Dec 25

Door to the Night (2013) aka 야관문 : 욕망의 꽃 (yag-wan-mun : yog-mang-eui kkoch)

A woman fatally beautiful, burns with hidden passion! Jong-sup (Shin Seong-il) who has been raising his only son by himself after his wife died, also loses his son to an unfortunate accident. Then he finds out he’s got cancer and only has 6 months to live. Jong-sup doesn’t want to lose his dignity until the moment he dies so he hires a caregiver who is Yeon-hwa (Bae Seul-ki). Seeing her carry out all of his picky demands, Jong-sup feels attracted to her and it grows big enough to wake up the desire inside him. However, despite Jong-sup, Yeon-hwa weakens him further by being more and more charming with every moment. Just when Jong-sup decides he can’t take it any more, he faces an unbelievable truth.

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Dec 19

Behead the King (2017) aka 왕을 참하라 (wang-eul cham-ha-la)

“Seongjong’s 10 years, wise during the day and tyrant at night”. Seongjong who history remembers, earns a reputation for appreciating the motto ‘making the people feel comfortable and putting political affairs right’. He is known as the king who led his country in the most peaceful and steady way during the Joseon times. However, was Seongjong really a wise king? Seongjong was enthroned by Queen Jeong-hee, Queen In-soo, Han Myeong-hoi and his supporters. The 13-year-old king made 73 of his supporters his retainers! Numerous noblemen were happy that he became king. However, some of his people had to cry blood because he became the king. “Is this country run by phantoms like you My Lord?” Seongjong, the puppet who dreamt of a reign of peace, wishes to behead the king who dominates the people!

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Dec 14

The Daughter-in-law (2018) aka 사돈처녀 (sa-don-cheo-nyeo)

Jang-hyeon is in the leasing business and he lives with his son Byeong-cheol. One day he gets a call from his daughter-in-law in the States that she’s coming to Korea for a while and will be staying at Jang-hyeon’s house. Jang-hyeon goes to pick her up from the airport and Byeong-cheol calls his girlfriend for some mature fun, but the daughter-in-law walks in.

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Dec 13

My Ex is My Stepmom (2018) aka 동갑내기 엄마 (dong-gap-nae-gi eom-ma)

Joon-soo was dumped suddenly by his girlfriend Sung-eun and is surprised by his father’s news of re-marriage. What’s even more surprising is that his step-mother to be in his ex-girlfriend Sung-eun. This is nacceptable and Joon-soo is in pain until a mysterious woman named Minki appears in front of him. She knows about him and his real mother. She tells him good things will happen to him and leaves after giving him a frame with a picture of a cat. A sexy woman appears the next day and comforts him, making his step-mother jealous. Will Joon-soo get over his ex-girlfriend? Or will they get back together.

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Dec 11

Rope Hell (1978) aka Nawa jigoku

Akiko is the heir to a yakuza clan. Hitoshi, who has been kicked out of the rival Hono Clan after attempting to seduce Akiko, kidnaps her at the behest of Hanamura. Hanamura has formed a new gang and intends to use Akiko as a hostage to take over her clan’s territory. During the torture and abuse sessions which follow, Akiko comes to enjoy the treatment and forsakes her gangland empire.

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Dec 10

Masters of Horror : Imprint (2006)

In the Nineteenth Century, in Japan, the American journalist Christopher is traveling through the country searching Komomo, the missing love of his life that he had abandoned years ago promising to come back to her later. He arrives in a shadowy island inhabited by whores and caftans, where he has an encounter with a deformed prostitute that tells that his beloved Komomo had passed away. He drinks sake with her and later he asks the woman to tell the story of her life. The prostitute discloses a dark and cruel story about her life and the sad fate of Komomo.

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