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  • Lee Seok-chul plays the impulisve Icheon in My Boy (Credit: BIFF Press Kit)
    5 Korean Films to Look For from BIFF 2013
    November 15, 2013, No comments

    A month has passed since the Busan International Film Festival wrapped up and I’ve finally had to time to decompress and reflect on my film bonanza. I watched 21 films over 13 days (and held down a day job and blogged and…

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    BIFF Film Review: Snowpiercer
    November 5, 2013, No comments

    It’s twenty years into the next ice age and the future is bleak. Trapped aboard a train navigating the Earth’s circumference, the last remaining members of the human race struggle to survive… at least those who…

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    London Korean Film Festival 2013
    November 4, 2013, No comments

    2013 sees the 8th London Korean Film Festival and sees the Korean Culture Centre UK continue their hard work in bringing some of South Korea’s cinema best to London screens. From 7th November to 15 November 2013,…

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    Najeon chilgi for techies
    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…

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    Seoul’s Salsa Scene in Full Swing
    October 22, 2013, No comments

    The excitement is palpable, as it always is just before any dance competition. Upbeat Latin tunes echo through a hall of dressing rooms that buzz with giddy conversations in a number of languages. Inside, flamboyantly…