[HanCinema's Film Review] "The Hypocrites" 2015/12/12,
So-yeon (played by Song Eun-jin) was once a cheerful college student with a typical goofy college romance. Then a series of lurid events sent her life spinning toward the cynical. One highly publicized courtroom case later, the issue comes into the public forum. Given how ever-so-complicated the ethical issues are in sexual and legal morality, what better way to shine light on the issues than through a political talk program?,...More
[HanCinema's Film News] New Korean Films Inbound... 2014/09/27, K-Films Coming Soon:
★★★★★ "Slow Video": A boy struggles to face the world due to his extreme visual acuity, but after 20 years of staying home watching dramas he finally decides to give the world another chance. (10/02)
★★★★ "Jungle Shuffle": A collaborative animation between Korea and Mexico that follows two best friends in the Lacedon jungle as they try to save a princess. (10/02)
★★★★★ "Scarlet Innocence": A married university professor is seduced then harassed by a fatale femme who threatens to derail his whole life. (10/02)
★★★★★ "Mizo": A sexually abused girl is dumped by her foster parents and then tracks down her biological father to punish him for abandoning her. (10/02)
★★★★★ "Whistle Blower": A journalist uncovers and blows the whistle on the illegal and deceitful happenings around Dr. Lee's stem-cell research. (10/02),...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] "Mizo" 2014/05/23,
Any given scene in "Mizo" will end in one of three ways. Either there will be an extremely uncomfortable sex act, a grotesque display of violence, or lots of cussing. It's important I make this much clear right away- these basic elements make up the entirity of the film. When one ends another will inevitably start up again within the next few minutes. To even have a chance of enjoying "Mizo" you must first have a very high tolerance for these three factors.
Unfortunately, "Mizo" is a very a short movie,...More
[HanCinema's Film News] New Korean Films Inbound... 2014/05/17, K-Films Coming Soon:
★★★★★ "One on One": After a female high school student is brutally murdered, seven members from the terror 'Shadow' group enact their own violent brand of justice. (05/22)
★★★★ "Mizo": After being abandoned by her parents and sexually abused by her fosters, Mizo sets out to track down herbiological father with revengeful intent. (05/22)
★★★★ "A Girl at My Door": A little girl is a victim of family violence and gets support from her step-father and the chief of police, but she's also holding back a secret that may change everything. (05/22),...More
Korean films' diverse genres pursue summer season niche 2007/07/23, Source, With the crucial summer season in full swing, Korean filmmakers are getting ready to mount counterattacks against Hollywood blockbusters in August. This time around, what is noticeable is Korean films' strategic discretion in selecting and diversifying genres.
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