Ep. 04-09: Train to Busan (2016)

A father (Gong-Yoo), and his daughter (Soo-An Kim), are boarding the KTX, a high-speed train, that will take them from Seoul to Busan. During their journey, the apocalypse begins, and most of the earth’s population becomes flesh-craving zombies. While the KTX is shooting towards Busan, the passenger’s fight for their families and lives against the zombies… and each other.

Episode 9 Train to Busan

Welcome to another foreign-film edition of Johnny Has the Keys and our return to the ever-growing popular sub-genre of the zombie apocalypse. Train to Busan (2016) delivers exactly what you’d expect—a fast-paced thrill-ride filled with exciting, and often inventive, zombie horror. Join us as we discuss its origins, and the fantastic cast, script, and director. Listen as Johnny Has the Keys boards an express railway to hell, where every car holds a new surprise, and zombies may not be your only enemy.

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Ep. 03-32: The Host (2006)

American military personnel dumps chemicals into South Korea’s Han River. Several years later, an enormous creature emerges from the tainted waters to dine on the local residents. When the creature abducts a young girl (Ah-sung Ko), her father (Song Kang-ho) and his family are the only ones who can save her.

Episode 32 THE HOST

Welcome to the 2nd of our coverage of three-in-a-row BIG creature-features. Join us as we discuss the history of its Oscar-winning director, Bong Joon Ho (Parasite 2019), its talented cast—including Bae Doona (Sense8 2015)—and some of the most beautiful cinematography ever seen in a monster movie. Listen as Johnny Has the Keys dives deep into the Han river where a ferocious, semi-aquatic beast has emerged because of man’s folly.

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