Aug 08

Unusual Affair (2016) a.K.a 색다른 정사 (saek-da-leun jeong-sa)

Unusual_Affair_2016_PosterEun-joo is struggling from credit card debt. She gets pressured from calls every day. One day she finds a loan with cheap interest on the newspaper and borrows money from Joon-sang. A month later, she hasn’t even been able to pay the interest and Joon-sang pressures her about his money. Eun-joo pleads for more time but Joon-sang makes her an offer instead. She agrees to the deal and unusual things happen. Joon-sang feels excitement and even offers the same deal to his friend while Eun-joo does the same to her friend Min-yeong. This is all a part of Joon-sang’s plan as he needs his friend’s money…
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Aug 05

Russian Mom (2016) a.K.a 러시아 엄마 (reo-si-a eom-ma)

Russian.Mom.2016_COVJang-ho who dreams of becoming a chef is pretty close to his dad Yeong-soo; enough to talk about his girlfriend and they live alone. One day, Yeong-soo tells Jang-ho that he’s getting remarried to a Russian woman. Jang-ho accepts this and meets Olga. He is surprised to see a young and beautiful woman standing before him. A few days later, Yeong-soo goes to Russia on a business trip and Jang-ho and Olga get to know each other…
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Jul 29

Affair (2016) a.K.a 외도 (oi-do)

Affair.2016.CoverThe more stealthily you do, the more you are drawn into… Soo-yeon lives a dull and boring life daily because her husband is always busy with work and goes fishing when he is not working. One day, Soo-ji, one of her high school friends moves to the house next door. When Soo-yeon happens to watch sneakily Soo-ji and her husband Sang-min having sex, her desire becomes so strong that she becomes to have hard time trying to suppress it. Soo-yeon ends up having passionate sex with Sang-min one day when Soo-ji is away on a business trip. That night, as Soo-ji spots Soo-yeon and her husband getting out of a car together and her husband being sweet with her, Soo-ji becomes suspicious of an appropriate relationship between the two. Next day, when Soo-ji asks Soo-yeon to meet her outside, Soo-yeon reveals a shocking story to her.
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Jul 29

The Handmaiden ( 2016) a.K.a 아가씨 (ah-ga-ssi)

The_Handmaiden_2016_COVER1930s Korea, in the period of Japanese occupation, a new girl (Sookee) is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress (Hideko) who lives a secluded life on a large countryside estate with her domineering Uncle (Kouzuki). But the maid has a secret. She is a pickpocket recruited by a swindler posing as a Japanese Count to help him seduce the Lady to elope with him, rob her of her fortune, and lock her up in a madhouse. The plan seems to proceed according to plan until Sookee and Hideko discover some unexpected emotions.
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Jul 25

Abe Sada: Saigo no Nanokakan (2011) a.K.a Abe Sada: Saigo no 7-kakan

Abe_Sada_Saigo_no_Nanokakan_PosterFor those of you unfamiliar with Abe Sada, she gained infamy for being arrested for killing her lover, cutting of his genitals and for carrying the bits with her when she was caught. The story made headlines in Japan when it occurred. Since then there have been many movies made about the incident. The most well know of these being “In the Realm of Senses” by Nagisa Ôshima.
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Jul 23

The Parasite Doctor Suzune: Evolution (2011) a.K.a Kisei jûi · Suzune: Evolution

parasitedoctorevolutionA beautiful woman, Dr. Suzune Arizono, is a vet who specializes in parasites and who fights daily to end a parasitic plague on the human population. She learns that a sinister organization controls the plague that causes sexual arousal in its victims, using the parasites for the organization’s own dark purpose. Suzune wakes up in a factory-like enclosed space. She has been kidnapped and imprisoned after the all-out fight at the Research Institute. In order to find her friends and escape the captors, Suzune teams up with Takaya, who has also been kept captive. The pair succeeds in rescuing their friends … but can they find the way out?
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Jul 23

The Parasite Doctor Suzune: Genesis (2011) a.K.a Kisei jûi · Suzune: Genesis

parasitedoctorgenesisThe city is infested with mysterious parasites that bore into their human hosts to increase their host’s power and sexual desires. A beautiful girl, Suzune Arizono is a vet with a specialty in parasites, and who fights daily to end the plague. Before long, she learns that an evil organization, the Kito Zaibatsu, is behind the explosive growth of this ferocious parasite. She also learns that her long-missing father, Dr. Arizono, is also involved. In order to crush the Kito Zaibatsu’s ambition and to see her father again, Suzune takes on the fight without regard to the danger involved.
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