His Last Gift Review

April 8, 2008

EXCERPT:

By Kim Young-Jun, the director who brought you the epic martial arts movie, comes a touching drama about the unconditional love that two men have for their daughter. This is a Korean drama about a man serving a life sentence for murder is given ten-days leave to be with his daughter who has contracted a rare illness and is in desperate need of a liver transplant.

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CJ7 Review

April 5, 2008

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CJ7 is Stephen Chow’s 2008 movie about a poor man, his son, and an alien. A heartwarming story about the effort the father puts towards giving his son a good life and especially a good education, even if it means that he has to starve. However their life change when the father finds a new “toy” for his son.
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Vital Review

April 2, 2008

Vital (2004)
EXCERPT:
Vital is a Japanese film, made in 2004, by cult director Shinya Tsukamoto about a medical student who is desperately searching for his memories that were lost, along with the life of his girlfriend, in a car accident. Can Hiroshi regain his memories? Will he find out who his girlfriend really was?
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Summer Time Machine Blues Review

April 1, 2008

Summer Time Machine Blues (2005)
EXCERPT:
A light hearted comedy following a group of friends in a science-fiction club, who spend their summer holidays fooling around at their club house, have a mission to go back into time, using a time machine that appeared out of nowhere, in order to save their summer days from unbearable heat by retrieving the remote control for their air conditioner. But wouldn’t changing the past have an effect on the future? Be prepared for a wild ride regarding time travel with a bunch of whacky characters and theories thrown into the mix.

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Balls of Fury and Ping Pong

April 1, 2008

Hey guys,

I just remembered, after writing up my previous post; Ping Pong Review that last year Hollywood released the movie Balls of Fury. I haven’t had the chance of watching it yet, but i understand that it is also a comedy based on table tennis. Read the rest of this entry »


Ping Pong Review

March 31, 2008

Ping Pong (2002)
EXCERPT:
Ping Pong, a drama with some comic elements, follows two high school friends and their “passion” for the game Ping Pong. Peco is an arrogant player, determined to become a professional, while Smile, an almost complete opposite character, is frustrated that others see ping pong as more than a game. Although Peco taught Smile the game of Ping Pong, we see the tables turn as Smile surpasses Peco in talent. With competitions around the corner, will Peco be able to fulfill his dream?

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Our School Review

March 30, 2008

Our School (2006)
EXCERPT:
Our School (2006) is a Korean documentary, by filmmaker Kim Myung Joon, about the life of third generation Koreans in Japan and the struggles the students of a high school go through to
gain cultural identity in a foreign land.

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