[HanCinema's Film News] New Korean Films Inbound... 2014/09/27, K-Films Coming Soon:
★★★★★ "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),...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] "Mizo" 2014/05/23,
Any given scene in "Mizo" will end in one of three ways. Either there will be an extremely uncomfortable sex act, a grotesque display of violence, or lots of cussing. It's important I make this much clear right away- these basic elements make up the entirity of the film. When one ends another will inevitably start up again within the next few minutes. To even have a chance of enjoying "Mizo" you must first have a very high tolerance for these three factors.
Unfortunately, "Mizo" is a very a short movie,...More
[HanCinema's Film News] New Korean Films Inbound... 2014/05/17, K-Films Coming Soon:
★★★★★ "One on One": After a female high school student is brutally murdered, seven members from the terror 'Shadow' group enact their own violent brand of justice. (05/22)
★★★★ "Mizo": After being abandoned by her parents and sexually abused by her fosters, Mizo sets out to track down herbiological father with revengeful intent. (05/22)
★★★★ "A Girl at My Door": A little girl is a victim of family violence and gets support from her step-father and the chief of police, but she's also holding back a secret that may change everything. (05/22),...More
Feature profile - From Seoul to Varanasi 2012/02/10, Source, Set for an international premiere in the Berlinale Panorama section, director Jeon Kyu-hwan's "From Seoul to Varanasi" has been re-edited since its world premiere in Busan. Kim Seong-hun met with Jeon's producer CHOI Mi-Ae to talk about their work together and profile the film.
- Photograph by CHOI Sung-yeol
Treefilm, the production company of upcoming Berlinale Panorama film "From Seoul to Varanasi", was founded by producer CHOI Mi-Ae and director Jeon Kyu-hwan. Together they made the "Town Trilogy" of "Mozart Town" (2008), "Animal Town" (2009) and "Dance Town" (2010) which travelled to numerous international film festivals including San Sebastian, Hong Kong and Torino. They are now in production for Jeon's next film entitled "Moogae" in Korean, meaning "weight",...More
[INTERVIEW] Actor Oh Ji-ho - Part 1 2010/04/09, Source,
Korean actor Oh Ji-ho [photographed by Lee Jin-Hyeok/10Asia] Oh Ji-ho says "I learned how to really use my eyes" on 'The Slave Hunters' The time has come finally to bid farewell to KBS TV series "The Slave Hunters". What kind of ending will come for this extraordinary drama -- which showed off fantastic imagery from the start, breaking records in viewership rating with terrifying speed and at the same time carried a fairly weighty political discussion? One does not know but one thing is for sure; that the key belongs to character Song Tae-ha (played by Oh Ji-ho), who had lived his life being loyal to his master but now dreams of making a better world. Now that even one of his enemies Dae-gil (played by Jang Hyuk) has decided to help him, what kind of dream does he have and how will he achieve them? And what has Oh Ji-do dreamed and achieved during the eight months that he spent portraying Song Tae-ha and unveiled his new possibilities? In a joint press interview held on March 24 -- the day before the final episode of "The Slave Hunters" --- the actor talked about the past eight months he spent working on the show,...More
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