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REVIEW: “Like for Likes (좋아해줘)” is Korea’s “Love Actually”

In her sophomore effort, director Park Hyun-Jin brings together a fantastic ensemble cast with a lot of Korean drama favorites for the lovely film Like for Likes. The movie centers on three couples: Screenwriter Jo Kyung-Ah (Lee Mi-Yeon) & the young actor she made famous, Roh Jin-Woo (Yoo Ah-In) are no longer on speaking terms. Jin-Woo is now top…

REVIEW: “Remember You (나를 잊지 말아요)” Tragically Recalls Another Life

In her first feature length film, director ​Lee Yoon-Jung transforms her short movie of the same name into a tale of romance and loss. Remember You (also known as Don’t Forget Me) stars Jung Woo Sung as Seok-won and in her first film in about 5 years, Kim Ha Neul as Jin-young. We open with Seok-won in a police station submitting his own…

REVIEW: “The Himalayas (히말라야)” Take a Consoling Climb

Director Lee Seok Hook teams up again (from 2012’s Dancing Queen) with actor Hwang Jung-min to bring us The Himalayas, a drama based on events from the life of renowned alpinist Um Hong-gil. ​Settled at a base for climbers, we meet Hong-gil (Jung-min) and his team. Later they rescue a duo played by Reply 1994‘s Jung Woo (Trash Oppa!) and Kim In-kwon. Hong-gil tells them to…

REVIEW: Veteran (베테랑) is a ‘Crank’-y Surprise

Taking a break from kdramas to quickly review the fun and action packed Veteran 베테랑. The movie is another one of director Ryoo Seung-wan’s action films, which follows the Bourne-esque The Berlin File.  The film has a very recognizable cast of stars with Hwang Jung-min and Yoo Ah-in. Honestly, I can just go on and on at how delicious Yoo Ah In…