March 30, 2019Whether 'Extreme Job' deserves its status as one of South Korea’s most-watched movies is beside the point – it’s still a decent action comedy that manages to deliver a finger-licking good time.
November 1, 2018If you like movies about long-drawn battles, then 'The Great Battle' is for you. As mentioned, it is essentially one long battle sequence punctuated by scenes of emotional drama. It may not be anywhere close to the Siege of Gondor, but at least you won’t get battle-weary watching it.
September 20, 2018This new monster action flick is based on a beast that’s said to roam the land in the year 1527 in the history of Korea. ‘Monstrum’ stars Kim Myung-min, Choi Woo-sik, Kim In-kwon and K-pop star Hyeri.
June 14, 2018Security guard Mark (Ma Dong-seok) dreams of becoming an arm wrestling champion. When his friend offers to become his agent and arrange for him to compete, Mark jumps at the chance to change his life.
August 20, 2017The Battleship Island, the latest flick by South Korean maverick action auteur Ryoo Seung-wan, simply oozes. With frenetic energy and sex appeal. With blood, tears, sweat, grime and waste. A lot of human waste.
Ryoo who, you say?
He may not be a household name here, but any fan of South Korean cinema – worlds apart from the...