Korean Film Festival 2016

10 Movies from the London Korean Film Festival 2016

10 Great Movies Featured at the London Korean Film Festival 2016 first published by Scene360 Now in its eleventh edition, this year’s London Korean Film Festival boasts some 40 features, a smaller number of which toured beyond London to Sheffield, Manchester, Nottingham, Glasgow and Belfast. Amid the usual programme of Korea’s latest hits and indie titles, shorts…

Spider Forest

Spider Forest (2004)

Review first published by Film4 Synopsis: Song Il-Gon weaves an inescapable trap for characters and viewers alike in this melancholic Korean mystery. Review: A scene in the middle of Spider Forest (Geomi sup) shows Kang Min (Kam Woo-sung), producer of television’s ‘Mystery Theatre’, frantically editing ‘on the fly’ the second half of an episode even as the first half is…

Hansel and Gretel (2007)

Review first published by EyeforFilm. “In this world, in an unimaginably strange place, a deep forest that we could suddenly fall into exists somewhere out there,” states Lee Eun-soo (Chun Jeong-myoung) at the beginning of Hansel And Gretel, his voice intoned over images of him running through darkened trees. In fact he has just accidentally…