Archive for the ‘What’s Korean Cinema?’ Category

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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What’s Korean Cinema? 23 – Madame Aema

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Sexual awakening after a lifeless marriage… excuse for T & A or an attempt to deconstruct in a mature AND adult way? We’ll see what 1982’s Madam Aema holds as we review and discuss it.

Running Times: 
00m 00s – Intro/Movie-series and censorship background
24m 48s – Jeong In-yeob biography & discussion
28m 49s – Madam Aema review

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Podcast On Fire Network Bonus Episode 25: The Uninvited

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They remade A Tale Of Two Sisters as The Uninvited in 2009. Directed by The Guard Brothers, how does it fare?

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