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Film: Thirst

Film: Thirst

Forget Twilight; Park Chan-wook puts the sex and violence back into the vampire movie

Just when you thought vampires had lost their bite, along comes Korean director Park Chan-wook with Thirst. It's a loose adaptation of Emile Zola's Thérèse Raquin in which the adulterous lovers also happen to be drinkers of blood. They suck, they fuck and they kill, and, in the event of a vampire death-match, they would surely make mincemeat out of a toothless teen idol like Edward Cullen. Twilight this is not.

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Sounds pretty good. I loved OLDBOY.

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