review

Dal Mi Cocco, PNU`s Franco-Italian Food Option
2 weeks 3 days ago

 


BUSAN, South Korea -- It seems all the new French restaurants in Korea are hidden in alleys or side streets that make them overlooked by the majority of pedestrians, and Dal Mi Cocco is no exception. With a name meaning “...

The Dish: Fall Fusion - Some Interesting Twists on Traditional Korean Foods
27 weeks 2 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- One of the things that has made living in Korea such an interesting journey is that it bears all the traits of a treasure hunt. When I first arrived in 2006, items like sour cream, cheddar cheese and chick peas...

BIFF Movie Review: Fish & Cat is a beautiful, bloodless slasher film
28 weeks 17 hours ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- A voiceover booms in Farsi, telling the tale of a restaurant that made news for serving human meat. The film opens with Babak and Saeed, perhaps the world’s creepiest restaurateurs, as they decide whether or not to give directions to some travelers. The alternative is obvious. Following this encounter, the two take a walk in...

BIFF Movie Review: The Unique Premise of R100
28 weeks 1 day ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- While scanning the film descriptions for BIFF the other day, I was a bit disappointed that nothing looked interesting in the Sunday night slot. Then I got to R100. The few dozen words in the BIFF book made it sound like a...

Review: Yeon Sang-Ho`s Latest Film Tackles the Subject of Faith
28 weeks 4 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- When I saw Yeon Sang-Ho’s sophomore feature on the list of this year’s BIFF films, it immediately jumped the queue...

Review: Bluebird shows First Time Director`s Jim Jarmusch Influence
28 weeks 4 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- After finishing her daily route, school bus driver Lesley begins the routine inspection of the bus, collecting lost hats and picking up trash on a cold January day. When she is distracted by a bluebird flitting around the bus, she fails to finish her regular duties. At the same time, self-centered waitress...

Interview: Acclaimed Documentary Director Lee Hong-ki Talks about His Latest Work
28 weeks 5 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- Every year, Korea’s most read film magazine 씨네21 (Cine 21) publishes the “Must List 30” for the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) featuring their top picks for Korea’s most prestigious film event. This year only two documentaries were selected and one of those was...

The Busan International Film Festival is Back with over 300 Films. Here`s 30 to Check Out
29 weeks 12 hours ago

BUSAN, South Korea– The Busan International Film Festival kicks off its 18th edition Thursday, October 3rd to October 12th....

Review: Enjoy Crepes and More at Brunch Cafe Ean
29 weeks 2 days ago

 


BUSAN, South Korea -- Haps readers who saw my September article about La Celtique, the creperie in Seoul, can now find relief in the knowledge that they do not have to go all the way to the capital...

Review: The Return of Arrested Development. Finally!
46 weeks 6 days ago

BUSAN, South Korea -- Arrested Development is back! The Emmy Award winning, critically acclaimed comedy had its original run unceremoniously canceled in 2006, when Fox aired the final four episodes of...

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