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Review: Gangnam Blues (South Korea, 2015)


Korean drama heartthrob Lee Min-ho stars in Gangnam Blues, a gritty movie about how Seoul's Gangnam district was won in the 1970s.

Review: A Bittersweet Life (South Korea, 2005)


My god, I have been missing out. Admittedly, I’ve never been a fan of Korean dramas — they’re usually unrealistic, pathos-filled, campy fairytales that make my stomach...


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