[Guest Review] "Castaway on The Moon" 2013/03/15, Source,
"Castaway on the Moon" is a brilliant new take on the 'castaway' theme. Imagine your life is in the dumps. I don't mean that you broke a nail or your dog ran away; I mean you lost all of your money, you're in foreclosure, and everything else in your life is simply going all down the tube. Some people step up and deal with it vis-à-vis, others jump off bridges to put a quick end to the suffering,...More
Busan, a hot filming location for hit movies 2013/01/16, Source,
Busan is famous for its crowded beaches and international film festival but is also enjoying its popularity as a filming location. A number of high-grossing Korean movies released last year including "The Thieves", "Deranged", "Neighbors", and "Nameless Gangster" were partly filmed in Busan. According to the City of Busan, a total of 61 visual materials including 24 films and 13 TV dramas were filmed in the port city. The number of production days spent in Busan for each added up to 698 in 2012 compared to 660 in 2011,...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
Art and Culture 2012/11/09, Source, It's finally Friday and our Michelle Kim is with us for our arts and culture segment. Today, she has a preview of a movie and a concert happening in Korea over the weekend. Hello Michelle [Reporter : ] Hello Conn-young So what do you have for us[Reporter : ] A detective chases a serial killer who publishes a book detailing the crimes in the new action thriller "Confession of Murder", starring Park Si-hoo and Jeong Jae-yeong The movie was released in Korea yesterday and the reviews are already full of praise, so this may be the winner for a weekend movie outing. Let's take a look. Lee Du-seok is propelled to fame when he publishes a book about 10 unsolved murders from 15 years ago in which he claims to be the murderer,...More
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