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Children of a Lesser God: Twists, tricks and turns

Ok, this post is supposed to follow my First Impression post — like very shortly…cos I have been (willfully) misled (?) by Children on 2 counts. 437 more words


First Impression: Children of a Lesser God

I do quite like Children‘s set up, it’s OCN-ish, yet isn’t.

Main cast:

  • Kang Ji-hwan (from Big Man) as ex-Detective Cheon Jae-in. He is smart, observant, thorough — qualities which propel him to be the star of Seoul Police Force.
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Korean action flick follows the bloody path of vengeance cut by Sook-hee (Kim Ok-bin) a woman raised to be an assassin since she was a child. 647 more words


Cannes 2017 Review: The Villainess [Ak-Nyeo]

The first scene of Ak-Nyeo gives good indication of what’s to come. We’re immediately placed in the subjective point of view, facing up to a horde of henchman in a narrow corridor. 301 more words

The Villainess | Movie Review

Quick Take: After learning about the murder of her newly-minted husband, Sook-hee (Kim Ok-vin) goes on a frantic bloody rampage to wipe out the people responsible – and that’s just the first ten minutes of the film. 1,762 more words

Fantasia Film Review: The Villainess

Fantasia has begun. You’d be wise to seek cover.

THE VILLAINESS might seem too much of an ostentatious title for what seems to be a revenge movie. 497 more words

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