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  • Our Sunhi 2013

    ★★★ Watched 22 Dec, 2014

    Heartwarming, Our Sunhi is about three distinct men (or maybe more about Sun-hi) and their relationships with her.

    Her ex is madly in love with her, her professor is infatuated and the last one just happens to be her senior at college.

    While the plot is centered around the girl's future and expectations, all their feelings are exposed in social encounters and/or heavy alcohol consuming over various pubs, idiosyncratic scenes in Hong Sang-soo films.

    It moves at a steady rate and leaves open on who really "won" Sun-hi.

  • Little Caesar 1931

    ★★½ Watched 15 Oct, 2012

    79 minutes long, Little Caesar is dynamic and predictable. A solid piece of early talking cinema with many, many good actors.

    A must for Edward G. Robinson fans. Yet, mr. Fairbanks Jr. steals the scene, even as a secondary character.

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  • Friend 2001

    ★★★★½ Watched 13 May, 2012

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    It shows the evolution of the friendship between four men since childhood. When they go to separated schools, their attitudes and goals become different - while some develop gangsterlike features, others become study oriented. With the mature acting of all the protagonists, the film becomes interesting and the linear gaps of years show us unpredictable changes of every single character. The director and writer Kyung-Taek Kwak did a great job defining each one of the "friends."

    Another interesting aspect is…

  • Ditto 2000

    ★★★★½ Watched 16 May, 2012

    It tells the story of a girl from 1979 and a guy from the year 2000 who can communicate through a HAM radio. The mediocre acting and the poor directing made the movie a little boring and made me cringe sometimes, but the plot twists turned it interesting enough for it to be a representant of the Korean cinema. Like every film that deals with temporal communication, it demanded wits (see Back to the Future triology) and also had some…