Inglorious Basterds (2009)

Filmmaker Quentin Tarentino. You either love his work or hate his work. I for one, am always intrigued by his work. This World War II set film is perhaps one of his best films, thanks to a cast that pulls off some very intriguing and at time, funny performances. Set in Nazi-occupied France during World […]

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The Inglorious Bastards (1978)

With the recent success of Quentin Tarantino’s World War II-set epic Inglorious Basterds, it was time to look into one of the big influences behind Tarantino’s hit, this Italian-made internationally cast feature directed by Enzo G. Castellari, which like Tarantino’s version, is set in Nazi-occupied France during World War II in 1944. The “bastards” in […]

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I Can Speak (2017)

An elderly woman and a civil servant not only bond but learn a thing or two in the midst of things in this very heartwarming film from Kim Hyun-Seok. For the past twenty years, elderly woman Nah Ok-Boon has been causing trouble with her fellow shopowners and making constant complaints about the area, going as […]

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The Battleship Island (2017)

Veteran director Ryoo Seung-Wan takes on this film inspired by true events depicted near the end of World War II that makes good use of its cast and location. In February of 1945, Korean-born bandleader Lee Gang-Ok is in Japan, performing with his daughter Sohee, when a band of Japanese soldiers arrive. Gang-Ok and Sohee […]

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Military Thriller “The Battleship Island” Comes to the U.S. This Summer

CJ Entertainment will be bringing the upcoming military action film The Battleship Island this summer. Under the colonial rule of Japan, 400 or so Koreans who are conscripted into slave labor on ‘The Battleship Island’, attempt to escape for life. 1944, during the Japanese occupation of Korea, conscripted civilians head out to the Hashima island. […]

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