"Oldboy" is a provocative, visceral thriller that follows the story of an advertising executive (Josh Brolin) who is abruptly kidnapped and held hostage for 20 years in solitary confinement. When he is inexplicably released, he embarks on an obsessive mission to discover who orchestrated his bizarre and torturous punishment only to find he is still trapped in a web of conspiracy and torment.
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HitFix Reviews and Ratings
C-The original 'Oldboy' is a supercharged fever dream of a film, and Spike Lee's remake never manages to make any impression as anything but a pale imitation of the original. Our review explores just what went wrong.