The Battleship Island

The Battleship Island (Cert 15) 1 Disc DVD (Distributor: Precision Pictures) Running Time: 127 minutes approx. “Dirty Koreans. You should be thankful!” A typically blinkered rant from a power crazed Japanese officer in this epic Korean box office hit that ruffled the sensitivities of many right-wing Japanese commentators in depicting another shameful, hitherto covered up … Continue reading The Battleship Island

A Werewolf Boy (Neuk-dae-so-nyeon)

A Werewolf Boy (Neuk-dae-so-nyeon) Korea (2012) Dir. Sung-Hee Jo A Korean grandmother living in America, Kim Suni (Lee Young-lan), learns about the sale of her family home back in Korea. Upon her return visit to Korea where she is met by her granddaughter Eun-Joo (Park Bo-young), Suni recalls her life at the house beginning in … Continue reading A Werewolf Boy (Neuk-dae-so-nyeon)

Penny Pinchers (Tikkeulmoa Romaenseu)

Penny Pinchers (Tikkeulmoa Romaenseu) Korea (2011) Dir. Jeong-hwan Kim College graduate Ji-Woong (Song Joong-Ki) prefers to live the high life on his mother’s income rather than getting a job of his own, despite bring five months behind on the rent of his small and cheap rooftop apartment. Living in the cheap building opposite is Hong-Sil … Continue reading Penny Pinchers (Tikkeulmoa Romaenseu)