The Divine Move 2: The Wrathful (2019)

“The Divine Move 2: The Wrathful” is flamboyant, preposterous and exaggerated, taking viewers on a wild ride. Directed by Lee Khan and starring Kwon Sang-woo, the sequel to the “The Divine Move” (2014) — about high-stakes gambling via the game of Go — has an obvious premise and plot as well as one-dimensional characters. But it manages to provide fun and action. The film starts … Continue reading The Divine Move 2: The Wrathful (2019)

No Mercy (2019)

Unfairly rated and deserving of much more credit. The story starts off with a flashback to the protagonist carrying a sledgehammer into an auto body shop and what looks to be a violent end for someone. The underlying theme of this movie focused solely on a sister (Park In-ae) looking for her missing younger sister (Park Eun-hye). As the movie progresses, we find out that … Continue reading No Mercy (2019)

Extreme Job (2019)

Making good chicken is not an expressionless pursuit of frozen poultry, cellophane wrap and robotic assembly. A true cook understands that preparing a dish is a sacred art, honorific in the exchange of life. Excellent preparation and strategically calculated ingredients make for a perfectly balanced marinate sauce over succulent (yet crispy) chicken. This chicken is neither over or under fried, the sauce isn’t too sweet, … Continue reading Extreme Job (2019)