Svaha: The Sixth Finger

Svaha: The Sixth Finger Korea (2019) Dir. Jang Jae-Hyun Extreme religious doctrine can be scary for of us those on the outside of it, but as religion is not a singular concept, conflicting opinions as to whose God is the one true deity and which teachings are the right ones can also be dangerous among … Continue reading Svaha: The Sixth Finger

Keys To The Heart (Geugeotmani Nae Sesang)

Keys To The Heart (Geugeotmani Nae Sesang) Korea (2018) Dir. Choi Sung-Hyun  Families. We all need them even if we think we don’t. Some of us are lucky to have one, other aren’t, while some people seem to go out of their way to wreck theirs because the lines of communication are seldom open. It … Continue reading Keys To The Heart (Geugeotmani Nae Sesang)

Dongju: The Portrait Of A Poet

Dongju: The Portrait Of A Poet Korea (2016) Dir. Lee Joon-Ik Having kept quiet about the Japanese occupation of their country for over 70 years Korean filmmakers are no longer staying silent, having mined this dark period of their history as inspiration for a number of recent titles, including The Silenced, Spirits’ Homecoming and The … Continue reading Dongju: The Portrait Of A Poet

Hot Young Bloods (Pikkeulneun Chungchoon)

Hot Young Bloods (Pikkeulneun Chungchoon) Korea (2014) Dir. Lee Yeon-Woo Korean comedies are often hard to appreciate since they largely follow the same blueprint of gag heavy opening followed by the semi-serious crisis set up and concluding with a dramatic final act. Sometimes they get the balance just right and one is left sufficiently entertained. … Continue reading Hot Young Bloods (Pikkeulneun Chungchoon)

Bleak Night

Bleak Night (Cert 15) 1 Disc (Distributor: Third Window Films) Running Time: 117 minutes approx. A man, (Jo Sung-Ha), is searching for answers as to why his teenage son Ki-Tae (Lee Je-Hoon) committed suicide. Having never been there for his son, it falls to a photograph of Ki-Tae with two other boys, Dong-Yoon (Seo Jun-Young) … Continue reading Bleak Night