[HanCinema's Film Review] Park Si-hoo's Confession (of Murder) 2013/04/13,
Earlier this month the Korean Police concluded its investigation into the rape charges made against the Korean actor Park Si-hoo. In which they advised that charges be made against the Korean idol. The K-drama star denies the allegations against him by the trainee actress, and the public will have to wait on a verdict to find out if Park will be following a similar fate of the recently convicted TV personality Koh Young-wook, who will serve five years for raping and sexually assaulting minors.
Park has been involved in a number of Korea dramas ("Cheongdam-dong Alice", "The Princess' Man", and "Queen of Reversals" to name a few recent ones) and has only appeared in one actual film-"Confession of Murder". It made not be a murder charge against him in real life but the film is fascinating nonetheless as the disturbing irony of its premise was enough for me to watch Park first, and perhaps last, film performance,...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] "Confession of Murder" 2012/12/22,
The statute of limitations doesn't work that way. I know, I know, it's just a movie, not a legal document. "Confession of Murder"'s main plot hook is that a man writes a book about the murders he committed right after the statute of limitations has run out. For most of the movie I didn't really think about the logistics of this, then in the final act a situation comes up so absurd that no jurisdiction on the planet would consider it a reasonable extension of the rules. I know I'm overthinking this- but "Confession of Murder" had done such a good job making me not think about it for its duration that I was rather frustrated to discover that it became essential to the last five minutes of story,...More
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