Profile Movie: Sinkhole (싱크홀) Release Date: August 11, 2021 Runtime: 113 min. Distributor: Showbox Language: Korean Country: South Korea
Main Cast Cha Seung Won – Jung Man Soo Lee Kwang Soo – Kim Seung Hyun Kim Sung Kyun – Park Dong Won Kim Hye Jun – Eun Joo Nam Da Reum – Jung Seung Tae
Review The movie is about a building going down a 500m sinkhole and the attempts to rescue the tenants.
Disappointed because the effects looked so fake and the story was very unrealistic. The first half focused on the main characters yet I didn’t feel connected with any of them. Still i finished because I wanted to know how they will be rescued and it was just okay.
Profile Movie: Collectors (도굴) Release Date: November 4, 2020 Runtime: 114 min. Distributor: CJ Entertainment Country: South Korea
Main Cast Lee Je Hoon – Kang Dong Gu Shin Hye Sun – Curator Yoon Jo Woo Jin – Doctor Johns Lim Won Hee – Sabdari
Review: The movie is about a grave robber trying to attempt a big heist in the middle of Seoul.
I liked the first part but the second part dragged a bit. Mostly because there were too many characters to follow. There were also more action in the first part. The comedy also fell flat sometimes. I like the twist at the end where they showed how they successfully pulled off the heist.
Profile Movie: 1987: When The Day Comes Release Date: December 27, 2017 Runtime: 129 min. Distributor: CJ Entertainment Country: South Korea
Main Cast Kim Yun Seok – Park Cheo Won Ha Jung Woo – Prosecutor Choi Park Hee Seon – Jo Han Kyung Lee Hee Joon – Yoon Sang Sam Kim Tae Ri – Yeon Hee Kang Dong Won – Lee Han Yeol Yoo Hae Jin – Han Byeong Yong
Review: This movie is based on actual events called June Democratic Uprising in Korea which happened in 1987.
It all started when a college student was tortured and killed by anti-communist group and they tried to conceal his death.
I love how the director was able to tell the story through different people, starting from the prosecutor who demanded autopsy, to jail guard who passed on info to the opposition, the reporter who tried to reveal the truth to the public, and to the students who bravely rallied against the government.
Not for the faint hearted. It’s moving, horrifying and inspiring. The extra romance between the two college students slightly felt out of place but the end made up for it.
Profile Movie: The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure (해적:도깨비 깃발) Release Date: January 26, 2022 Runtime: 125 min. Distributor: Lotte Entertainment Language: Korean Country: South Korea
Plot: A group of pirates search for the legendary royal treasure.
Main Cast: Han Hyo Joo – Captain Hae Rang Kang Ha Neul – Woo Mu Chi Lee Kwang Soo – Mak Yi Kwon Sang Woo – Bu Heung Su
Review: I’ve been waiting for this since last year! Sadly, it wasn’t what I was expecting.
The overall mood is light with some comedy. I thought the ensemble cast isn’t as impressive as the first movie but they were still a great team. Kang Haneul and Han Hyo Joo were okay as the main leads but I think that Lee Kwang Soo stole the show as he never fails to bring the laughter.
I wish they gave more scenes for Kwon Sang Woo. He looked badass as the main villain but he didn’t really get to do much and wasn’t that scary. Chae Soo Bin’s character also seemed out of place and was there for comic relief and a side romance for brooding Sehun. The story also felt shallow compared to the first movie.
I enjoyed the second half where there were fighting, more than the first, which focused on the team dynamics and the legend of the treasure. I liked the penguin scene, absurd but still funny. You know this movie really isn’t taking itself too seriously. Little disappointed with the dragons coz we didn’t see them, just the fire.
I like the snazzy ending track that sounds like ‘Billie Jean’
I liked the ending where the crew would rather have love than treasure 🤣 after seeing the 2 couples together.