Telmisseomding (Tell Me Something)
Telmisseomding (Tell Me Something) (1999)

This film opens with a young man arriving at an apartment and ending up on a concrete slab getting slowly dismembered with a scalpel by an unseen killer. That unfortunate soul, along with a number of other hapless victims, turns up in a… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: November 13, 1999
DVD Release Date: June 18, 2002
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Critic Score: 42% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

A complicated and stylish Korean thriller that will make viewers' skin crawl.

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Village Voice

Stylish, sullen, and a little predictable, Tell Me Something is the match of any American film in its quasi-genre.

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Jason Gorber
Film Scouts

A stylish serial killer film, there nonetheless was too much talk and not enough madness.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

For all its style and assurance, Tell Me Something is not ultimately original enough to sustain its many horrific images, however brief they may be.

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Jonathan Foreman
New York Post

So bedeviled by plot holes and violations of common sense that by the time you get to the climax, you've ceased to buy the whole story line.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The Grand Guignol effects seemed more grim than convincing.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Mainly demonstrates that Asian filmmakers are just as adept as Americans at producing genre exercises.

A.O. Scott
New York Times

Though it comes from halfway across the world, the movie, directed by Chang Youn-hyun, shows a desultory mastery of Hollywood clichés.

Joshua Tanzer

Has strong characters and a gruesomely intriguing plot but doesn't wrap up its central mystery convincingly.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Lee ?
Grisly Korean serial killer thriller. It's a little bit overlong, has a few plot holes and the twist ending isn't quite as surprising as it tried to… More
Stephen M
With a multiple vehicle pile-up, a relish for grisly detail and a soundtrack reliant on cherry-picked, westernised popular music, this slick, South Korean… More
Lady D'arbanville
This film heavily relies on shockability, blood and gore, without it the investigations would not have been as interesting and this film would not be popular,… More
alan jay
moody, a bit slow, nonetheless interesting whodunit..a bit gory..main problem I have with it is that the lead detective does not have much personality that… More
Luke Baldock
An all round good attempt at a serial killer thriller. It just can't stand up against the heavyweights in the category and results in a a bit of a mess.… More
Christopher Brown
Very good psychological thriller that was far gorier than I expected. Another film with good performances and a story that deserves repeat viewings (or surfing… More