White Valentine (Hwaiteu ballenta-in)

White Valentine (Hwaiteu ballenta-in) Korea (1999) Dir. Yang Yun-Ho It’s funny how life works - you spend all your time looking far and wide for something and it is right there under your nose. When this applies to love you have the makings of a story that would be a perfect fit for a romantic … Continue reading White Valentine (Hwaiteu ballenta-in)

Assassination (Amsal)

Assassination (Amsal) Korea (2015) Dir. Choi Dong-hoon Having broken Korean box offices records in 2012 with the ensemble heist caper The Thieves, director Choi Dong-hoon reunites with many key members of the cast for this 1930’s set epic, in the hope that lightning will strike twice. In 1911 as Japan was establishing its colonial rule … Continue reading Assassination (Amsal)

The Berlin File

The Berlin File Korea (2013) Dir. Ryoo Seung-wan All eyes are on an illegal arms deal taking place in a hotel in Berlin involving Arab representative Assim (Tayfun Bademsoy), Russian broker Yuri (Werner Daehn) and a North Korean “Ghost” agent Pyo Jong-seong (Ha Jung-woo). Watching in the shadows are North Korean Berlin Ambassador Ri Hak … Continue reading The Berlin File

The Thieves (Dodookdeu)

  The Thieves (Dodookdeu) Korea (2012) Dir. Choi Dong-Hoon  A group of thieves - comprising of Popie (Jung-Jae Lee), Yenicall (Gianna Jun), Chewing Gum (Hae-suk Kim), Zampano (Soo Hyun Kim) and the recently paroled Pepsi (Hye-su Kim) - need to lie low after they barely get away with their latest heist so they accept a … Continue reading The Thieves (Dodookdeu)