Tag Archives: South Korean Film

The Apartment with Two Women (2021) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4): A mother and daughter stuck with each other

South Korean independent film “The Apartment with Two Women” is one hell of family drama to say the least. Mainly revolving around the toxic mother and daughter relationship between its two very different main characters, the movie often strikes us … Continue reading

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First Child (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): As she is cornered into motherhood

South Korean independent film “First Child” often feels like a social horror film. As calmly observing its heroine desperately struggling to balance herself between her career and motherhood, the movie makes some sharp points on how harsh and insensitive the … Continue reading

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Hot in Day, Cold at Night (2022) ☆☆☆(3/4): Things are not so bad for them…

South Korean independent film “Hot in Day, Cold at Night” is a little modest character drama about one young couple who try to live one day after another despite their apparently difficult economic status. Although it is a bit too … Continue reading

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Walk Up (2022) ☆☆☆(3/4): Another Hong Sang-soo film of this year

Hong Sang-soo’s latest film “Walk Up”, which is another film of his of this year after “The Novelist’s Film” (2022), exactly gives us what we can expect from him. Like many of his previous films, the movie simply observes a … Continue reading

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Confession (2022) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): It’s competent, if not better

South Korean film “Confession”, which is the remake of Spanish film “The Invisible Guest” (2016), is fairly competent on the whole. Mainly because I belatedly checked out the original Spanish version on this Tuesday, I did not expect much when … Continue reading

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Remember (2022) ☆☆1/2(2.5/4): Isn’t he too old for this?

When I watched South Korean action thriller film “Remember” at last night, my mind was often more occupied with wondering how old its hero actually is, instead of being engaged in the film itself. As far as I could see … Continue reading

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The Cave (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): His wife and his first love

I could not help but chuckle a bit at times while watching South Korean film “The Cave”. At first, it comes to us as a calm and intimate story about loss and healing, but it also can be quite amusing … Continue reading

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Sunday League (2020) ☆☆(2/4): A tedious league of their own

South Korean independent film “Sunday League” tries a lot, but it did not amuse or move me much on the whole. As a sports comedy drama, it may intrigue you a bit with its sport of choice, but it handles … Continue reading

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#AfterMeToo (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): They won’t be silent again

South Korean documentary film “#AfterMeToo” examines how things have become a little different for many women out there in the South Korean society since the #MeToo Movement in 2017. Sure, there are still lots of things to be changed for … Continue reading

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Fanatic (2021) ☆☆☆(3/4): Of being a fan

I could not help but become quite amused from time to time while watching South Korean documentary film “Fanatic”. Yes, as shown from the documentary, director Oh Se-yeon was really a big fan of a certain local male idol singer, … Continue reading

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