[HanCinema's Film News] New Korean Films Inbound... 2015/02/28, K-Films Coming Soon: ★★★ "Dog Eat Dog": Two vigilantes get bitten back by a gang that targets Koreans abroad. (03/05) ★★★ "Barracks": A group of friends are lured into a private camp with a mad instructor who's out to get them. (03/05) ★★ "Granny's Got Talent": A foul-mouthed granny takes part in a national cussing contest. (03/05) ★★★★ "Empire of Lust": A Joseon commander has to mind a scorned prince as well as a conniving gisaeng during a volatile time in the Kingdom's founding. (03/05),...More
[HanCinema's Film News] New Korean Films Inbound... 2015/01/10, K-Films Coming Soon: ★★★★ "Today's Love": An unlikely and delicate romance blooms when a tough weather caster and hopeless romantic cross paths. (01/15) ★★★★★ "Lost Flower: Eo Woo-dong": A love triangle unfolds within Joseon's upper class that exposes the hypocrisy of high society. (01/15) ★★★★ "The Cat Funeral": A broken-up couple reunite for the funeral of their cat and are then confronted with past passions. (01/15) ★★★★★ "Chronicle of a Blood Merchant": A factory worker wants to marry the most beautiful woman in the village but first has to sell his blood as a sign of good health. (01/15) ★★★★★ "Mira Story": A documentary that follows a young woman, Mira, as she heads to Gangjung village to help hand out books to the community. (01/15),...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] "Lost Flower: Eo Woo-dong" 2014/12/26,
Hye-in (played by Song Eun-chae) is a young Joseon-era woman who is for political reasons arranged to marry Lee Dong (played by Baek Do-bin). While Hye-in's loyal retainer Moo-gong (played by Yeo Wook-hwan) disapproves, for a brief period it seems like maybe the situation won't be so bad. Lee Dong then exposes himself as being a tremendous jerk, and so inevitably the narrative moves toward a typical revenge trajectory. "Lost Flower: Eo Woo-dong" ultimately distinguishes itself via sex, historical backdrop, and general misandry,...More
[Movie Review] "I Am A King" 2012/08/09, Source,
"I Am a King" is a movie based on the fairytale "The King and The Beggar" about a king and a beggar who look the same, switching places. "I Am a King" was released on the 8th and is the Chosun version of the "The King and The Beggar".
In the accounts of history, the movie grew from the fact that general Chungnyeong before he became King Sejong, read books until his butt was sore and was a timid and weak character who didn't like to go outside. This movie talks about the three months that wasn't recorded down in history after general Chungnyeong was installed as prince until he rose to the throne,...More
MBC "I Am Alive" is rated 19 and above 2011/11/23, Source,
Judged as stimulating with zombie subjects.
MBC 2 part drama "I Am Alive" was ruled out for teenagers.
Led by actors Baek Do-bin and Jeon Seon-kyeong, "I Am Alive" is a horror drama about zombies. The MBC review board decided that this movie was not for under-aged youths because of the stimulating theme and special effects as well as horrific scenes,...More
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