K-film at the BFI London Film Fest: Doomsday Book is really not worth the effort

Doomsday Book, the first of six Korean films to screen at the 56th BFI London Film Festival is a set of three short films based loosely on a science fiction theme. The two outer segments, gentle comedies directed by Im Pil-seong (임필성), sandwich a semi-serious but nevertheless meagre filling by Kim Ji-woon entitled Heavenly Creature […]

Korean Films at the 56th BFI London Film Festival

After a pretty dry couple of years for Korean film at the BFI London Film Festival, this year there’s a feast. Book your tickets now. Nameless Gangster: Rules of the Time (범죄와의 전쟁: 나쁜놈들 전성시대, 2012) Director-Screenwriter: Yoon Jongbin Producer: Park Shinkyu, Han Jaeduk With: Choi Minsik, Ha Jeongwoo, Jo Jinwoong 133 mins Yoon Jongbin’s […]