Posts Tagged ‘South Korea’
Kenny B gathers Stewart Sutherland, Todd Stadtman, Paul Quinn and Paul Fox for the end of year chat covering a variety of topics including charity, Christmas creature features, Korea’s big year in cinema, lackluster remakes OF Korean movies and when there’s no more Hong Kong Christmas movies, let’s talk Lunar New Year ones instead! Thank you for all your support in 2016 and we’ll see you in 2017!
Charity single ‘Fuck You Brain’ by Ginger Wildheart is available at roundrecords.bandcamp.com.
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.
00m 00s – Intro/Production-background
12m 30s – Bong Joon-ho biography & discussion
37m 50s – Memories Of Murder review
Your hosts take you back to the controversy the little film Lies, about S & M, caused in 1999.
00m 00s – Intro/Lies-novel and author Jang Jung-il discussion
10m 57s – Jang Sun-woo biography & discussion/Lies-controversy
33m 17s – Lies review
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.
00m 00s – Intro/Movie-series and censorship background
24m 48s – Jeong In-yeob biography & discussion
28m 49s – Madam Aema review
The evil forces of the Dark Emperor threaten the entire universe. It’s the ultimate battle between good and evil, freedom and oppression. Will the courage of a brave few be enough to win the day?
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From a director who makes the most out of his sporadic filmmaking, we find Lee Chang-dong directing a lead performance with enough acting for 3 movies. So is his 140 minute drama Secret Sunshine from 2007, about grief, belief and emotional trauma worth the investment. Or do we need to watch vidoes of puppies to cleanse? Find out with Kenny B and Hangul Celluloid‘s Paul Quinn.
00m 00s – Intro/Lee Chang-dong bio & discission
28m 52s – Song Kang-ho and Yeon Do-jeon discussion
36m 10s – Secret Sunshine review
For episode 19, we cover the oldest Korean movie with recorded sound in existence that also is the shortest Korean movie discussed on this show. And hence maybe the shortest episode we’re ever likely to record. Brevity is an art not practised today, in Korea and elsewhere but anyway, the movie is Sweet Dream from 1936. With Kenny B and Hangul Celluloid‘s Paul Quinn.
00m 00s – Intro/Sweet Dream background and themes
16m 44s – Yang Ju-nam bio & discussion
25m 05s – Sweet Dream review