We sit down for an interview with Hong Sungah, a Malaysian correspondent for Korean institutes KOFICE and KOFIC, for a chat about Malaysian cinema, how the Koreans are learning about it, and her role in this bigger picture.
Ada Apa Dengan Ji-young – Kim Ji-young, Born 1982
Adi Iskandar considers the pros and cons of Kim Do-young’s film.
Heroes and Villains – The Whistleblower
With the New York Asian Film Festival about to kick off, Tang Mei San recalls her experience of watching ‘The Whistleblower’ a number of years ago.
Where The Heart Is – Dear Grandma
Ezzah Mahmud sat down in the present with this Korean documentary, and was taken down memory lane.
A Song of Innocence – The Man from Nowhere
Adi Iskandar takes over the wheel without killing someone. Is it possible for us to write a review of a film without once referring to gender identities?… Read more “A Song of Innocence – The Man from Nowhere”
My Gender, My Sexuality – My Love, My Bride
Adi Iskandar considers the politics behind sassy girls and sex. The journey this site undertakes in better understanding Korean films continues with ‘My Love, My Bride’. As you… Read more “My Gender, My Sexuality – My Love, My Bride”
All At Sea – Sea Fog
Adi Iskandar dives into the unseen to discover the unknown. Can the case be made for the one-film auteur? Though ‘Sea Fog’ is the directorial debut of… Read more “All At Sea – Sea Fog”
Avenging Angel – I Saw The Devil
Watching this film makes Adi Iskandar wonder why we can’t all just get along. “I will kill you when you are in the most pain. When you’re in… Read more “Avenging Angel – I Saw The Devil”