Movie Review By: Mut Asheru “Is anyone really happy with their job?!”, expresses Ji Hyeong-Do’s (지형도) boss during the climatic fight scene in Writer/Director Lim Sang-yoon’s (임상윤) action, thriller A COMPANY MAN (회사원). The answer to that question is the crux of the movie. Good-looking monosyllabic Ji Hyeong-Do (So Ji-sub) obtained the ever respectable company job. That phrase … [Read more...] about DIFF 2013 Film Review: A Company Man ; love, action, remorse, revenge, comedic moments and the sublime So Ji-sub
When the South Koreans make a gangsta flick they make a muthaf*c%@n gangsta flick. The films are usually simple in their straight-forward violence. No matter how base or elevated the cinematography they stick with the recipe that works and NEW WORLD starring Lee Jung-jae ("The Housemaid") , Choi Min-sik ("Oldboy") and Jung-min Hwang ("Shiri") this film written and directed … [Read more...] about Film Review: NEW WORLD – This is not a cerebral gangster film.
LOS ANGELES, July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Legendary singer-songwriter Daryl Hall is set to release his fifth solo studio album, Laughing Down Crying , on September 27 (Verve Forecast). With his iconic soulful vocals, Hall's newest collection feels fresh and current while still maintaining his signature style and songwriting prowess. Hall was joined in the studio by … [Read more...] about DARYL HALL Releases New Solo Album Laughing Down Crying – out September 27
Review by: Mut Asheru John Rabe is a Nazi with a conscious. Can’t believe I said it but there it is and I would not have been able to make this observation if it had it not been for the film “John Rabe,” by German writer-director Florian Gallenberger. During World War II there were “safety zones” set up for civilians and Rabe, a German business man, found that he could … [Read more...] about Film Review: John Rabe
White Bamboo : Clare Means By: Mut Asheru White Bamboo is an excellent album full of delicate melodies and basslines. Its beautiful heavy melodies are framed by razor sharp lyrics of blame and pain sang softly and sweetly by Clare. You can tell this woman was exposing her demons and hopefully excorcising them. White Bamboo is a great album; expertly produced and … [Read more...] about CD Review: White Bamboo : Clare Means