[HanCinema's Film Review] "For Eternal Hearts" + DVD Giveaway 2016/03/12,
In 1979 Soo-yeong (played by Jung Kyung-ho) is a student going to university in South Korea. Not very much appears to be happening save for the occasional demonstration (violent or otherwise) to which Soo-yeong is paying very little attention. After a few conversations wherein Soo-yeong's general indifference to anything is discussed, Soo-yeong slowly meets other people and becomes aware of the fact that something isn't quite right at the university. But what?,...More
There's no breathtaking drama or enlightening moral message, nor does it feature something ingeniously surreal as one might expect in an independent movie. Neverthel,...More
Art Film Showcase 2008 to screen in Japan 2008/03/06, Source, For the second year in a row, four Korean arthouse films will be presented to audiences in Japan through the Art Film Showcase in Tokyo. The eight-week series of screenings is sponsored by KOFIC and the Image Forum arthouse theater in Tokyo.
The showcase is an effort to introduce Japanese viewe,...More
Week's New Movie Premieres 2007/08/10, Source, And finally this evening; let's check on what's new in local theatres this week.
For those of you looking for spine-chilling movies to cool off from the heat there are two new Korean horror films, plus the latest Fantastic Four sequel.
Here's Son Heekyung.
First up this week is the mystery thrill,...More
Korean films' diverse genres pursue summer season niche 2007/07/23, Source, With the crucial summer season in full swing, Korean filmmakers are getting ready to mount counterattacks against Hollywood blockbusters in August. This time around, what is noticeable is Korean films' strategic discretion in selecting and diversifying genres.
11th PiFan Wraps With Awards 2007/07/20, Source, The 11th Puchon International Film Festival drew to a close Thursday, after a successful 9-day run. Curtains closed with Indonesian director Joko ANWAR's Kala, a noir-ish crime thriller that was a huge hit in its homeland. PiFan's top prize, the Puchon Choice Best Film award went to Thai psycholog,...More
Puchon film festival aims to regain its stature 2007/07/04, Source, Fantasy and horror flicks are often categorized as fringe genres in Korea and elsewhere, but that does not apply to Puchon, a city in Gyeonggi Province that boasts itself as being the heartland of what it views as a fast-growing fan base of those particular genres.
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