Honest Candidate Korean Movie Review

<Honest Candidate> stars Ra Mi-Ran, Kim Mu-Yeol, Na Moon-Hee and Yoon Kyung-Ho, and was directed by Jang Yoon-Jung, who also directed <The Bros>. The movie is a comedic film with a fairly generic idea: a woman, who’s running as a candidate to become a member of the National Assembly, finds herself in a troubling situation when she wakes up, not being able to lie. She’s … Continue reading Honest Candidate Korean Movie Review

The King’s Case Note (2017)

If you liked Robert Downing Jr’s interpretation of Sherlock Holmes in A Game Of Shadows, then rejoice because The Kings Case Note is the same film – same characters, same tone, and a plot heavily influenced by The Hound Of The Baskerville, plus some generic “intrigue in the court” plot thrown in. Likeable characters, occasional humor, just a touch of Wuxia, a pretty solid production … Continue reading The King’s Case Note (2017)

Derailed (2016)

DERAILED is another dark action film from South Korea that becomes hard to forget after it ends. It’s a film which is so real in presentation that it’s hard to believe it’s really just a fictional film. It has got a high amount of action and it’s shot extremely well, but it’s a different kind of action film which doesn’t intend to provide merely escapist … Continue reading Derailed (2016)

Deliver Us from Evil (2020)

‘Deliver Us from Evil’ is surprisingly impressive. The directing and cinematography was perfection. Camera colours, shots and angles were top-shelf. The writing is good for an action film. A great story that was cleverly written. The action sequences were expertly choreographed. The score was great and fitting, without being overbearing. Casting and performances were outstanding. The little Korean girl was so adorable. Filmmaker, Won-Chan Hong … Continue reading Deliver Us from Evil (2020)

Recalled (2021)

A truly spectacular and emotional performance by the two main actors, Seo Yeaji and Kim Kangwoo, who remarkably kept us engaged till the very end, completing with a heart tugging act that made us reach for tissues to dry our eyes. Seo Yeaji once again proved to us how good an actor she is by convincingly portraying Soojin, an amnesiac woman who’s vulnerable, suspicious, yet … Continue reading Recalled (2021)

The Witch: Part 1 – The Subversion (2018)

A young girl escapes an unexplained bloodbath from an isolated facility in the middle of the night. After a older couple find her unconscious on their property the next morning, they take her in a raise her as their daughter. Ten years pass and her parents are dealing with health and financial issues when her best friend has her audition for a talent show. She … Continue reading The Witch: Part 1 – The Subversion (2018)