Fantasia Festival: The Villainess [2017]

Fantasia Festival: The Villainess [2017]

It has been a long time since we have seen anything quite this good with respect this area of the genre. South Korean action/thriller fans will be satisfied too because while it adopts many of the same characteristics as the previously mentioned films, it retains the South Korean intensity and level of violence that has been missing in recent years.

From the outset, we are treated to a captivatingly stylish mash-up of POV violence as our assassin makes her way down the hallway, in a scene that could’ve been lifted out of Oldboy or The Raid. Fountains of blood piss out of the gangster’s necks, up the walls and over the camera, each one falling victim to our currently faceless woman’s attacks.

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