-ho shows an impeccable sense of narrative rhythm and makes efficient use of space... [Full review in Spanish]
December 29, 2017
There is a direct reference to Snowpiercer (Bong Joon-ho, 2013), a film that besides being South Korean and set on a train, also presents that class difference, although in a much more acute way. [Full review in Spanish]
December 28, 2017
Hurtling along at breakneck speed, Yeon Sang-ho's Train to Busan tears up the screen like any ravenous zombie horde would human flesh.
November 6, 2017
Resorting to mostly practical effects helps maintain a degree of realism that serves the movie well and yet, the inevitable violence isn't nauseating.
August 15, 2017
Romping, chomping zombie films have been set in almost every corner of the globe, but this newest iteration takes place in Korea, and provides new nuances to be explored.
May 10, 2017
This top-drawer zombie-apocalypse thriller generated major buzz at Cannes in 2016.
April 12, 2017
The greatness of a fantastic film is measured in its capacity of delirium and Yeon achieves it in the climatic actions. [Full review in Spanish]
January 24, 2017
A film that has a protagonist with a conventional dramatic arc, but everything that surrounds this predictable characterization is pure imaginative fire, served with devilish dominion of the filmic space. [Full review in Spanish]
January 24, 2017
Train to Busan is undoubtedly a remarkable thriller and a well-assembled film, regardless of whether it works for it to narrate from drama or include political subtexts. [Full review in Spanish]
January 23, 2017
The very definition of a mondo midnight movie!
January 19, 2017
Often it's the simplest ideas that are the most ingenious. Get this one: zombies... on a train. That's it. Ingenious. And, amazingly, the South Korean film 'Train to Busan' gets just about everything right with this scenario.
January 18, 2017
This is viral horror with an organic purity and a cinematic distinction to it, and in its own bloody, diseased way, it's a thing of beauty.
January 16, 2017
Yeon Sang-ho's Train to Busan may not take the zombie subgenre in any new directions, but it still manages to deliver an engaging, tense, and often thrilling experience that fans are sure to get a kick out of.
January 10, 2017
An entertaining film for the lovers of the cinema of this genre and a lesson of staging where neither the vertigo nor the visual effects conspire against the understanding and effectiveness of the plot. [Full review in Spanish]
January 8, 2017
There's little about the feature that follows that's unexpected... but there's also little that fails to infect viewers with tension-riddled enthusiasm either.
January 6, 2017
Director Yeon Sang-ho makes smart use of the cramped quarters, and while it's true that his zombies' abilities tend to vary according to the requirements of the moment, it's easy to overlook amid the onslaught of action and emotion.
January 5, 2017
A film that is presented as a hyperrealistic comic that plays with all the clichés of the subgenre, to subvert and reinvent it. [Full review in Spanish]
January 4, 2017
A film as horizontal and direct as the high-speed train in which it takes place. [Full review in Spanish]
January 4, 2017
An emotional trip full of death, and that in some moments it becomes sentimental, something very normal in the Korean cinema. [Full review in Spanish]
January 3, 2017
I don't think 'Train to Busan' is a new top work for zombie movies, but it's a good movie with some great scenes. [Full review in Spanish]
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