Hit-and-Run Squad (Bbaengban)

Hit-and-Run Squad (Bbaengban) Korea (2019) Dir. Han Jun-Hee Apparently, motor racing is a corrupt sport. What a shocker eh? Well, that might not be completely true but in the context of this Korean film it is, although it is just one part of the plot and I couldn’t think of another way to open this … Continue reading Hit-and-Run Squad (Bbaengban)

Missing aka Missing Woman (Missing: Sarajin Yeoja)

Missing aka Missing Woman (Missing: Sarajin Yeoja) Korea (2016) Dir. Lee Eon-hee Trust. It’s a very important commodity in life that can make or break a relationship. If it is broken or abused, the consequences can be devastating. Lee Eon-hee’s fraught drama begins like a horrific kidnap case but in fact reveals itself to be … Continue reading Missing aka Missing Woman (Missing: Sarajin Yeoja)

Crush And Blush (Misseu Hongdangmu)

Crush And Blush (Misseu Hongdangmu) Korea (2008) Dir. Lee Kyoung-Mi “Everybody does something for no reason” is the sophistry behind the odd behaviour of the central character of this black comedy but she does have a reason - that old devil called “love”. Not that it justifies how she chooses to deal with this issue … Continue reading Crush And Blush (Misseu Hongdangmu)

Guns & Talks (Killerdeului suda)

Guns & Talks (Killerdeului suda) Korea (2001) Dir. Jin Jang In Seoul there is a group of assassins for hire – leader Sang-yeon (Shin Hyun-joon), his younger brother bomb specialist Jung-woo (Shin Ha-kyun), ace sniper Jae-yeong (Jung Jae-Young), and computer hacker Ha-yeon (Won Bin) – who won’t do the job unless a contract has been … Continue reading Guns & Talks (Killerdeului suda)