Chucky is vulgar and ironic, a killer made into doll, and somewhat iconic in the years to come.
But it doesn't traslate into a great horror, and tension is uneven.
Props and make-up are really well done for the time though, ending included.
The parody of Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves is sometimes okay, sometimes funny, sometimes flat. Gags on innuendos, anachronism, self references and fourth wall breaking are not enough.
Mel Brooks seems to forget the fact that the original movie was already very ironic and didn't want to take itself too seriously.
If someone told me Hitchcock was a contemporary and this was his movie shot in Korea, I would have believed him.
Park Chan-wook takes everything he's famous and appreciated for in South Korea and perfectly blends it with his love for Vertigo and Rear Window (with hits of Nouvelle Vague stuff too) to deliver an astonishing film.
The story of a detective who has doubts about the death of a hiker married to a pretty young woman might even seem…