Tag Archives: North Korea

The Interview (2014) ☆☆(2/4) : An insipid comedy less funny than its hoopla

  I am sure most of you have already heard about all these fusses around a comedy film called “The Interview”. The movie was scheduled to get a wide release in US and Canada in last December, but Sony suddenly … Continue reading

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Observatory and Summerhouses (06/28/12)

                                                              Goseong area is right next to the military demarcation line between North Korea and South Korea. You can see North Korea land at the Unification Observatory. The scenery of the coast line facing East Sea is so beautiful that … Continue reading

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Dooman River (2010) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : Bleak sorrow on a frozen river

The cold, white bleakness dominates over South Korean art house movie “Dooman River”. With its simple storytelling, it presents us an austere view on the world which is alien even to the South Korean audiences. While observing its people, this … Continue reading

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Poongsan (2011) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4) : A Man between North and South

Some movies depend on very preposterous premise you cannot believe easily, and “Poongsan”, one of the latest South Korean movies, is a good case. How can he cross the border between South Korea and North Korea so easily? How can … Continue reading

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