- 1h 44min
- Directed by: Spike Lee
- Cast: Josh Brolin, Elizabeth Olsen, Samuel L. Jackson
- UK release: 6 December 2013
Joe Doucett (Brolin) is a degenerate ad executive who's imprisoned in a hotel room for 20 years, during which time his wife is killed and his daughter put in care. Lee's remake of Park Chan-wook's audacious 2003 thriller lacks the urgency and wit of the original, and altogether it's a pale imitation.
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Oldboy4 Dec 2013
Spike Lee's remake of the cult Korean film lacks suspense and wit
As a filmmaker Spike Lee is inconsistent, but successes like Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X and 25th Hour mean he's a director who's always been someone to keep an eye on. However Lee really has his work cut out for him with this remake of Park…
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