Movie Review – Fallen

Fallen (Nak-in) Korea (2018) Dir. Lee Jeong-sub Nobody can predict the future - we can only look at the past and learn to make the present a better place. Unless of course one can travel in time therefore, you can learn from the future to fix the past, but then you end up changing the … Continue reading Movie Review – Fallen

Movie Review – Okay Madam

Okay Madam Korea (2020) Dir. Lee Chul-Ha Never mind snakes on a plane, what about a group of armed North Korean terrorists looking for a defector? Which ones would you want to take your chances with? Never mind, there might be somebody on the flight who can deal with them without you having to lift … Continue reading Movie Review – Okay Madam

Movie Review – Josée

Josée   Korea (2020) Dir. Kim Jong-kwan What is it about society that it writes off people with disabilities so easily? They are people too despite their handicaps and have every right to live and enjoy life as much as able-bodied people do and that includes finding love. Surely it’s not that unbelievable, is it? … Continue reading Movie Review – Josée

Movie Review – Space Sweepers

Space Sweepers (Seungriho) Korea (2021) Dir. Jo Sung-Hee Serious question - should we really trust rich philanthropists? Obviously, nobody is going to do anything for nothing but when the wealthy reach out to do something that will benefit society on a major scale, can we be sure their generosity is genuine, or is there a … Continue reading Movie Review – Space Sweepers

Movie Review – Supporting Mom’s Affair (Eommabaram Pigehagi)

Supporting Mom's Affair (Eommabaram Pigehagi) Korea (2020) Dir. Yoon Won-gyoo Despite the fact I am unlikely to ever get married, I am aware of the vows taken during the ceremony about “forsaking all others” and being a loyal chap, I couldn’t ever break that. Some people can and do, but there is also the concept … Continue reading Movie Review – Supporting Mom’s Affair (Eommabaram Pigehagi)

Movie Review – The Swordsman

The Swordsman (Cert 15) Digital/VOD/1 Disc DVD/Blu-ray (Distributor: Cine Asia) Running Time: 100 minutes approx. Release Date – May 17th/ Blu-ray - May 24th It is natural instinct to protect what is important to us be it a person, possession, or an ideal. The latter usually occurs in a professional capacity, mostly among people with … Continue reading Movie Review – The Swordsman

Movie Review – Deliver Us From Evil (Daman akeseo guhasoseo)

Deliver Us From Evil (Daman akeseo guhasoseo) Korea (2020) Dir. Hong Won-Chan Everyone makes enemies in their line of work; it is inevitable with so many strong and diverse personalities brought together. In some jobs, this is not just inevitability but almost a job requirement, making it easier to deal with anyone who ruins your … Continue reading Movie Review – Deliver Us From Evil (Daman akeseo guhasoseo)

Movie Review – Voice Of Silence (Sorido Eopsi)

Voice Of Silence (Sorido Eopsi) Korea (2020) Dir. Hong Ui-Jung One of the things I don’t miss about employment is being told what to do and having to do it. Some people are in jobs where they have little say in the decisions made and obey whatever order is given to them. If you work … Continue reading Movie Review – Voice Of Silence (Sorido Eopsi)

Movie Review – Mission: Possible

Mission: Possible Korea (2021) Dir. Kim Hyeong-Joo Getting involved in international espionage requires physical excellence, nerves of steel, the ability to improvise and of course intelligence. Fall short on any of these, especially the last one, and your career will be very short indeed. Thankfully, such incompatible people working for such organisations only exist in … Continue reading Movie Review – Mission: Possible

Movie Review – The Grand Heist (Baramgwa hamjje sarajida)

The Grand Heist (Baramgwa hamjje sarajida) Korea (2012) Dir. Kim Joo-Ho When you think of heists, the primary target is either money or valuables like jewellery, antiques, or gold. If the prize at stake was something else it would seem a tad esoteric or, for a film, anarchic and off the wall. Leave it to … Continue reading Movie Review – The Grand Heist (Baramgwa hamjje sarajida)