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Movie review: Masquerade (2012) directed by Choo Chang-min

Movie info: It is a historical movie about missing 15 days in annals of the Joseon Dynasty during the reign of Gwanghae (Lee Byung-hun), the 15th Joseon king. He was a confusing and conspiratorial ruler who, afraid of assassination, ordered his chief … Continue reading

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Movie review: War of the Arrows (2011) directed by Han-min Kim

Movie info: Two children, the older boy called Nam-yi and his little sister, Ja-in, are being chased by King Injo’s guards. They are saved only by the ultimate sacrifice of their father, Choi Pyeong-ryung, an officer of King Gwanghae and … Continue reading

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Movie review: 12 Years A Slave directed by Steve McQueen

Synopsis: The movie is based on Solomon Northup’s autobiography, Twelve Years a Slave, published in 1853. Solomon (Chiwetel Ejiofor), a skilled fiddle-player and a family man, was abducted in 1841. A pair of traveling showmen lured him from his home, wife and … Continue reading

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