May 03

Never Forever (2007) aka 두번째 사랑

Sophie Lee has been trying unsuccessfully to get pregnant. Her husband’s family, devout Korean Catholics, prays for the couple. His failure to have a child is deeply shameful to him, so when he attempts suicide, Sophie tries something extreme: she follows an undocumented immigrant – a Korean who resembles her husband – from a fertility clinic to his apartment in New York City where she proposes to hire him to sire her child. She offers $300 per session and $30,000 if she gets pregnant. After several sessions, neither is able to keep emotion out of the arrangement. Where can this relationship go, and what about her husband? Will her actions save him and their marriage?

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Apr 28

My Brother’s Wife 3: The Woman Downstairs (2017) aka 형님아내3 (hyeong-nim-a-nae-3)

My sister and I moved into a new house. We didn’t do much but the woman downstairs came up to ask us to keep it down.She said she was sensitive so we decided to keep it down.Her gangster husband would beat her when he came home drunk.Every time I heard her suffer from the beatings, I couldn’t stand it and would stomp the floor to create a distraction.She would come up telling us to be quiet.I told her I did it intentionally. I also decided to do something about the woman who showed interest in me by memorizing my number.

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Apr 28

Some: An Erotic Tale (2017) aka 썸:은밀한 이야기 (sseom:eun-mil-han i-ya-gi)

Bomi is a friendly broadcasting writer. She has a boyfriend named Jeong-nam who just graduated from law school, but they’re not on very good terms right now. Their sex isn’t fun either.Then one day, Bomi’s friend suggests she joins the adult version of “Pairs” and starts having affairs with different people. Man 1,2 and 3 and woman 1,2 and 3 check each other out but jealousy gets the best of them and they step over the line.

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Apr 28

Scandal III (2017) aka 스캔들III (seu-kaen-deul-III)

Late superstar Hyeok-bin is slowly regaining his reputation with his honest and funny online podcast. He considers this a chance he will never have again and does his best. Meanwhile, rookie actress Ah-hyeon, sex columnist Yeo-jin and movie director Tae-hyeon are panel mebers who hate the fact that they have to broadcast with Hyeok-bin who is hot-tempered. While the gap between them deepens, will their podcast succeed?

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Apr 28

Love Swindler (1976) aka Pian cai pian se

Vaunted director Li Han-Hsiang reveals the way of the world in this anthology film of four stories that feature far more swindlers and swindling than lovers or love. There’s fake acupuncturists, gullible counterfeiters, a jewelry heist in a VD clinic, and a salesgirl’s subtle scam in these short cinematic stories of gulls, dopes, marks, and fools and the cons, cheaters, charlatans, and connivers who trick them. It’s four times the fraud as the cheats, gyps, and rip-offs come fast and furious!

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