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  • Korean movie of the week "A Puppet"

    2014/10/02, Source
    Korean movie of the week "A Puppet" (2013) Directed by Kwon Yeong-rak With Lee Jong-soo, Koo Ji-sung, Won Ki-joon, Han So-young,... Synopsis Psychiatrist Ji-hoon (Lee Jong-soo) doesn't believe in love. One day his friend's girlfriend Hyeon-jin (Koo Ji-sung) comes to him with phantasm. Ji-hoon attempts at hypnotism with her but runs into something inside her and learns about her terrible past,...More
  • [HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2013.06.21 ~ 2013.06.23

    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
  • [HanCinema's Film Review] "A Puppet"

    Throughout this film, leading man Ji-hoon engages in sex acts at least a dozen times. There are countless deliberate shots of his abs, and even as a man I have to admit actor Lee Jong-soo has a great body. And yet Ji-hoon has to rank as one of the most pathetic characters I've ever seen on-screen. Ostensibly, the story is about him abusing hypnotherapy for selfish ends- but I constantly found myself wondering exactly who was actually puppeteering who. Actress Koo Ji-sung plays the role of a shy, affectionate woman named Hyeon-jin who's having mild difficulties in her relationship because of past trauma,...More

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