Rapid Reviews | ‘The Handmaiden’

The filmmaker some of the most disturbing movies in motion picture history is back, with a costume drama? About whether or not an heiress gets married, and her relationship to the handmaiden? Has the director of Oldboy and Stoker gone soft on us or is there something more sinister going on in The Handmaiden, the latest film from Park Chan-wook?

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William Bibbiani (everyone calls him ‘Bibbs’) is Crave’s film content editor and critic. You can hear him every week on The B-Movies Podcast and Canceled Too Soon, and watch him on the weekly YouTube series Most CravedRapid Reviews and What the Flick. Follow his rantings on Twitter at @WilliamBibbiani.

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