Memories of Murder (2003)

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

Verdict – 4/5

Pros –
1) Cinematography – it’s a bible for people who are learning cinematography.
2) Elements of  black comedy
3) Though the climax is ambiguous, the movie is gripping unlike Fincher’s criminally long “Zodiac“.
4) Chase sequence

 

Cons –
n/a

 

Quote –
“Detective Park Doo-Man: It’s said, Korean detectives investigate with their feet.”

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The Host (2006)

STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 0
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 0
CULT – 0

 

VERDICT – 1/5

 

PROS –
1) Little Miss Sunshine: Korean Monster Edition

 

CONS –
1) The confused storytelling. Is it a monster movie and or a comedy?
2) Average CGI monster.
3) Terribly over-rated movie.

 

QUOTE –
“Park Hie-bong: When a parent’s heartbreaks, the sound can travel for miles.”