Action, love, and murder - it's all in a day's work for a unique salary man in director Lim Sang-yoon's newest movie, "A Company Man".
Working under the cover of a typical employee at an industrial company, leading hero Hyung-do played by actor So Ji-sub is one of the best contract killers in the business.
After falling in love with a married woman played by popular veteran actress Lee Mi-yeon, Hyung-do decides to leave the organization of assassins but soon realizes that the company won't take no for an answer.
Actor So said that that the role brought to light the trials and tribulations of daily office workers.
[Interview : So Ji-sub, Actor "A Company Man"] "If you take a look at company employees, they have a relationship with their boss. There's work that they don't want to do but have to do. It really makes you sympathize with them".
If your taste for action requires more of a sci-fi twist, look no further than the time traveling thriller, "Looper".
Already critically hailed has one of the best time traveling movies of all time, the futuristic tale follows young Joe Simmons, played by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, as he works as a hit man for the mafia.
Unfortunately, things starts to get messy when Joe is tasked with killing his future self, played by iconic action star Bruce Willis.
American writer and director Rian Johnson says he had been itching to share his take on the science fiction genre.
[Interview : Rian Johnson, Director "Looper"] "I think I just had this soup of science fiction ideas in my head and this notion of a hit man hunting his future self just popped in there. So, I thought that would be a good place to start".
Finally, Tim Burton has yet again brought his dark and quirky style to the big screen in the comedy horror film, "Frankenweenie".
This black and white, stop-motion animated movie centers around Victor, a boy genius, who resurrects his dead dog in an eye-opening adventure.
Based on the classic story of Frankenstein, this Disney 3D movie is sure to entertain and scare young and old audiences alike.
[Interview : Tim Burton, Director "Frankenweenie"] "It's very exciting and also seeing it in black and white just makes it feel strangely new and beautiful and fits the character of the piece".
Whether you want to live the life of a cold blooded killer who's hopelessly in love or a time traveling gunslinger, just remember to pick up that popcorn before you take on the big-screen.
Hwang Ji-hye, Arirang News
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