Out of all the gangster movies, Portland Street Blues is the one that often feels like it has real-life stories of poor and working class people at its core.
Can you betray the bonds of brotherhood and still consider yourself a man?
“There’s nothing wrong with being a crow. Compared to a poor bird that’s been caged and has forgotten how to fly, crows are much better. Being a crow is good enough for me.”
The movie that launched a thousand (and more) haircuts.
Let’s admire Sunny and Duk-Hwa’s glamourous touch and shake our heads over Eun-Tak’s clothes.
I spent the entire two and a half goddamn hours cringing in fear because it’s one of those movies where ANYTHING horrible can happen to the characters. Even in the final three minutes before the credits, I was expecting a last-minute suicide or something.
A close look at the fashion and style of the Korean drama, Goblin. Why is everyone wearing neutral colours? What does that hat mean? Is the 90s Hong Kong idol hairdo really making a comeback?
If this were an American film, it would wring maximum I am Sam pathos: there would be a huge custody battle between Daikichi and the kid’s ex-junkie mom who’s now married to a tech billionaire, Daikichi would have a criminal past or secretly be a stripper, Rin would develop cancer or fall out of an airplane…anyway, if you know American films, you get the idea.