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Schlocktober: Pulgasari (1985)

Here is an uncontroversial fact: Kim Jong-Il is a monster. The late dictator of North Korea came into power upon the death of his father, Kim Il-Sung, in 1994 and by the time of his death in 2011, he had left one of the world history’s most appalling legacies of human rights abuses as well as the lack of press freedom and government transparency. 1,221 more words

Horror

It's Not Her Sin (그 여자의 죄가 아니다 , Shin Sang-ok, 1959)

It’s Not Her Sin (그 여자의 죄가 아니다, Geu yeoja-ui joega anida) is, in contrast to its title, nowhere near as dark or salacious as the harsher end of female melodramas coming out of Hollywood in the 1950s. 783 more words

Korean

Maengjinsadaek Gyeongsa (1962)

Some definitions that came to my mind, having—over the course of a little over thirty years—watched three versions of the same story:

Nostalgia. A feeling of deep, intense longing for a film you saw in your childhood, and of which you remember nothing except the vague outline of a story. 1,406 more words

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