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Welcome to another installment of our monthly feature in which a rotating cast of film critics hold forth on the highs and lows of month of moviegoing. The Wailing With some reflection, I've come to more fully appreciate the jagged shape and structure of Korean director Na Hong-jin's tragicomic horror movie. It shifts wildly in tone over the course of its two-and-half-hours, very much tailored to a lead character, a rural village policeman played...
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The Wailing

The Wailing Directed by Na Hong-jin Opens June 3 The devil is in the details, but the tragedy of Korean director Na Hong-jin's The Wailing is that no one can identify the lord of the underworld until it's too late. Damnation follows its own timetable. And so does this atmospheric-to-a-fault horror feature, which runs a shade over two-and-a-half hours—justifiably so, for the most part. The setting is a rural Korean village, though the production filmed in numerous locations...