[HanCinema's Film Review] "Karaoke Crazies" 2016/08/06,
Most of the screentime in "Karaoke Crazies" takes place in a claustrophobic karaoke bar. The location is dark, dingy, and in general fairly difficult to like. It's easy to see why this particular karaoke bar has trouble staying afloat financially. The atmosphere stinks. What's more, located as it is in the middle of nowhere, the bar can't even afford feminine helpers to act as an enticement for customers. It is the place where we, the viewer, have to spend almost the entire movie,...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] "Kissing Cousin" 2016/05/21,
Tae-ik (played by Moon Tae-geon) is a schlubby adolescent boy taken on a trip to see relatives. It's there that he meets Ah-ri (played by Oh Yu-jin-I), a girl cousin who is younger than him, yet already taller and looking considerably more adult. The opening section of "Kissing Cousin" explores their relationship. Surrounded as they are by other family members, Tae-ik and Ah-ri feel a special bond with each other and part on glowing, comforting terms,...More
[Guest Review] "Doctor" 2014/01/03, Source,
Starring Kim Chang-wan as Choi In-bom, a renowned plastic surgeon with a short fuse prone to fits of rage if his wishes aren't fulfilled, "Doctor" is an incredibly forced slasher film with a particular theme that could have been far more interesting if it dared to associate itself with anything other than the generic suspense it provides,...More
Who is the queen of the year? 2013/10/02, Source,
What's the exposure code at BIFF this year?
The 18th Busan International Film Festival is opening its festival door with the movie "The Blessing" on the 3rd of October.
The highlight of all openings is the relay of female stars' dresses. Domestic and foreign actresses alike will be decorating the red carpet with sexy to abstruse fashion,...More
Bae So-eun's shocking exposure 2013/07/02, Source,
Actress Bae So-eun is in the center of attention with her shocking exposure in the movie "Doctor".
Bae So-eun takes on the role of Park Soon-jeong, the wife of a plastic surgeon named Choi In-beom (Kim Chang-wan) and revealed a bed scene. Netizens commented that the scene was too extreme for a rookie like her and that it seemed even more graphic in the movie,...More
Bae So-eun in "Doctor" 2013/06/24, Source,
A short video preview of the movie "Doctor" revealed a woman lying on the surgical bed with a low piano sound in the background. The copy says, "Until it happened..." In-beom's (Kim Chang-wan) young wife Soon-jeong (Bae So-eun) is seen standing by the window in just her underwear with an expressionless face, smoking a cigarette,...More
[HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2013.06.21 ~ 2013.06.23 2013/06/24, Jang Cheol-soo's "Secretly and Greatly" gets denied a third week at the top courtesy of the Hollywood adaptation "World War Z". The rights to Max Brooks' post-apocalyptic horror were claimed in 2007 by Brad Pitt's own Plan B Entertainment, and tells the tale of a retired UN employee (Pitt's character Gerry Lane) who travels the world in order to stop the zombie pandemic. The film opened in Korea with 1,303,675 (55.56%) admissions, nudging the star-studded "Secretly and Greatly" down one place with 504,997 (20.32%).
Jang Cheol-soo made his debut in 2010 with psychological horror "Bedevilled", a brutally graphic revenge flick that earned him a number of local awards, including four Best New Directors titles. Three years later and Jang emerges with "Secretly and Greatly", an action comedy with a number of popular faces that seemed destined for success,...More
Doctor (2013) 2013/06/21, Source,
Running Time: 97 min.
Directed by: Kim Seong-hong
Starring: Kim Chang-wan, Bae So-eun
Synopsis: A middle-aged man, seemingly a successful plastic surgeon but serious psychopath as well, obsesses lust for his young wife and consequently commits serial murders,...More
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