Review by: Mut Asheru Hey ladies, have you ever had a crush you wanted to make a move on? Of course you have. This year’s Busan International Film Festival (BIFF 2017) showcased Korean indie HIT THE NIGHT which follows screenwriter Ga-young (played by director Ga-young Jeong) on her trek to make that man hers. She pretends to interview Jin-hyuk (played by Jong-hwan Park ) … [Read more...] about Film Review: “Hit the Night” shines in 2017 Busan International Film Festival romance genre
Review by: Mut Asheru "How to Breathe Underwater" shown at the 2017 Busan International Film Festival is a breathtaking ode to the heartache of daily living. Directed by Hyeon-seok Go, the film's central characters are drowning in the tediousness of daily life. Amazingly, their lives resemble countless souls around them and because they are so ordinary it's easy to imagine … [Read more...] about Film Review: Korean Indie “How to Breathe Underwater” is a solid ode to daily struggle
Review by: Ifakoya English It is amazing what you find when you are on the search for nice vampire films to watch. Ranging from the standard monster flick to the oft-maligned romantic variant, vampire films come in many shapes and forms. However, this is possibly one of the only times where the classic vampire film has taken the form of a partially silent avant-garde indie … [Read more...] about Film Review: “Kyuketsu” an unholy, eighteen-wheeled truck of a film hits the viewer head-on
Review By: Ifakoya English Opens at the Angelika Theater, March 11th There is little magic that compares with that of nostalgia, and few things as precious as memories. ONLY YESTERDAY delivered to the world in 1991 by the legendary Studio Ghibli (Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle) is a charming masterpiece. Directed by Isao Takahata (The Tale of Princess Kaguya) … [Read more...] about Film Review: “Only Yesterday” – Old made new!…In English to boot!
Directed by: Yuji Shimomura Produced by: Yoshinori Chiba Written by: Seiji Chiba, Shinichi Fujita Music by: Rui Ogawa, Dir en grey Distributed by : Tokyo Shock Released: May 12, 2005 Running time: 90 min Language: Japanese Review By: Ifakoya English Oh man I remember this film fondly. Not only for its utter lack of ability to follow the basic story line of the manga, … [Read more...] about DVD Review: Death Trance – Looking Back
Review by: Mut Asheru Love is real and Jin Mo-young's documentary “My Love, Don't Cross that River” proves it. The film captures the last moments of elderly couple's Jo Byeong-man and Kang Kye-yeol's last moments of their 76 year marriage. Yes, you read me right. 76 years! And they were just as lovey-dovey cute as they must have been in their vivacious youths. Even though … [Read more...] about Documentary review: “My Love, Don’t Cross that River”… is what long-lasting love looks like