Twitch reviews Mother, the latest from Bong Joon-Ho (The Host, Memories of Murder):
I’m generally not one to be taken aback by single scenes, particularly when it comes to storytellers as diabolically talented as Bong Joon-Ho. But, and I wouldn’t worry about spoilers, one particular moment from a so-called “minor” work of his known as [Mother] might just be amongst the most beautiful and placidly terrifying moments in all of modern Korean cinema. It turns out that Bong waited no less than five years to shoot said scene, jotted as number two on the notebook he so lovingly conserved in between escapades along the Han River and curious, solitary trips to Tokyo. On the top of that page was just a name. Hers and no one else’s. Kim Hye-Ja.