All posts by Mitzie Correa

Director Kim Jee-Woon talks about his film "The Good, the Bad, and the Weird" during Cinema Diverse at the Bangkok Art and Culture Center in Thailand.
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May 26, 2014

It’s not every day that a world class Korean director visits a Southeast Asian city like Bangkok. So when I learned that Kim Jee Woon, an award-winning director whom I recognize through his horror film “A Tale of Two…

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Before Korean Women Were Fighting Women

March 28, 2014, No comments

Sometimes, with a long list of e-books to read in my tablet, I take a chance and sift through my list. I read the first few sentences of a story first ...

Author Kim Dong-In (1900-1951)

Notes from a Prison Journal: Desperation, Cruelty, and a Hint of Redemption

March 3, 2014, No comments

Every country has its own set of prison stories. And Kim Dong-In’s (1900-1951) “Lashing: Notes from a Prison Journal” is one of many of Korea’ ...

Screenshot from the 2012 Korean movie A Wonderful Moment/ My Little Hero.

Pho, Sinigang, and Glorious Singing: Southeast Asia in Korean Films and TV dramas

January 29, 2014, No comments

Whether it’s food like Vietnam’s pho or the Philippines’ sinigang, whether it’s a beautiful Vietnamese girl that Korean guys fall for or a Fil ...

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    November 2, 2013, No comments

    One of the wonderful things about watching Korean TV dramas is that you see a lot of beautiful things. Take, for example, those delicately designed jewelry boxes that are as precious as the jewels inside them. Or those…