LKFF 2006-1

Thanks to those of you who replied to LKL’s audience survey of those who attended the 2006 London Korean Film Festival. I’ve passed your detailed comments on to the organisers, Tae-min and Jase, and here is a summary of what you said. Your favourite film of the festival? Dan loved Love is a Crazy Thing, […]

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Festival film review: Love is a Crazy Thing (연애)

by Philip Gowman 27 May 2006
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I dreamt last night that I was interviewed about my reactions upon seeing Love is a Crazy Thing (OH Seok-geun, 2005) which screened yesterday evening at the Korean Film festival 2006. Well, actually, it was more of a nightmare. This is how the interview went. CJ Entertainment: Did this film entertain you? Me: No Sorry? […]

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Festival film Review: Lost in Love (사랑을 놓치다)

by Philip Gowman 25 May 2006
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Dir: Chu Chang-min 2006. Stars: Sol Kyung-gu Thu 25 May 2006, 8:50pm, Prince Charles Cinema “Dull, dull, dull” is how I thought this review would read as I watched the first half of this film last night. It got better, but not much. This is a story about a non-relationship. There were some great observations […]

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Festival film Review: Princess Aurora (오로라 공주) (18)

by Philip Gowman 22 May 2006
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Dir: Bang Eun-jin, 2005 Mon 22 May 2006, 8:30pm, Prince Charles Cinema A whydunnit rather than a whodunnit. From the start, the perpetrator of these rather fun and sometimes gruesome murders is not in doubt, and the film sustains interest by drawing you into why the murders are committed. At first you think the motivation […]

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London Korean Film Festival 2006: schedule finalised

by Events Editor 15 May 2006
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Here they are, with synopses provided by the PR people, and links where available to reviews on Darcy’s site. Not a bad haul. The festival runs from 22 – 26 May, and the schedule is as follows: Mon: 20.30 Princess Aurora (18) Tue: 18.00 Murder Take One (15) Tue: 20.40 All For Love (15) Wed: […]

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London Korean Festival 2006 – we need news now!!

by Philip Gowman 28 April 2006

Tae-min, please, pretty please, post something about the festival on your website soon. Do you know how long it takes google find a new or updated page? Nor do I, but in theory I guess the minimum is more or less instantaneous, and the maximum is infinite — it just depends on where the googlebot’s […]

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