[HanCinema's Film Review] "Now Playing" 2015/08/29,
The first segment of the "Now Playing" omnibus posits a very simple question. Why do people go to movies? Is it because they like movies? Well...not really no. For most people movies are just a social event, like a date, where they can forget the drudgery of their actual lives and pretend like love exists. This opening segment sets the tone for the next two- where movies are exposited as generally pointless gimmicks designed to make certain people feel better themselves more than they are things intended to actually be watched,...More
SIFF's top award won by director Kwon Woo-jung 2009/12/24, Source, Director KWON WOO-jung's documentary about female farmers "Earth's Women" received Seoul Independent Film Festival's (SIFF) grand prize. The award and the accompanying cash prize of KRW 15 million were awarded on 18 December in Northern Seoul.
First prize award and KRW 1 million went to director,...More
13th PiFan Wraps with Awards 2009/07/30, Source, The 13th edition of the Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival has wrapped with winners announced at the closing ceremony on Thursday July 23. Capturing the top prize in the international competition section, Indonesian horror was The Forbidden Door by Joko ANWAR picking up the "Best of Pucho,...More
New Korean Films at PiFan
2009/07/16, Source, The 13th Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan) kicks off July 16 – 26 with an exciting range of new Korean independent genre films, commercial hits and rare classics. Among the 12 films vying for the Puchon Choice competition section's top prizes are Korean low-budget omnibus feature,...More
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