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Renowned Hong Kong kung-fu actor Donnie Yen’s acting career pivots to new frontiers.
Starring Lee Byung-hun, Ha Jung-woo, Bae Suzy, and Ma Dong-seok, “Ashfall” (a.k.a. “Baekdusan”) combines big-budget Hollywood tropes with inter-Korean politics.
In Donnie Yen’s final kung fu film, action takes a backseat to China-US tensions and identity politics.
Two cops team up with a mob enforcer and illegal gambling site owner to take down a Japanese drug ring.
Park Seo-joon uses MMA skills to exorcise demons in his latest collaboration with Jason Kim Joo-hwan.
Starring Ma Dong-seok, this action movie blends classic Korean crime archetypes into something new and entertaining, though not necessarily memorable.
Vietnam’s answer to “Taken” arrives—but with a female lead taking charge.
This Korean action movie featuring private military contractors offers many explosions—and biting, timely political critiques.
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.