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Review: Commitment

Every time I watch an Asian film, I check out its page on AsianWiki. It's a pretty great database, especially for Korean films, and I have gotten a lot of use out of it over the past few years. Much of the time, the User Rating is not too f...

 
 
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Next Korean Movie Night NY is wild, wild, wild... and sad

New year, new Korean Movie Night series in New York City. This first series, entitled "Wild Days," is about coming of age, with four films that deal with teenagers doing wild things as teenagers are wont to do (especially in films). What ma...

 
 
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Korean Movie Night NY remembers director Park Cheol Soo

[Just a reminder that this continues tomorrow, October 15th, with the 2005 film Green Chair. If you live in New York, make sure you're there! This is a great (and super rare) opportunity to see a great movie on the big screen.] Korean Movie...

 
 
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Review: A Werewolf Boy

Werewolves are kind of dumb. They're an amalgamation of two great flavors (wolves and people) that don't go great together. The most telling moment of any werewolf film is the moment of transformation, but the question is never "Woah, how a...

 
 
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Review: Sunny

Let me just put this out there: Sunny is an absolutely amazing movie in every single way. Everything I say in this review will reflect that. If that's all you wanted to know, you needn't read any further (though I hope you will). ...

 
 
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Next Korean Movie Night NY series features Sunny (YAY!!!)

I love Sunny. I love it so much that I don't feel awkward typing like a preteen girl talking about how fantastic it is. It was the best Korean film added to Netflix last year (hell, it was probably the best film added period), and it is som...

 
 
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Review: Young Gun in the Time

[Korean Movie Night NY continues tonight, March 12, at 7 PM with Oh Young-Doo's Young Gun in the Time. Tickets are free (but first-come, first-serve) at the Tribeca Cinemas. More information can be found here.] There's something about seein...

 
 
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Korean Movie Night NY sees a micro-budget genre invasion

If you've ever wondered where the term "exploitation film" came from, it referred to the way low-budget films featured content that was made to be exploited in marketing. It's sort of a blanket category, and it covers most low-budget films ...

 
 
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Review: The House

[The ongoing Korean Movie Night series in New York City continues tomorrow night, February 12, with the film The House. The screening is free, first come-first  More information can be found here.] Imagine you're Donald Trump. You...

 
 
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NYC Reminder: See Padak for free at the Tribeca Cinemas

Heya New York City. Normally, this would be the time where I post my review of the Korean film Padak along with a reminder about the screening tonight at the Tribeca Cinemas and let it speak for itself. Unfortunately, due to unfor...

 
 
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Review: The King of Pigs

[This review was originally posted as part of our freaking awesome coverage of the New York Asian Film Festival. It is being reposted here to remind NYC residents that they can see it for free down in Tribeca on Tuesday, January 15. For mor...

 
 
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Korean Movie Night New York gets its animation on

By this point, you New Yorkers should really know the drill. At various points throughout the year, those lovable lugs over at the Korean Cultural Service put on a series of free movie nights down at the Tribeca Cinemas. Those screenings ha...

 
 
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Review: Home Sweet Home

[Korean Movie Night NY continues with Moon Si-Hyun's Home Sweet Home. If you live in New York City, you can see this film for free at the Tribeca Cinemas tomorrow night (September 25th) at 7 PM. More information can be found here.] I've fou...

 
 
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Review: Moss

[This review was originally written as part of the ongoing series of Korean Movie Night NY screenings and then showed up again during our coverage of the New York Korean Film Festival. It is being reposted due to the film's DVD release, wit...

 
 
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Korean Movie Night New York is all about indie films

[Update: I realized that I somehow screwed up the poster for Home Sweet Home the Korean indie film and instead had put in the poster for Home Sweet Home the Hong Kong horror movie. I sincerely apologize for the confusion, and the ...

 
 
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More Korean Movie Night NY means more courtroom action

Now that our coverage of the 2012 New York Asian Film Festival is all nice and wrapped up, it's time for us to look towards other Asian films that only people in New York can go see. For example, the continued Korean Movie Night series, whi...

 
 
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NYAFF Review: Secret Love

[The New York Asian Film Festival has teamed up with Korean Movie Night for the international premiere of Secret Love. First-come first-serve tickets will be free for the screening, which will be at 7:00 PM on Tuesday, July 10th at Tri...

 
 
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Korean Movie Night NY wants you to meet Yoon Jin-Seo

As of last night, the "Epic Romance" series put on by New York's Korean Cultural Service is over. Boohoo and whatnot, sure, but it's time to look forward. This next series may be short, but it's got a pretty awesome twist, which I kind...

