Reality bites drop-outs in 'Bad Movie'
One of the greatest criticisms of "reality" cinema is that while it claims to picture things "the way they are", more often than not it is simply a vehicle for expressing middle-class and patriarchal values, or worse still, the ideology of one director or writer.
In "Bad Movie", director Jang Su,...More
[Local and Foreign Films With English Subtitles]
▣ Hwangsanbol (2003)
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Set in the seventh century, when the Korean peninsula was split into three kingdoms ? Koguryo, Paekche and Silla ? the film "Hwangsanbol" is a sly look at the linguistic differences between the regions then and now. Working off,...More
Well-Paced `Dance' Shimmies Between Art and Swindle
By Joon Soh
Park Jeong-woo, the screenwriter behind such hit local films as "Kwangbokjol Tuksa" ("Jail Breakers - No. 815") and "Chuyuso Supkyoksakon ("Attack the Gas Station!"), has stepped up to direct his first feature and he doesn't fail to deliver. A story about a man and hi,...More
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