The Korean Film Archive Youtube Channel

Continuing some suggestions of what to do when you’re stuck at home… Many of you will already be aware that the Korean Film Archive has a wonderful YouTube Channel with loads of classic Korean movies, with English subtitles, available for free. Thing is, I’ve never found an index of the channel. So, over the years […]

Duellist + Lee Myung-se Q&A

The KCC’s Lee Myung-se month comes to an end on Thursday 26 January with a Q&A with the director himself after a screening of The Duellist. Note that to accommodate extra people, the screening is at the Apollo – and needs to be booked via the Apollo box office rather than the KCC reception. Note […]

January is Lee Myung-se month at the KCC

The KCCUK has made some exciting changes to its free film screenings for 2012: The KCCUK Film night has extended to four screenings per month, with special monthly Q&A screening featuring some of Korea’s leading directors. The KCCUK kick this special year off with a a look at director Lee Myung-se with four screenings of […]

Duellist the first film of 2011 at the KCC

The theme for January and February at the KCC is period drama, and kicks off this Thursday with Lee Myung-se’s visually stylish romp The Duelist (형사). THE 62nd KOREAN FILM NIGHT At the Korean Cultural Centre UK Duelist (2005) 7pm, Thursday 27th January Director: Lee Myung-se Cast: Kang Dong-won, Ha Ji-won Genre:Period Drama Certificate: 12 […]

Korean film – a review of 2007

Jason Bechervaise, founder of koreanfilm.org.uk, gives his perspective on the ups and downs of the Korean film industry in 2007 By all accounts 2007 was a year that has been difficult one for the Korean film industry where it seems that the golden years of the Korean film industry has passed. Rising costs have meant […]