In the future humans have dedicated robotic companions to assist them with every possible task. In the case of the hero and villain of "Bling", that task is to make an excessively gaudy marriage proposal. And that right there, is where "Bling" starts to go wrong. So wrong, in fact, that the robotic companions themselves constantly comment on how their assigned task is really stupid, and the villain's robot eventually goes into a full on mental breakdown because he's that sick of the actual plot...More
Imagine a beuatifully animated fairy tale world that takes its visual inspiration from the steppes of Mongolia. From there, take the basic tropes in fairy tales and rearrange them somewhat. Villagers are nomadic by necessity to escape the harshness of winter, which takes on the physical form of a witch. Incapable of creation, the witch takes advantage of a disaster to claim possession of a lost child. She maintains power over this child less through her ice magic and more through emotional manipulation...More
Another entry in the vast category of romantic films, "An Affair" stands on a level above the majority of contemporary ones, despite the fact that it was screened in 1998.
Seo-hyeon is an ordinary, big bourgeoisie housewife, almost 40 years old, wife to a very successful architect, Joon-il, and mother of a10-year-old boy...More
"One More Happy Ending" is your average romantic comedy that presents us with the problems women face in marriage and divorce. Ex-pop stars and girl group members traverse through uncertainties of life while finding their soulmates, saving their marriages, or putting up with forced ones. The story kicks off when our leading lady's classmate makes a re-entry into her life, and bringing with him, her Prince Charming - or so it seemed...More
North Korea slams "Operation Chromite" as anti-Pyongyang propaganda, KOBIZ talks to director Lee Kyoung-mi talks about her second feature ("The Truth Beneath"), 'Ragin Ronan' reviews Korea's biggest film of the year on YouTube, and is North Korea the perfect place to shoot a science fiction film?...More
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