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“The Great Battle” provides action with sprinklings of light-heartedness, but falls short on screenwriting.
Cinema Escapist reveals the top South Korean films from 2018, across genres like espionage, romance, drama, and more.
This Korean action movie featuring private military contractors offers many explosions—and biting, timely political critiques.
“Default” explores the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis’ impact in Korea, focusing more on emotions than economic explanations.
From teen idols to steely villains: Cinema Escapist looks at leading Korean actor Jung Woo-sung's best performances, ranked in order of increasing quality.
Song Kang-ho is Korea's premiere character actor. Cinema Escapist looks at his best performances, in order of increasing quality.
Son Ye-jin and Hyun Bin star in a fast-paced, socially relevant psychological thriller.
Making deals with North Korea? Check. Election interference? Check. "The Spy Gone North" offers a captivating, timely spy story.
My family experienced a key moment of Korean history. I didn't know until I watched this movie.
12 years on, this monster blockbuster still offers an apt reflection on South Korean society.
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