Zombie For Sale

Zombie For Sale (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Video) Running Time: 112 minutes approx. No, this isn’t an ingenious new method of avoiding certain death - and rebirth - at the hands of the flesh eating undead by offloading them onto someone else for a profit, but a new Zom-com from Korea, so … Continue reading Zombie For Sale

Woman Is The Future Of Man/Tale Of Cinema – Two Films by Hong Sang-Soo

Woman Is The Future Of Man/Tale Of Cinema - Two Films by Hong Sang-Soo (Cert 15) 1 Disc Blu-ray (Distributor: Arrow Academy) Running Time: 88 minutes approx./ 89 minutes approx. Korean auteur Hong Sang-Soo might be a regular feature on festival programmes and known to cineastes worldwide yet only 2013’s Nobody’s Daughter Haewon, has had … Continue reading Woman Is The Future Of Man/Tale Of Cinema – Two Films by Hong Sang-Soo

Missing aka Missing Woman (Missing: Sarajin Yeoja)

Missing aka Missing Woman (Missing: Sarajin Yeoja) Korea (2016) Dir. Lee Eon-hee Trust. It’s a very important commodity in life that can make or break a relationship. If it is broken or abused, the consequences can be devastating. Lee Eon-hee’s fraught drama begins like a horrific kidnap case but in fact reveals itself to be … Continue reading Missing aka Missing Woman (Missing: Sarajin Yeoja)

The Phone (Deo Pon)

The Phone (Deo Pon) Korea (2015) Dir. Kim Bong-Joo We’ve all experienced unfortunate events or major tragedies and found ourselves wishing we could turn back the clock to prevent them from happening. But supposing you could actually do this - albeit with the rather vital caveat that the original threat is still an ongoing concern? … Continue reading The Phone (Deo Pon)

The Silenced (Gyeongseonghakyoo: Sarajin Sonyeodeul)

The Silenced (Gyeongseonghakyoo: Sarajin Sonyeodeul) Korea (2015) Dir. Lee Hae-Young If I am to be thankful to cinema for anything, it is making me grateful that I didn’t go to boarding school! Whether it is Lindsay Anderson’s seminal satire if… or this supernatural period thriller from Korea - despite its predominantly female cast - nothing … Continue reading The Silenced (Gyeongseonghakyoo: Sarajin Sonyeodeul)

Foxy Festival (Peseutibal)

Foxy Festival (Peseutibal) Korea (2010) Dir. Lee Hae-yeong  This ribald portmanteau comedy from Korea features the residents of a small community all of whom have some kind of sexual hang-up or inhibition they either discover or keep secret from everyone. Macho cop Kwak Jang-bae (Shin Ha-kyun) believes himself to be a real stud but his … Continue reading Foxy Festival (Peseutibal)