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Friday, June 8, 2012

Weekly Review Round-up (06/02-06/08, 2012)

First Weekly Review Round-up live from Seoul!  A few write-ups on As One and Kim Ki-duk's Arirang this week as they are release in Australia and the UK respectively.


As One


(Eastern Film Fans, June 2, 2012)


(Beyond Hollywood, June 7, 2012)

(Hello? Is This Thing On?, May 31, 2012)

(Korean Class Massive, June 4, 2012)

(AsianCineFest, June 4, 2012)

(Jinsight, June 6, 2012)

War of the Arrows


Loner, 2008
(Japan Cinema, June 1, 2012)

(Init_Scenes, June 3, 2012)

(Korean Grindhouse, June 2, 2012)

(Hanguk Yeonghwa, June 3, 2012)

(Init_Scenes, June 5, 2012)

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  1. Pierce, Genkinahito has been doing some Korean film reviews as of late. I noticed you didn't have his June 7 Arirang review here, so you I'm guessing you haven't seen his website. He's got two Korean reviews this week as well.

    Hope you are enjoying Korea!