Saturday, September 17, 2011

Solanin


Cast: Miyazaki Aoi, Kora Kengo, Kiritani Kenta, Kondo Yoichi
Directed: Takahiro Miki
Genre: Drama/Music
Runtime: 125 minutes
Also Known As: ソラニン
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English Hardsub
*File includes soundtrack music videos by Asian Kung fu Generation*

Plot Taken from IMDB:
Adapted from Asano Inio's acclaimed and popular Shogakukan's Weekly Young Sunday manga of the same name, the film follows the uncertain future of its young protagonist, Inoue Meiko (Miyazaki Aoi) who is a twenty-something "OL" (Office Lady) working in the urban jungle of Tokyo. 

The Recipe


Also Known As: Doenjang 된장
Year: 2010
Country: South Korea
Director: Lee Seo-goon
Genre: Drama |Romance | Mystery
Runtime: 104 min
Language: Korean
Subtitles: English, Korean
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1773083/
World Premiere Date: 10/13/2010 (Pusan Film Festival)
Theatrical Release Date: 10/21/2010

Cast: Ryoo Seung-ryong, Lee Yo-won, Lee Dong-wook, Jo Seong-ha, Lee Yong-nyeo

The Last Blossom


Also Known As: 세상에서 가장 아름다운 이별 (Se-sang-e-seo Ga-jang A-leum-da-woon I-byeol)
Directed by: Min Gyoo-dong (민규동)
Country: South Korea
Language: Korean
Subtitle: English
Year: 2011/04/21
Genre: Drama, Family


Synopsis:
Based on the novel by screenwriter Noh Hee-kyeong and the 1996 drama “The Most Beautiful Goodbye,” this film tells the moving story of an ambitious yet family-oriented woman who has to say goodbye to her family.

Friday, September 16, 2011

The Cat : Two Eyes That See Death


Country: South Korea
Language: Korean
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Subtitles: NO ENGLISH SUBS
Cast: Park Min-yeong, Kim Dong-wuk, Kim Ye-ron, Kim Min-jae, Sin Da-eun
Distributor: Next Entertainment World
Release Date in Korea: July 7, 2011
Director: Byun Seung-Wook
Producer: Lee Joon-Dong

Synopsis:
The Cat is a fear movie that tells the protagonist, So-yeon (Park Min-yeong) is a pet groomer who suffers from claustrophobia stemming from a childhood experience.

Hanjiro



Title: 半次郎-HANJIRO-
Directed by : IGARASHI Sho
Produced by : SAKAGAMI Yasushi
Release Date : September, 18th, 2010
Screen Time : 121 minutes
Genre : Action/Adventure , Historical , Fiction

Plot

A historical drama on the life of Nakamura Hanjiro, later known as Kirino Toshiaki, a samurai from Satsuma who played a part in the Meiji Restoration alongside Saigo Takamori and others. Lead actor Enoki Takaaki, born in Kagoshima and trained in traditional martial arts, puts together a real life depiction of his local hero, after 13 years of planning. 

Come Rain Come Shine


AKA: I Love You, I Don't Love You (literal title)
Revised romanization: Saranghanda, Saranghaji Ahnneunda
Hangul: 사랑한다, 사랑하지 않는다
Genre: Drama
Director: Lee Yoon-Ki
Writer: Lee Yoon-Ki
Producer: Jo Kwang-Hee, Oh Jung-Wan
Cinematographer: Jang Young-Ok
World Premiere: February 2011 (Berlin Film Festival)
Release Date: March 3, 2011
Runtime: 105 min.
Distributor: Next Entertainment World
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
IMDB link: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1832453/

Cast:
Hyun Bin ... Man
Jung-woo Ha ... Other Man
Hye-ok Kim ... Mother
Ji-su Kim ... Neighbour
Jung-ki Kim ... Neighbour
Su-jeong Lim ... Woman

1778 Stories of Me and My Wife


A.K.A: Boku to tsuma no 1778 no monogatari
Year: 2011
Runtime: 2hour 20mn
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama
Director: Mamoru Hoshi
Cast: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Yuko Takeuchi, Ren Osugi, Shosuke Tanihara

Plot/Sypnosis:
Sci-fi writer Sakutaro (Tsuyoshi Kusanagi) and bank employee Setsuko (Yuko Takeuchi) met at as high school freshmen during their summer vacation. Since that time, the couple has always been together and eventually married.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

Empire of Assassin


AKA : Empire of Assassins
Year : 2011
Country: China
Language : Mandarin
Subtitle(s) : English
Film Genre : Drama | Action
IMDB : Empire of Assassins
Links :
Director : Du Xiao
Cast : Xie Miao, Ji Chun-Hua, Li Yuan, Sun Huining

Fure Fure Girl


Aka: Fure fure shôjo, Cheer Cheer Cheer!
Year: 2008
Directed: Kensaku Watanabe
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 114 mins
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: Japanese
Cast: Yui Aragaki, Tokio Emoto, Kento Nagayama, Takashi Naitô, Yoshiki Saitô, Shôta Someya
Imdb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1260937/

Finding Shangri La


Year: 2009
Directed: Ismene Ting
Genre: Drama
Runtime: 106mins
Country: Taiwan
Language: Mandarin
Subtitles: English/Chinese
Cast: Zhu Zhiying, Matt Wu (Wu Zhongtian)