Going By The Book is a Korean movie. A string of bank robberies puts the public in a panic and they demand action from the newly appointed police chief to crack down on the perpetrators. In order to appease the residents of the city and carry out his own ambitions, The police chief appoints naive traffic cop JUNG Do-man to infiltrate the world of the robbers.
Month: September 2008
The Devil’s Game is a Korean movie. A struggling artist Hee-do is offered a million dollar to bet his life if he loses a game against a rich old man named No-shik who is dying from a terminal disease. The game is to dial any random number and tell whether it would be male or female who takes the call before the phone gets answered. Hee-do calls “Female” and No-shik “Male.” It turns out the call-answerer is a drag queen and Hee-do loses. After a month of a brain operation, No-shik wakes up in Hee-do’s body and Hee-do does in No-shik’s. With Hee-do’s young healthy body, No-shik is now the man of health and wealth, let alone romance with the clueless Hee-do’s fiancé. Meanwhile, No-shik’s ex-wife convinces the frustrated Hee-do to help her lay out a scheme to revenge upon No-shik by revealing the truth. However, the woman is found dead not long after in No-shik’s office building. Hee-do comes to another showdown with No-shik and makes the second bet that could return his lost body if he wins and could lose his memories about his fiancé to No-shik if he fails. Each calls out random numbers and waits for the voice to be heard.
Forever The Moment, a Korean movie. The Athens Olympics are approaching and Korea is looking for gold in every sport. Korean women in particular have done well in almost areas except for the ignored and looked down upon sport of Team Handball. And when the team is assembled, it doesn’t look when the players who show up are women in their 30s ad teens with piercing. Can this oddball group overcome their personal differences and hardships and somehow come together as a team?
The Guard Post, a Korean movie. All of squad soldiers from 506 at DMZ were killed except one soldier. Every body were cruelly crashed or cut off their neck. The only survived one is in coma and the case goes into mystery. A military investigator (Chun Ho Jin) is dispatched. And he is facing a strange virus that turns soldiers into zombies.
Happiness, a Korean movie. When stricken with a terminal disease, Young-su leaves his careless high life in the city, live-in girlfriend and dwindling business. He retreats to a sanatorium in the countryside in order to treat his illness, where he meets a young woman who is a resident patient there. Soon they develop feelings for each other and leave the sanatorium together to live in a small but cozy farm house. Their health improves dramatically but when Young-su’s friends from the city come for a visit, he starts to wonder if he should abandon mundane rural village and return to his former lifestyle.
The Ghost Theater, a Korean movie. In search of her grandmother who disappeared at the movies one day, young girl So Dan (Kim Kkot Bi) ends up at a run-down, dimly lit theater where she meets various wandering spirits who call the theater home. Among her newfound friends are a gothic-looking gisaeng (Han Ae Ri), a Japanese WWII lieutenant (Jo Hee Bong), a giddy Afroed clown (Park Yeong Soo), and portly Elisa (Park Joon Myeon, I’m a Cyborg, But That’s OK), who claims she’s the last Joseon Dynasty princess. They and her missing grandmother all seem to be connected to a mysterious banned film from years ago.
Hansel and Gretel, a Korean movie. A reckless youngster Eun-soo drives to his mother’s, and has a car accident. When Eun-soo wakes up, he meets a mysterious girl and is led to her fairytale-like house in the middle of the forest. There, Eun-soo is trapped with the girl and her siblings who never age. Soon he learns all the adults who visited or stayed in the house have met mysterious yet terrible ends. More shockingly, their cruel deaths are drawn in details and made into a fairytale book by the children. Scared Eun-soo tries to find the way out, but the house is secluded in the forest with no way out. And then, Eun-soo discovers a book which tells a brutal end of none other than himself!
Scent of Love aka Scent of Chrysanthemums, a Korean movie. In-ha smells the “scent of the chrysanthemums” after seeing Hui-jae arguing in the defense of a pregnant woman on the subway. The two meet again in a student club at their university, but Hui-jae loves someone else and brushes off In-ha’s feelings for her. After many years, Hui-jae loses her love and lives without hope. In-ha comes to the rescue and brightens her life. A film based on the best-selling novel of the same name by KIM Ha-in.
Epitaph, a Korean movie, is a story about “In a modern hospital in 1941, doctors witness weird events and learn DEATH is the sole healer.” In 1979, Dr. PARK receives an old photo album from his twenties in 1941 when mysterious things befell him and his colleagues. PARK was bound by his parents to marry a girl whom he never met, but fell in love with a dead woman who happened to be his arranged marriage. Meanwhile, a little girl who was apparently the only survivor a car accident was haunted by ghosts every night. After two doctors (a married couple) involved in these two stories return to their hospital from Tokyo, a series of serial murders occurs around them.
Dead Friend, a Korean movie. A teenage girl suffering from amnesia discovers that she is somehow connected to a group of people who are being killed off one by one by a vengeful ghost.