Tag Archives: Korean films

The London Korean Film Festival

Posted on November 15, 2014 by Toothpicker

A while back I wrote about the Japanese soft power on the world, but within the last decade, the world has witnessed how South Korea managed to conquer the world through technology, design, cosmetics (including surgeries) and pop culture in a relatively short period of time. The transformation is staggering because South [...]

This post was posted in London, Films & documentaries and was tagged with London, Film festival, Korean films

Arirang & Kim Ki-Duk

Posted on June 12, 2012 by Toothpicker

I don't know how to describe renowned Korean director, Kim Ki-Duk's new docudrama, it is weird, fascinating, boring, humorous, experimental, self-indulgent, self-critical, meditative and intense all at the same time! How can a film be all of the above? Well, here we go, and it even won the 'Prix Un Certain Regard [...]

This post was posted in Films & documentaries and was tagged with documentaries, Kim Ki-Duk, Korean films

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