Like For Likes (Joa-haejo)

Like For Likes (Joa-haejo) Korea (2016) Dir. Park Hyun-Jin If romantic comedies ever had a handicap working against them it is that the genre is notoriously difficult to be completely original and, most importantly, unpredictable in. As much as I can’t stand the insipid Love Actually, Richard Curtis did at least try a few different … Continue reading Like For Likes (Joa-haejo)

Man On High Heels (Hai-hil)

Man On High Heels (Hai-hil) Korea (2014) Dir. Jang Jin The translated title is a little clumsy but it does signpost what the subject matter is of this Korean crime thriller, although maybe not as explicitly as you may think. The big question is whether the issue at hand is treated with sensitivity considering the … Continue reading Man On High Heels (Hai-hil)