Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days (Sin-gwa ham-kke: In-gwa yeon)

Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days (Sin-gwa ham-kke: In-gwa yeon) Korea (2018) Dir. Kim Yong-Hwa Not a sequel but a continuation of the first Along With The Gods outing, as denoted by the fact both were filmed in one go, which must have been very tiring for the returning cast. So, if you’ve … Continue reading Along With the Gods: The Last 49 Days (Sin-gwa ham-kke: In-gwa yeon)

Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds (Sin-gwa ham-kke: Jwi-wa beol)

Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds (Sin-gwa ham-kke: Jwi-wa beol) Korea (2017) Dir. Kim Yong-Hwa We all have ideas about what happens after we die, with the most prominent theories driven by religious concepts of the afterlife. For many, the simple idea of heaven and hell is a popular one but there are even … Continue reading Along With the Gods: The Two Worlds (Sin-gwa ham-kke: Jwi-wa beol)

The Spy Gone North (Gongjak)

The Spy Gone North (Gongjak) Korea (2018) Dir. Yoon Jong-bin North vs. South has been a long-standing basis for a feuds in numerous countries across history (except in Germany where it was East vs. West because they had to be different) but one of the longest running would be that in bifurcated Korea. In 1993, … Continue reading The Spy Gone North (Gongjak)

The Treacherous (Gansin)

The Treacherous (Gansin) Korea (2015) Dir. Min Kyu-dong We may moan about the deluded megalomaniacs in positions of power that are blighting our daily lives with their despotic solipsism, class war baiting and Twitter based idiocy but if history has taught us anything, we should be lucky modern rulers aren’t nearly as dangerous as the … Continue reading The Treacherous (Gansin)

Asura: The City Of Madness

Asura: The City Of Madness Korea (2016) Dir. Kim Sung-su Oh, the things we do for love. And money. Or both. Both are very persuasive reasons for us to go that extra mile to secure the best possible life and future for our loved ones, but when our morals and conscience are also easily bought, … Continue reading Asura: The City Of Madness