Five Korean Comedies You Don't Know, but Should 2013/03/28, Source,
Over the past year or so I've gotten a lot of opportunities to watch some older Korean movies. While I know Park Chan Wook's movies, like "Old Boy" and various action movies such as "The Host" have become international sensations, personally, I'm into more lighthearted films. I've compiled a list of the top five comedies that I've seen recently, most of which are older, never really hit the international scene, and are not very well known. They may not be the easiest to track down, but if you can find them, they will be well worth watching!,...More
Three films zero in on the limitations of legal system 2012/11/01, Source,
Three new movies confront criminals who get off too easy: from left, "Confession of Murder", "Dirty Blood" and "Don't Cry Mommy". Provided by Daisy Entertainment and Nalgae
Forty-four high school boys were convicted of being involved in serial gang rapes of a middle school girl over the course of a year. The accused filmed the acts and threatened to distribute copies of the clip if the girl talked. The case wound up with only 10 boys sent to a juvenile corrections facility. Years later, the others are said to have led "normal lives", attending college or serving in the military. The young victim dropped out of high school after the mother of one of the convicted attackers came to the school and demanded that she file a petition to mitigate her son's sentence. As unrealistic as all this may sound, it happened to a 15-year-old girl in 2004 in Miryang, South Gyeongsang, and will be the basis of the upcoming film "Don't Cry Mommy",...More
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