When rumours of Death Note's Hollywood remake surfaced throughout the early months of 2015, the probability of the project really following through wasn't one I gambled highly on. As a fan of the series for years, who had also bought volumes of the manga and enjoyed the anime immensely, I
Fabricated City was released a few months ago in South Korea, but took what felt like forever to arrive in Singapore. Maybe they had to literally ship the reel by sea, or it got lost in the mail. Either way, Fabricated City debuts to seemingly lukewarm response in Singapore, even as it topped South Korea's box office.
English Title: The Handmaiden Korean Title: 아가씨 (Agassi/Miss) Director: Park Chan Wook Screenplay: Chung Seo Kyung, Park Chan Wook Starring: Kim Min Hee (On the Beach Alone at Night), Kim Tae Ri (Entourage), Ha Jung Woo (The Chaser), Jo Jin Woong (The Admiral) Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery Certificate: 18 Duration: 167 mins (2:47:00) Warnings: graphic violence, graphic sex, depictions of suicide, strong language Release
Kimi no Na wa, alternately known by its English title Your Name, has taken the Asian entertainment sphere by storm recently. Besides being the fourth highest grossing film in Japan ever (second for a domestic Japanese film), it's had similar success in China, Thailand, and South Korea. The gist of the
The transition between childhood to the adult life can sometimes be quite jarring, a lesson four young men are unceremoniously forced to learn in the Korean film One Way Trip. These friends will eventually come to understand that the decisions made solely for survival may sometimes be the hardest to live with in