KOREAN movie ‘A BITTERSWEET LIFE’ to have a Hollywood Remake

KOREAN movie ‘A BITTERSWEET LIFE’ to have a Hollywood Remake
Lately, Korean cinema has excelled in the quality of films released. Many have strong social messages and others are stronger in gritty crime. Foreign companies, including Fox and Warner have ventured into the Korean film market. Therefore it is not surprising that a Korean film, A Bittersweet Life, will be a Twentieth Century Fox production with Michael  B. Jordan. Most... Read More

THE PRISON: S. Korean Crime Thriller

THE PRISON: S. Korean Crime Thriller
The Prison is about a disgraced cop, who goes to prison to fight against a ganglord who controls a criminal empire from within a corrupt prison. When new convict Song Yu-Gon (Kim Rae-Won) arrives at Sung-An Prison, he immediately picks a fight. He is then thrown into solitary. Later he discovers from a guard that the prison is actually run... Read More

V.I.P. is a Korean Action Thriller

V.I.P. is a Korean Action Thriller
Warner Brothers Korea has just announced that the new film V.I.P. will hit theaters in August 2017. The crime action flick stars Jang Dong-gun, Kim Myung-min, Park Hee-soon and Lee Jong-suk. Shooting for the film ended in January after schedules at multiple locations including South Korea, Hong Kong and Thailand. The film features Lee’s character Kim Gwang-il, son of a high-ranking North Korean... Read More

NAMHANSANSEONG a Korean Film

NAMHANSANSEONG a Korean Film
The movie title is actually NAMHANSANSEOUNG FORTRESS, which is a UNESCO heritage site. Situated 25 km southeast from the center of the capital city of Seoul, the mountain fortress city of Namhansanseong sits approximately 480m above sea level aligning itself with the ridges of the mountain to maximize its defensive capacity. The fortress encompassing 12 km in length protects a... Read More

THE BATTLESHIP ISLAND South Korean WW II film

THE BATTLESHIP ISLAND South Korean WW II film
This South Korean film is a story of forced labour, torture, and human slavery at its worst. It is a Japanese occupation-era film about an attempted escape from a forced labor camp on Hashima Island, or depicted as hell island. Not meant to create anti-Japanese sentiment, the director, Ryoo Seung-Wan has defended this film as historical fiction, and shows how a... Read More