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What’s Korean Cinema? 30 – The Handmaiden

For the 30th episode of What’s Korean Cinema, we return to reviewing something from the cannon of one of the key figures out of the early millenium new wave Korean cinema: Park Chan-wook. But he has proven to be of value to the scene even today and we’ll be looking at is his 2016 erotic thriller The Handmaiden.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/Park Chan-wook biography & discussion/The Handmaiden production background.
27m 08s – The Handmaiden review

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What’s Korean Cinema? 29 – Mother And A Guest

From Shin Sang-ok, our legendary man that would end up in North Korea making movies has made low budget crime films, enticing horror and now from 1961, we get a black and white romance called Mother And A Guest.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/Shin Sang-ok biography & discussion
27m 14s – Mother And A Guest review

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What’s Korean Cinema? 28 – A Man Who Was Superman

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Want to be kicked in the balls, experience complex psychology and be filled with positivity? Korea made one such movie for ya and it’s 2008’s A Man Who Was Superman. Starring the sassy girl, we’ll tell you all about it. With Kenny B and Hangul Celluloid‘s Paul Quinn.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/Jeong Yoon-cheol biography & discussion
19m 12s – Jun Ji-hyun biography & discussion
48m 41s – A Man Who Was Superman review

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What’s Korean Cinema? 27 – Declaration Of Idiot

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On this episode, we go back to 1983’s Declaration Of Idiot, directed by Lee Jang-ho. A silly, little art film from a director who didn’t want anyone to like it. It’s now considered a classic.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/Production-background
28m 32s – Lee Jang-ho biography & discussion
41m 40s – Declaration Of Idiot review

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What’s Korean Cinema? 26 – Memories Of Murder

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Based on the true story of Korean’s first serial killer, Kenny B and Hangul Celluloid’s Paul Quinn look back on Bong Joon-ho’s critically acclaimed and audience juggernaut Memories Of Murder.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/Production-background
12m 30s – Bong Joon-ho biography & discussion
37m 50s – Memories Of Murder review

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What’s Korean Cinema? 25 – The Aimless Bullet

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Kenny B and Korean cinema expert Paul Quinn of Hangul Celluloid share their views on 1960’s The Aimless Bullet (considered the best Korean movie ever made), its director and legacy.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/Production-background
20m 05s – Yu Hyun-mok biography & discussion
36m 04s – The Aimless Bullet review

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What’s Korean Cinema? 24 – Lies

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Your hosts take you back to the controversy the little film Lies, about S & M, caused in 1999.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/Lies-novel and author Jang Jung-il discussion
10m 57s – Jang Sun-woo biography & discussion/Lies-controversy
33m 17s – Lies review

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