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  • Toronto Film Review: 'Haemoo'

    Turning a real-life human trafficking tragedy into a comment on social inequality and the cost of survival, "Haemoo" dramatizes a stark nautical ordeal fraught with tension. Produced and co-written by internationally recognized Korean auteur Bong Joon-ho ("Snowpiercer," "The Host,") this directing debut by helmer-scribe Shim Sung-bo echoes Bong's trademark cynical vision of human nature, but the characters lack dimensionality and psychological depth. Still, . Bong's name could be the wind beneath "Haemoo's" sails where fest play and niche arthouse play are concerned.
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Riot Club'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - -- specifically, a group of 10 elite students who went to England's top schools, descend from the richest families and carry the country's best blood. It's enough to make anyone else's blood boil, which is the deliciously...

    'Last of Robin Hood' is pointless and creepy

    'Last of Robin Hood' is pointless and creepy
    * (out of four) All swash and no buckle, “The Last of Robin Hood” has not one clearly defined character or relationship. That’s a problem in any movie, but it’s especially troubling when chronicling a real-life union between a...

    Film Review: 'Gyeongju'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - The South Korean city of Gyeongju is known for its hundreds of burial mounds, making this town with its head in the past a fitting backdrop for director Zhang Lu's exquisitely observed personal drama. Inspired by an obscene...

    Korean Hit-Makers to Host Seminar in Busan Market

    HONG KONG -- Film-makers behind South Korea's string of recent blockbuster hits will convene at an event to be held as part of the Busan festival's Asian Film Market. Only those whose films have exceeded 10 million ticket sales within Korea are invited...