November 09, 2011
Phantom the Submarine (Yuryŏng)
A crew of anonymous sailors control the top secret Korean nuclear submarine known as the Phantom. After killing his captain, a naval officer became an unwilling crew member when the government officially erased him from existence.
An outstanding and little known film. The story takes place while nuclear brinks-men-ship is in play. ~Mike
Askwith Media Library 41434-D 103 minutes 2003
The President's last bang (Kŭ ttae kŭ saramdŭl)
A wildly funny whirlwind of anarchy, violence, and sex. Depicts the brutal reality and ensuing chaos of a political coup with unapologetic frankness, unexpected humor and unrelieved intensity.
A very stylized interpretation of historical events. ~Mike
Askwith Media Library 42936-D 104 minutes 2006
November 08, 2011
My Girlfriend is an Agent (7-kŭp kongmuwŏn)
Soo-ji and Jae-Jun were once a passionate and stable couple until Jae-Jun decidede that he could not put up with her lies anymore. But all Soo-Ji was trying to do was hide her secret identity as a secret spy with the government.
This is a fun movie. Filled with action, laughter and a struggling romance. ~Mike
Askwith Media Library 55641-D 114 minutes 2009
Castaway on the Moon (Kim Ssi pʻyoryugi)
A failed suicide attempt leads a heartbroken man to live a life in the wilderness. A reclusive young woman, who takes close-up shots of the moon and has not left her apartment in years, spies him and comes to think of him as her own alien.
A sweet film of two individuals who are isolated from society for different reasons. They both learn to communitcate with each other over a very long distance. There is hope. Enjoy. ~Mike
Askwith Media Library 55669-D 116 minutes 2010
March 24, 2010
The Grand Chef
A chef in-training and a country girl who dreams of becoming a food critic, join forces to make their dreams come true, when he begins a culinary battle against his step-brother to become top chef of the family business.
Askwith Media Library 50121-D