However depressing and frustrating, this Filipino internet drama is a thought-provoking discourse about internet’s trending mentality.
While wearing its inspirations on the sleeve, Emir Ezwan’s patient direction and his audacity to go gore help Roh achieves the unsettling height it aims for.
Between generational gap, culture clash, and actual superstition, Evil Eye’s goal is only attainable with enough ambiguity which it fails to fully achieve.
Nothing particularly new or too old to zombie apocalypse tropes in #Alive except for the power of social media almighty.
Sewing 410 tweets into a movie, this coming-of-age story is oddly engaging even when it keeps lollygagging.
Happy Old Year gives old stuff—reminiscent of the past, ones that might no longer spark joy—lives or, at least, memories to hold on.
It’s a myopic world we live in. Kim Ji-young, Born 1982, adapted from a 2016 book of the same title by Cho Nam-ju, observes how the world has become one. The story unravels how deep-rooted patriarchal culture has somehow blurred […]
From the exhilarating Extreme Jobs, the hard-boiled The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil, to the buoyant Miss & Mrs. Cops, recent South Korean blockbusters love to see cops defying the procedure and delving into the grey area to get their […]
Lee Chang-dong’s Burning challenges audiences with a mesmerizing narrative, which feels surreal and actual. At times, it might resemble a murky thriller or simply a baffling mystery; at some other times, it transcends the ordinary romance and documents the country’s […]
What Prueksa Amaruji’s Bikeman offers is a familiar reflection of third-world country’s problem, where employment issues create the urban dream. University graduates have to wander off the hometown to compete with each other and find jobs in the country’s capital […]
In his directorial debut, Lee Sang-geun builds a solid survival actioner on the foundations laid by classic action flicks like The Towering Inferno, Die Hard and versatility of MacGyver. It’s a familiar story about ordinary people striving to stay alive […]
Reverberating the idyllic fantasy romance of Your Name that transcends time and space, Makoto Shinkai crafts another coming-of-age romance. If Your Name serves as the spiritual answer to 5 Centimeters per Second; his new animation, Weathering with You a.k.a. Tenki […]
Midnight Runners‘ director, Kim Joo-hwan returns with a new blockbuster that reunites him with the Runners’ star, Park Seo-joon. Combining the corniest elements of exorcism horror and comical action-hero tropes, The Divine Fury is a gothic action fantasy which immediately […]
Angry Bong Joon-ho illustrate his restlessness towards social gap with a thought-provoking, family tragicomedy that does not look like anything you’ve seen before.
While rigged with clichés and comical elements, Miss & Mrs. Cops still delivers a fun female buddy-cop action movie with relevant message to current issue in South Korea.