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Kimchi stories in cartoon format

Source | 2014/10/26 | | Permalink

My brother is staying with me for a few weeks and I introduced him to Kimchi rice the other day and he loved it. He has had Kimchi before, but staying with me is the opportunity to have it least once a day if not every other day.
Although the comic below is a slight exaggeration of the situation where he would polish off my Kimchi supply, it is still true! He now has it with everything!...More

[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Modern Farmer" Episode 3

2014/10/25 | | Permalink

This episode firmly establishes that "Modern Farmer" is firmly entrenched in its own continuity. The whole gag with the deer last episode wasn't just a final one-off joke. It was an event with serious long-term consequences. Goodness that sentence feels ridiculous. Mostly because right after the huge angry lecture we're treated to the deer's wall of fame and why in the world would so many famous people have their photograph taken with this random deer?...More

[HanCinema's Drama Review] "The Night Watchman's Journal"

2014/10/25 | | Permalink

One would think it is easy to make fantasy for audiences. While other types of works need to rely on familiar concepts to hook viewers and keep the ball rolling, fantasy has the advantage of being able to wow with its world building, its creatures and the powers characters may have. 'The Night Watchman's Journal' certainly offers fantasy in volume, but it forgets one simple rule. Even fantasy needs structure and logic...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "The Follower, Ok Han-heum"

2014/10/25 | | Permalink

Earlier this year "The Cardinal" gave us a good look at the Catholic doctrine in South Korea, one largely focused on good works. "The Follower, Ok Han-heum" provides an interesting companion piece. It, too, is about a major religious figure in the South Korea Church- but this time the Church is the Protestant one. And consequently, there are very different priorities at play. Where "The Cardinal" marked Kim Soo-hwan by his deeds, "The Follower, Ok Han-heum" is marked by his speeches...More

[HanCinema's Film News] New Korean Films Inbound...

2014/10/25 | | Permalink

K-Films Coming Soon:

★★★★★ "My Dictator": A small-time stage actor is asked to play Kim Il-seong right before Park Chung-hee's presidential summit. (10/30) 

★★★★★ "Turning Fork": A 'comfort woman' who spent 65 years in a foreign country dreams of returning to Korea. (10/30)

★★★★ "Romance in Seoul": A young man realises he misses his roommate even though they were never in a romantic relationship. (10/30)

★★★★ "The Follower, Ok Han-heum": A documentary about the secularisation of the Korean church and how to reconnect with the Gospel of Jesus Christ in modern times. (10/30)...More

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