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.
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…


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…