Tag Archives: Song Kang-Ho

Age of Shadows, The (2016) Review

AKA: Secret Agent Director: Kim Ji-woon Cast: Goo Uoo, Song Kang-Ho, Han Ji-Min, Um Tae-Goo, Shin Sung-Rok, Seo Young-Joo, Lee Byung-Hun, Shingo Tsurumi, Heo Sung-Tae, Kim Dong-Young Running Time: 140 min. By Martin Sandison I remember going to see Kim Ji-woon’s A Bittersweet Life back when it … Continue reading

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Snowpiercer (2013) Review

Director: Bong Joon-ho Writer: Kelly Masterson, Bong Joon-ho Cast: Chris Evans, Song Kang-ho, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, Octavia Spencer, John Hurt, Ed Harris, Ko Ah-Sung Running Time: 126 min. By Kyle Warner In 2013, three of South Korea’s top directors … Continue reading

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Shiri | aka Swiri (1999) Review

Director: Kang Je-Gyu Producer: Kang Je-Kyu Cast: Han Seok-Kyu, Song Kang-Ho, Choi Min-Shik, Kim Yun-Jin, Yun Ju-Sang, Park Yong-Woo Running Time: 125 min. By Numskull Normally, I hate it when people talk about movies “sending messages.” The blocs of suburban … Continue reading

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Memories of Murder (2003) Review

Director: Bong Jun-Ho Writer: Bong Jun-Ho, Shim Seong-Bo Producer: Cha Seung-Jae Cast: Song Kang-ho, Kim Sang-kyung, Kim Roi-ha, Park Hae-il and Byun Hee-bong Running Time: 127 min. By Raging Gaijin “Memories of Murder” was a blockbuster hit in South Korea … Continue reading

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Thirst (2009) Review

Director: Park Chan-wook Writer: Park Chan-wook, Seo-Gyeong Jeong Producer: Park Chan-wook Cast: Shin Ha-kyun, Kim Hae-suk, Song Kang-ho, Kim Ok-bin, Park In-hwan By JJ Hatfield When I first heard of this film, it was presented as a vampire movie. The … Continue reading

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JSA: Joint Security Area (2000) Review

AKA: JSA Director: Park Chan-wook (Park Chan-uk) Cast: Lee Byeong-heon, Song Kang-ho, Lee Young-ae, Kim Tae-woo, Sin Ha-gyun, Choi Sang-woo, Kim Myeong-su Running Time: 100 min. By Equinox21 J.S.A. has been my favorite Korean movie, my second favorite Asian movie … Continue reading

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Host, The (2006) Review

Director: Bong Joon-Ho Writer: Baek Chul-hyun, Bong Joon-ho Producer: Choi Yong-bae Cast: Song Kang-ho, Byun Hee-bong, Park Hae-il, Bae Doona, Ko Ah-Sung Running Time: 120 min. By Ningen A subordinate Korean guy who probably works for Harvey Weinstein at his … Continue reading

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Foul King, The (2000) Review

AKA: Foul King Director: Kim Ji Woon (Kim Ji Wun) Cast: Song Kang-Ho, Chang Jin-Young, Park Sang-Myun Running Time: 111 min. By Equinox21 The Foul King is the story of Im Dae-ho (Song Kang-ho), a pitiful bank teller with an … Continue reading

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Good, The Bad, The Weird, The (2008) Review

Director: Kim Ji-woon Writer: Kim Ji-woon, Kim Min-suk Producer: Kim Ji-woon, Choi Jae-won Cast: Song Kang-ho, Lee Byung-hun, Jung Woo-sung, Yoon Je-moon as Byeong-choon, Ryoo Seung-soo as Man-gil, Song Yeong-chang, Son Byeong-ho Oh Dal-su, Uhm Ji-won Running Time: 120 min. … Continue reading

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Antarctic Journal (2005) Review

Director: Yim Pil-sung Producer: Cha Seung-Jae Cast: Song Gang-Ho, Yu Ji-Tae, Kim Gyeong-Ik, Park Hee-Sun, Yun Je-Mun, Choi Deok-Mun, Kang Hye-Jeong Running Time: 115 min. By Owlman I have to admit something here. I got suckered into buying Antarctic Journal … Continue reading

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Quiet Family, The (2002) Review

AKA: The Quiet Family: A Ruthless Comedy Director: Kim Ji Woon (Kim Ji Wun) Producer: Lee Eun Cast: Park In-Hwan, Na Moon-Hee, Choi Min-sik, Song Kang-ho, Go Ho-Kyung, Choi Cheol-ho Running Time: 105 mins. By Equinox21 Welcome to The Misty … Continue reading

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Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance (2002) Review

AKA: Myboksu Director: Park Chan-wook Writer: Park Chan-wook, Im Jin-Gyu, Lee Mu-Young Producer: Im Jin-Gyu Cast: Song Gang-Ho, Shin Ha-Gyun, Bae Doo-Na Running Time: 175 min. By Owlman While watching SFMV, I couldn’t help recalling my own bitter memories of … Continue reading

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