Korean film Archive

The Grand Heist Box Set

I found this great little app advertised on the KOFIC website. The KOBIZ application provides a wide range of information about Korean films, film makers, actors/actresses, companies, film festivals, and […]

KoBiz iPhone App

I found this great little app advertised on the KOFIC website. The KOBIZ application provides a wide range of information about Korean films, film makers, actors/actresses, companies, film festivals, and […]

Korean drama Silenced won top prize at the 14th Far East Film Festival in Udine, Italy, which was held from April 20-28. The film also received the highest number of […]

Silenced Wins the Top Prize at Far East Film Festival in Udine

Korean drama Silenced won top prize at the 14th Far East Film Festival in Udine, Italy, which was held from April 20-28. The film also received the highest number of […]

Don’t forget, it’s the London Korean Film Festival at the moment (as if you needed reminding), and the Apollo Cinema is holding a rather cool retrospective of Jang Jin films. […]

[LKFF] Jang Jin Retrospective at Apollo Cinema

Don’t forget, it’s the London Korean Film Festival at the moment (as if you needed reminding), and the Apollo Cinema is holding a rather cool retrospective of Jang Jin films. […]

Great news for Korean film enthusiasts. The ICA is holding the London Korean Film Festival 2010 from 10 – 14 November. This it’s fifth anniversary sees its debut at the […]

London Korean Film Festival at the ICA

Great news for Korean film enthusiasts. The ICA is holding the London Korean Film Festival 2010 from 10 – 14 November. This it’s fifth anniversary sees its debut at the […]

Interesting news this week from KOFIC about the state of cinema ticket sales. Whilst the first half of 2010 has seen a decrease in audience attendance, the total ticket sales […]

S Korea: Movie Audience Decreases – Sales Soar [3D or Not 3D?]

Interesting news this week from KOFIC about the state of cinema ticket sales. Whilst the first half of 2010 has seen a decrease in audience attendance, the total ticket sales […]

I found this one over at Han Cinema and couldn’t resist the share… You can’t go wrong with Zombie flicks, and this one has a different take on the formula: […]

Mr. Zombie [Korea] Trailer

I found this one over at Han Cinema and couldn’t resist the share… You can’t go wrong with Zombie flicks, and this one has a different take on the formula: […]

Directed by Choi Dong-hoon (최동훈) •Action •Comedy 136min | Release date in South Korea : 2009/12/23 Written and Directed by Choi Dong-hoon, JEON WOO CHI : The Taoist Wizard takes […]

[DVD] JEON WOO CHI : The Taoist Wizard [Korea 2009] Trailer

Directed by Choi Dong-hoon (최동훈) •Action •Comedy 136min | Release date in South Korea : 2009/12/23 Written and Directed by Choi Dong-hoon, JEON WOO CHI : The Taoist Wizard takes […]

It’s been a while since I bigged up anything from Korea, so I thought I’d spend the next couple of days going through my watched list and pointing you in […]

DVD: Possessed (Living Death) [불신지옥]

It’s been a while since I bigged up anything from Korea, so I thought I’d spend the next couple of days going through my watched list and pointing you in […]

[Trailer] Haeundae (2009)

Updated with trailer [090816] Breaking all sorts of box office records in South Korea at the moment, Yoon Je-kyoon‘s (My Boss, My Hero, Sex Is Zero and Miracle on 1st […]

Combining two of my most favourite things: Park Chan-wook (Old Boy) and Vampires, ‘Thirst‘ sees its release in South Korea today. Not only that but it’s one of 9 Korean […]

Korea in Cannes

Combining two of my most favourite things: Park Chan-wook (Old Boy) and Vampires, ‘Thirst‘ sees its release in South Korea today. Not only that but it’s one of 9 Korean […]

Review: Barking Dogs Never Bite

This oldie but Goldie from back in 2000 has just made it to the top of my watch list. Yet another film with the enigmatic Bae Doona [Bae Du Na] […]

On September 1st of this year, Hansel and Gretel was released on DVD in South Korea (read my review here). Today, that pressing is pretty much sold out everywhere and […]

Hansel And Gretel Gets UK DVD Release

On September 1st of this year, Hansel and Gretel was released on DVD in South Korea (read my review here). Today, that pressing is pretty much sold out everywhere and […]

Some things should be left well alone. You would think that Hollywood would have learned it’s lesson by knowing full well that they have not made a successful remake of […]

Oldboy Remake – No Thanks!

Some things should be left well alone. You would think that Hollywood would have learned it’s lesson by knowing full well that they have not made a successful remake of […]

HanCinema reports via [ChanMi's movie news] that So Ji-sub is to star in a new movie with Zhang Ziyi entitled Sophies Revenge due for release next year. Ziyi has had […]

Korea Movie News: Ziyi Gets Revenge

HanCinema reports via [ChanMi's movie news] that So Ji-sub is to star in a new movie with Zhang Ziyi entitled Sophies Revenge due for release next year. Ziyi has had […]

Review: Eye For An Eye

Kwak Kyung Taek [Friend, Typhoon] returns with his latest caper: Eye For An Eye. The story revolves around a cop about to resign and become a partner in an insect […]

Empire magazine (UK) has published it’s top 500 films of all time. Appropriately, OldBoy appears at number 64. KOFIC has more: The UK’s most popular film magazine, Empire, published its […]

When I’m 64…

Empire magazine (UK) has published it’s top 500 films of all time. Appropriately, OldBoy appears at number 64. KOFIC has more: The UK’s most popular film magazine, Empire, published its […]

A combination of Fairy Tale and surreal terror is what’s in store if you feel up to it. A man who was abandoned by his mother at an early age […]

Review: Hansel and Gretel

A combination of Fairy Tale and surreal terror is what’s in store if you feel up to it. A man who was abandoned by his mother at an early age […]

I stay up most of the night writing in a dumb attempt to catch up on lost time. Dumb because I should really have been getting some sleep to prepare […]

Monday August 28, 2006

I stay up most of the night writing in a dumb attempt to catch up on lost time. Dumb because I should really have been getting some sleep to prepare […]

The blog has suffered from indifference just recently. I’ve not really felt up to making the entries I usually do, for the only reason that I’ve been in a complete […]

Monday April 17th, 2006

The blog has suffered from indifference just recently. I’ve not really felt up to making the entries I usually do, for the only reason that I’ve been in a complete […]

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