The Villainess

The Villainess (Cert 18) 1 Disc (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 124 minutes approx. It seems that someone in South Korea’s film industry finally read the e-mail about women now being pushed to the forefront of action cinema in notoriously misogynistic Hollywood. After the success of Wonder Woman, Atomic Blonde and Lucy, director Jung Byoung-Gil … Continue reading The Villainess

11:00 AM (Yeolhansi)

11:00 AM (Yeolhansi) Korea (2013) Dir. Kim Hyun-seok Sci-fi is not a genre Korean cinema has tackled on a grand scale. Of the few select films released under this banner the closest appear to be Doomsday Book, Sector 7 and maybe Save The Green Planet, possibly even The Host too although that is more a … Continue reading 11:00 AM (Yeolhansi)

Behind The Camera

Behind The Camera (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Third Window Films) Running Time: 85 minutes approx. Despite being hailed one of the all-time classic films Billy Wilder’s Sunset Boulevard wasn’t particularly well received by his industry peers back in 1950, with some furiously calling for his head, so upset were they at his supposedly savage … Continue reading Behind The Camera