Category: Film

Reviews of films and movies.

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It’s always a nice treat when you go into a film expecting one thing and it ending up being something completely different. But in a great way. That’s the 2011 Korean film Always (오직 그대만/Only You). The film is a romantic drama that hits every mark and delivers a roller coaster of emotions powered by wonderful performances and sizzling chemistry from stars So Ji Sub and Han Hyo Joo.

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The 2019 film My Bossy Girl (너의 여자친구) is a fluffy romantic comedy done right. An irresistibly charming couple and the right amount of depth turn out to be the perfect recipe for a thoroughly engaging and warm-hearted story of self-confidence, selflessness and the innumerable value of the connections people have with one another.

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Good Ol’ Review: Incredible Performances from Lee Soon Jae and Jung Ji Hoon Solidify “Stand By Me” as an Emotional and Sincere Film

The 2018 film Stand By Me (덕구/Deok-Goo) is an absolutely terrific character-driven slice of life story. Steller performances from veteran Lee Soon Jae and the young Jung Ji Hoon power the simple, but emotional and relatable film.

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Good Ol’ Review: “P1H – The Beginning of a New World” Not Only an Epic K-pop Debut, but Easily an Epic Film As Well

FNC’s new six-member group P1Harmony made a very impactful debut with “Siren” in November. And since then, I’ve slowly, but surely become a fan of theirs. In reading up about them and getting to know more about them, I learned they actually starred in a film to gear up for their debut. I decided to check it out. And let me tell you, I was absolutely shocked.

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Good Ol’ Review: Strong Cast and Excellent Soundtrack Make “Our 30 Minute Sessions” an Emotionally Affecting Film

Our 30 Minute Sessions (サヨナラまでの30分/30 Minutes Until Goodbye) doesn’t reinvent the wheel. And it doesn’t have to. The 2020 film treads familiar territory, but does it well. With its strong cast, excellent soundtrack and careful direction, the film is an affecting story of healing, purpose and friendship.

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Good Ol’ Review: “Train to Busan” Sequel “Peninsula” a Very Different Film, but Still a Worthwhile, Thrilling Adventure

Peninsula (반도), the 2020 sequel to worldwide hit Train to Busan, is an adrenaline rush of an action film. But fans of the predecessor may want to set aside any expectations about this film. Peninsula is a very different movie, yet enjoyable enough in its own right.

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Good Ol’ Review: Relatable and Sincere, Kim Young Kwang and Park Bo Young’s “On Your Wedding Day” a Heartfelt Coming of Age Story

The 2018 film On Your Wedding Day (너의 결혼식) is a heartfelt, realistic coming of age story about the people and moments that help to shape your life.

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