HanCinema Film Review: The Wailing

(Image and text are samples from my work on HanCinema.net and belong to HanCinema.) Na Hong-jin (The Chaser, The Yellow Sea) has brought the world another blockbuster that screened at Cannes, was picked up by Well Go USA Entertainment, and released in North American June 3. Welcome horror mystery The Wailing to the ranks ofContinue reading “HanCinema Film Review: The Wailing”

HanCinema Film Review: Phantom Detective

So the New York Times didn’t like the film, but I sure did. People are so invested into adrenaline-pumping films nowadays that slower-paced films are often blindly dismissed. Don’t do that to “Phantom Detective!” Here’s a snippet of my HanCinema review: Director Jo Sung-hee’s Phantom Detective is a play on the crime noir complete with anti-heroContinue reading “HanCinema Film Review: Phantom Detective”

HanCinema Film Review: Time Renegades

Time Renegades the time-travel film from Director Kwak Jae-Yong (Daisy, My Sassy Girl) came in number one its opening weekend and for good reason. It was a slick piece that balanced the two worlds it depicted and the relationship between dream-tied strangers realistically and with plenty of suspense. It premiered in South Korea on April 13,Continue reading “HanCinema Film Review: Time Renegades”

“The Silenced” – A Review

By: Raine — Hi all! I got to watch Park Bo-young’s “The Silenced” while I was in Korea and I jotted down my thoughts in a review for HanCinema. After the movie I got to go to a question and answer session, which you will be able to read about soon once I transcribe it!Continue reading ““The Silenced” – A Review”

“Twenty” – A Film Review

by: Raine — Coming-of-age films are a dime a dozen. So what makes “Twenty” any different from its comrades? For one, it boasts of a star-studded cast that shot it into the spotlight. Luckily, the cast was more than capable of pulling off the raunchy dialogue, coming-of-age antics, and moments of gravity that accompany theContinue reading ““Twenty” – A Film Review”