Tagged: kang-ho song

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Korean Cinema vs. Korean Television

It’s quite clear (from the movies I’ve seen) that Korean movies are ballsy. They aren’t afraid to be graphic, they aren’t afraid to tell it as it is. They aren’t even afraid to play with taboo issues such as incest and cannibalism. So why aren’t Korean television dramas showing the same artistic freedom?

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YAM – Issue 007

On this issue we’ve got a special coverage on the Stockholm Film Fest, including a Q&A with Sin Nombre director Cary Fukunaga, and several reviews from the festival’s films like Precious, Up in the Air, and The Cove which will play a big part on the coming award shows…

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Thirst (Korean Film)

Thirst is the film by Park Chan-wook, starring famous Korean actor Song Kang-ho as a Catholic priest who becomes a vampire and must fight the urge to give in his animalistic instinct.

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Stockholm Film Festival 2009

This year was the festival’s 20th anniversary, so it was supposed to be a good one. Looking at the movie list, I must say that they didn’t disappoint. There was a great mix of movies from all over the world, although Africa was underrepresented and Asia got a bigger representation.