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See the VENGEANCE TRILOGY Sunday at Northwest Film Forum

The Oscars are this Sunday, but not all film fans feel the need to stay glued to TVs & Twitter feeds for the show. If you're among those who aren't Red Carpet crazy, we suggest you spend the evening at Northwest Film Forum for a marathon screening of Chan-Wook Park's thrilling tales of revenge known collectively as the VENGEANCE TRILOGY. Here's a brief rundown from the NWFF site:

"Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance, Oldboy, and Lady Vengeance share Park's distinctive auteurist touch, identifiable by a unique blend of ironic humor and blood-curdling horror. Comic book stories with elements of classical tragedy, the films feature morally ambiguous but fascinating protagonists who discover the true nature of evil."

There's more information over on the NWFF blog Hot Splice. Each movie will be presented in actual 35mm film. Though they are called a trilogy, the films stand on their own so don't fret if you can't make the whole thing (but we heartily recommend seeing them back-to-back if you want to make a night of it). Unlike the epic Oscar broadcast, these movies are guaranteed to entertain. The trilogy kicks off at 4pm with SYMPATHY FOR MR. VENGEANCE then OLD BOY at 6:30... ...and at 9pm, LADY VENGEANCE WARNING: This is a RED BAND trailer and may not be suitable for all audiences If you miss any of them or can't wait to watch them again, the DVDs are currently in our Best of the Decade section. We'll also have the entire VENGEANCE TRILOGY ON SALE for the first time together on DVD next week (stay tuned for details). And if these films are your first exposure to Park's work, visit his director's section here in the store for further viewing. Start with Joint Security Area...