14 Feb , 2017 Natalie Ng
Lee Hyun-ju’s acclaimed South Korean lesbian romance Our Love Story is an intimate film about the uncertainty of young love.
20 Jan , 2017 Matthew Rooke
Kim Ki-duk returns to fine filmmaking form with The Net, a film about a North Korean fisherman who becomes ensnared in South Korea’s political game.
28 Nov , 2016 Natalie Ng
Teenage girls in 1930s Japanese-colonised Korea begin to mysteriously disappear from their boarding school in South Korean Gothic horror, The Silenced.
20 Nov , 2016 Hieu Chau
Hong Sang-soo’s Yourself and Yours continues the director’s trademark look at relationships but forgoes some of the director’s usual tricks to great effect.
27 Oct , 2016 Matthew Rooke
Kim Jee-woon’s intricate and suspenseful espionage thriller, The Age of Shadows, will keep you guessing all the way through.
13 Oct , 2016 Matthew Rooke
E J-yong’s social drama, The Bacchus Lady, is a tale of tragedy and loneliness and has a lot to say about the country’s attitude towards the elderly.
10 Oct , 2016 Hieu Chau
Set during Japan’s occupation of Korea, Hur Jin-ho brings the story of the last Korean royal to life in blockbuster Korean biopic, The Last Princess.
6 Oct , 2016 Brooke Heinz
Reach for the SKY is a Korean-Belgian documentary that examines the cruel reality of South Korea’s highly competitive education system.
6 Sep , 2016 Hieu Chau
South Korea’s socially conscious disaster film, Tunnel, draws a career-best performance from acting heavyweight Ha Jung-woo.
30 Aug , 2016 Theodora Vatubua
Filmmaker Lee Joon-ik turns his gaze once again on Korean history with Dongju: The Life of a Poet, a biopic set during Japan’s occupation of Korea.
23 Aug , 2016 Brooke Heinz
All aboard the South Korean zombie thrill ride, Train to Busan, the live action debut of filmmaker Yeon Sang-ho and the country’s first zombie blockbuster.
15 Aug , 2016 Brooke Heinz
Jung Ji-woo’s Fourth Place is an indictment of South Korea’s competitive culture which doesn’t just belong in sports but in all young Korean lives.