[HanCinema Feature] Historical Hysteria: Korean period films coming in 2014 2014/01/11, Joseon pirates, legends, swordsmen, angels and more coming our way in 2014...
Cinematic journeys back to Joseon and beyond have rewarded the Korean film industry with a string of profitable historical yarns, a trend that has got producers drooling with the prospect of tapping deeper into this regenerative cash cow. Recently, it's been Han Jae-rim's "The Face Reader" (9.1M admissions) that has had locals flustered and, in 2005, it was Lee Joon-ik's "The King and the Clown" that became the first Joseon-era flick to pass the 10 million admissions mark. It's big business with a cultural twist that locals enjoy supporting, international audiences love lapping up, and a trend that 2014 is keen to take advance of as a host of new retrospectives are getting raring to go,...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] "Pisces" 2013/04/19,
Ae-Ryun (played by Lee Mi-yeon) is the proud new owner of a video rental store. She's an avid movie lover, and takes great joy in operating her shop to the most effective degree possible. Ae-Ryun doesn't just make sure that the decor, video system, and layout is perfect- she encourages her patrons to try out new, different, interesting movies that expand their horizons. Most of them have to be persuaded into this- except for Dong-Suk (played by Choi Woo-je), who's quite relieved to meet someone of Ae-Ryun's opinions running a video rental store,...More
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