Movies With Extra Bite

The other day, I watched Gwoemul, or The Host (though that name doesn't conjure up the right image at all), a 2006 South Korean film.  Normally I don't like horror movies; however, this wasn't really what I'd call horror at all.  Rather, it's a modern version of a good, old-fashioned monster movie. In the grand tradition of classic science fiction, the monster is not the sole focus; there's biting social and political commentary that lingers after the movie is over.    It got me thinking … [Read more...]