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The Tiger – film review"
The Tiger (2015) Director: Park Hoon-jung Cast: Choi Min-sik, Jeong Man-sik, Kim Sang-ho, Sung Yoo-bin Running Time: 139 minutes Format: DVD & Blu-ray Out: 6 November 2017 8/10 Jamie Havlin takes a look at an award-winning movie set during Japan’s annexation of Korea in the early part of the twentieth century. Here Choi Min-sik (Oldboy, […]
New World – film review -South Korean gangster drama soon to be remade in Hollywood"
New World (2013) Director: Park Hoon-jung Cast: Lee Jung-jae, Choi Min-sik, Hwang Jung-min Run time: 134 minutes Format: Dual format Subtitles: English (Optional) Release Date: 15/01/2018 9/10 Jamie Havlin takes a look at an award-winning South Korean gangster drama soon to be given the Hollywood remake treatment. Having established himself as one of South […]
The League Of Gentlemen Series 4 – review"
WARNING!!! SPOILERS AHEAD. IF YOU HAVE NOT YET SEEN THE LATEST SERIES OF THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN PLEASE DO NOT CONTINUE. WE’LL HAVE NO TROUBLE HERE! Acclaimed comedy The League Of Gentlemen returned for a brief three episode run this week. Last seen on the small screen in 2002, did the new episodes live up […]
Blade of the Immortal (2017) – film review"
Ian Johnston reviews the new film from Takashi Miike, Blade of the Immortal, his 100th as a director.
Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond – One Writers Perspective"
Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond is a beautiful and poignant documentary. Its power not only lies in the footage which was originally recorded by Kaufman’s partner Lynne Margulies (played by Courtney Love in Man on the Moon) and the scenes showing Carrey (in full Andy Kaufman character) meeting Kaufman’s family. It is a beautiful film because of its central message.