 
 
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Review: The Sword with No Name

[Korean Movie Night NY finishes its "Epic Romance" series with Kim Yong-Gyun's The Sword with No Name. If you live in New York City, you can see this film for free at the Tribeca Cinemas tomorrow night (June 16th) at 7 PM. More informa...

 
 
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Review: Forbidden Quest

[Korean Movie Night NY continues with Kim Dae-Woo's Forbidden Quest. If you live in New York City, you can see this film for free at the Tribeca Cinemas tonight (April 10th) at 7 PM. More information can be found here.]  I kn...

 
 
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Review: The King and the Clown

[Korean Movie Night NY continues with Lee Jun-Ik's The King and the Clown. If you live in New York City, you can see this film for free at the Tribeca Cinemas tonight (April 10th) at 7 PM. More information can be found here.] As I usua...

 
 
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Review: The Servant

[This was originally posted as part of our coverage of the New York Korean Film Festival. It is being reposted due to its screening tomorrow evening as part of the next series of the New York Korean Movie Night series. For more information ...

 
 
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NY Korean Movie Night continues, is an epic romance

It's that time again. The last two weeks in Tribeca have been all about festivals and festival films (and we've still got some more spillover coverage of that coming up over the next few days), but now it's time to look to the future. ...

 
 
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Review: Petty Romance

[Korean Movie Night NY continues with Kim Jung-Hoon's Petty Romance. If you live in New York City, you can see this film for free at the Tribeca Cinemas tonight (April 10th) at 7 PM. More information can be found here.] I imagine it's ...

 
 
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Review: My Girlfriend is an Agent

There aren’t a lot of spy-themed romantic comedies. Hell, spy-themed comedies is general aren’t nearly as popular as they once were. Generally speaking, recent spy films (e.g. Safe House) are deadly serious. I don’t know w...

 
 
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NY Korean Movie Night continues, is a fine romance

Now that the final screening in the Korean Cultural Service NY's "Jang Hun Plus One" Korean Movie Night series has officially come and gone, it's time to unveil the next run of super awesome totally free screenings. It's basically a ne...

 
 
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Review: White Night

[Korean Movie Night NY is back with Park Shin-Woo's film White Night. If you live in New York City, you can see this film for free at the Tribeca Cinemas tomorrow night (Feb 28th) at 7 PM. More information can be found here. This ...

 
 
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Review: Secret Reunion

[Korean Movie Night NY is back with Jang Hun's film Secret Reunion. If you live in New York City, you can see this film for free at the Tribeca Cinemas tomorrow night (Feb 15th) at 7 PM. More information can be found here.] Ladies and gentl...

 
 
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Review: Rough Cut

[Korean Cultural Service New York’s “Korean Movie Night” series will strike again tomorrow night with Jang Hun’s Rough Cut. It will be playing for free tomorrow night at the Tribeca Cinemas at 7 PM. Head over to the ...

 
 
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Free NYC Korean Screenings: [Three] Jang Hun Plus One

Since this is the third (one, two) time we've brought you news of the screenings put on by New York's Korean Cultural Service, I don't think I need to remind everyone how great it is to live in New York. However, just because I don't need t...

 
 
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NYC free screening alert: Poetry by Lee Chang-Dong

Way back when, we told you guys about the series of free screenings that the Korean Cultural Society of New York was putting on. Well, at the last minute they've added one more film to the docket. Poetry, by director Lee Chang-Dong, will be...

 
 
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Review: End of Animal

There are not a lot of films like End of Animal. In fact, I can only think of one other film that's even somewhat like it, and that would be the Japanese film Last Days of the World. It's a low-budget, post-apocalyptic, and generally w...

 
 
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Watch (free) Korean movies in New York City

You film-loving New Yorkers have got it good. You're some of the first people in the country to see the excellent Love Exposure outside of the festival circuit, you get access to awesome film festivals like the New York Film Festival (...

 
 




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Daniel Isn't Real"Daniel is real good"

 

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Queen & Slim"Ride or die"

 

The Good Liar"Liar, liar"

 

White Snake"This one won't fit in your boot!"

 

21 Bridges"We've crossed this one before"

 

Varda by Agnes"A life's work, a final chat"

 

Away"Shhh..."

 

Harley Quinn (Season 1)"No subheading I think of will be as funny as this show"

 

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood"A perfectly pleasant neighbor"

 

The Dwelling"The bed that doesn't eat"

 

Frozen 2"Thawing"

 

Ford v Ferrari"Car Wars"

 

10 Minutes Gone"Regrettably forgettable"

 

Recap: The Mandalorian (Season 1, Episode 1)"Star Wars, but with more shooting"

 

The Shed"It's actually about the vampire inside the shed"

 

Lady and the Tramp"Wait, this isn't a cash grab?"

 

Midway"戦争はつまらない"