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10 best Korean horror flicks

Have you seen the one about the monster made of toxic chemicals who emerges from the river to attack Seoul?

Known as "K-horror" by many film fans and often referred to as part of the "Korean wave," the Korean horror genre has exploded in recent years.

Screen Junkies published a list of the 10 best Korean horror movies — thanks to the Marmot's Hole, a blog covering the Koreas, for pointing out this gem.

Films on the list range from a Korean adaptation of the classic fairytale "Hansel and Gretel" to one about a journalist who receives strange, threatening phone calls after she publishes a series of articles on child porno — ack! Hang on, phone's ringing ...