release: 2013

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[Korean Cinema] An Ethics Lesson

An Ethics Lesson (2013) is an unflinching look at the darker side of human nature. Written and directed by Park Myung Rang, An Ethics Lesson, delves into the cruelty, cowardice and evil of four men connected to the life and death of a beautiful university student. Continue reading

[Korean Cinema] Rough Play

From director Shin Yeon Shik comes the brutally raw, Rough Play, a disturbing glimpse at the dark side of fame. Written by screen writer Kim Ki Duk and starring MBLAQ’s Lee Joon, Rough Play, follows the sudden rise of aspiring actor Oh Young and his inevitable demise as he is corrupted by the dark side of fame. Continue reading

[Korean Cinema] Hwayi: A monster boy

Writer/director Jang Joon Hwan makes his long-anticipated return with the tense action-thiller, Hwayi: A Monster Boy (2013), proving that Korean cinema is as strong and hard hitting as ever. Continue reading

[Japanese Cinema] The Complex

Hideo Nakata – director of j-horror classics The Ring and Dark Water – makes his long awaited (and for some much anticipated) return to the genre with the unsettling hit, The Complex, to remind us what it was about old school Japanese horror that made it so terrifying . Continue reading

[Japanese Cinema] Shield of Straw

Takashi Miike’s latest action-thriller, Shield of Straw (2013) – starring Takao Osawa, Nanaka Matsushima and Death Note`s Tatsuya Fujiwara – takes a look at the dark side of human-nature and how easily money draws it out. Continue reading

[Japanese Cinema] The Brain Man

What does it mean to be human? Tomoyuki Takimoto`s scifi-mystery, The Brain Man (2013), starring Hana Kimi`s Toma Ikuta, explores what it means to be human and the destructive potential of an individual that seems more robot than man.

[Music & Choreo Review] EXO ‘With You’ – Immortal Song

Lower the mirror ball, light up the dance floor and put on your flares, let’s take a look at EXO’s foray into disco with Nam Jin’s ‘With You’. Continue reading

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