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“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.
The 11 best Korean movies from 2017 including action, drama, comedy, and historical films!
Available for easy international viewing on Netflix, "The Mayor" is yet another film that dramatizes electoral corruption from a South Korean perspective.
The best North Korea documentaries, compiled by someone who's actually been there.
An action thriller starring Hyun Bin as a North Korean detective sent to the South for a cooperative investigation.
A cinematic take on one of South Korea's most disheartening social problems: elderly prostitutes.
An empathetic, intimate documentary that chronicles students taking the Suneung, South Korea's all-important college entrance exam.
During the D-Day landings in 1944, American paratroopers captured an Asian man in Wehrmacht uniform. This man was Yang Kyoungjong, a Korean who had…
Although the onscreen assassination of a certain North Korean leader has dominated recent headlines, South Korea is actually in the lead for seeing its heads...
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Revisiting Safi Faye, One of Africa’s Most Underrated Female Filmmakers
“On Happiness Road” Beautifully Embodies Taiwan’s Existential Malaise