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★★★★★ "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)

Title: "Slow Video"

Genre: Comedy

Release Date: 2014/10/02

Director: Kim Yeong-tak ("Hello Ghost")

Length: 106 min

Stars: Cha Tae-hyun, Nam Sang-mi, Oh Dal-soo, Ko Chang-seok, Jin Kyung, Lee Hwa-kyum

The Short and Sweet: 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. 

★★★★★

Title: "Jungle Shuffle"

Genre: Animation, Adventure

Release Date: 2014/10/02

Director: Park Tae-dong ("The Reef 2: High Tide")

Length: 82 min

Voices: Shim Kyu-hyuk-I, Kim Hyeon-ji, Jo Sung-mok

The Short and Sweet: A collaborative animation between Korea and Mexico that follows two best friends in the Lacedon jungle as they try to save princess Sacha. 

★★★★

Title: "Scarlet Innocence"

Genre: Melodrama, Romance

Release Date: 2014/10/02

Director: Yim Pil-sung ("Hansel and Gretel", "Antarctic Journal")

Length: 112 min

Stars: Jung Woo-sung, Esom, Park Si-woo, Park So-dam, Ryu Seung-kuk, Kim Hee-won

The Short and Sweet: A married university professor is seduced then harassed by a fatale femme who threatens to derail his whole life.

★★★★★

Title: "Mizo" 

Genre: Drama

Release Date: 2014/10/02

Director: Nam Ki-woong ("The Beans", "Temptation of Eve - Kiss")

Length: 73 min

Stars: Lee Hyo, Yoon Dong-hwan, Shin So-mi, Lee Jung-yong

The Short and Sweet: A sexually abused girl is dumped by her foster parents and then tracks down her biological father to punish him for abandoning her.

★★★★★

Title: "Whistle Blower"

Genre: Drama

Release Date: 2014/08/20

Director: Yim Soon-rye ("Run to the South", "Waikiki Brothers")

Length: 114 min

Stars: Park Hae-il, Lee Kyung-young, Yoo Yeon-seok, Park Won-sang, Ryu Hyun-kyung

The Short and Sweet: A journalist uncovers and blows the whistle on the illegal and deceitful happenings around Dr. Lee's stem-cell research

★★★★★

 

Also Coming Soon:

"The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom" (2014), "500 MPH Storm" (2013), "Paris under watch" (2012), "Hansel & Gretel" (2014), "Yugo & Lala" (2014), "The Guardians" (2010), "The Guardsman" (2014), Bastards" (2013), "Bastards" (2012), "McCanick" (2013), "Girl's Blood" (2014), "Reasonable Doubt" (2014), "獣電戦隊キョウリュウジャーVSゴーバスターズ 恐竜大決戦!さらば永遠の友よ" (2013), "Annabelle" (2014), "Cinco de Mayo: The Battle" (2013), "Some Velvet Morning" (2013)

 

Sources:

AsianWiki: http://asianwiki.com/Slow_Video, http://asianwiki.com/Scarlet_Innocence, http://asianwiki.com/Mizo, http://asianwiki.com/Whistle_Blower

Daum: http://movie.daum.net/movieinfo/coming/movieInfoScheduled.do?modeType=day&order=recently

HanCinema: http://www.hancinema.net/korean_movie_Slow_Video.php, http://www.hancinema.net/korean_movie_Jungle_Shuffle.php, http://www.hancinema.net/korean_movie_Scarlet_Innocence.php, http://www.hancinema.net/korean_movie_Mizo.php, http://www.hancinema.net/korean_movie_Whistle_Blower.php

KOBIZ: http://www.koreanfilm.or.kr/jsp/films/index/filmsView.jsp?movieCd=20135386, http://www.koreanfilm.or.kr/jsp/films/index/filmsView.jsp?movieCd=20141028, http://www.koreanfilm.or.kr/jsp/films/index/filmsView.jsp?movieCd=20136863, http://www.koreanfilm.or.kr/jsp/films/index/filmsView.jsp?movieCd=20148588, http://www.koreanfilm.or.kr/jsp/films/index/filmsView.jsp?movieCd=20134589

 

- C.J. Wheeler (chriscjw@gmail.com; KoreaOnTheCouch)