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Re: Top 5 South Korean Films
« Reply #10 on: November 12, 2009, 04:20:12 PM »
1. This Charming Girl
2. Memories of Murder
3. Peppermint Candy
4. Take Care of My Cat
5. The President's Last Bang
undecided: Turning Gate; Virgin Stripped Bare By Her Bachelors
8. Aimless Bullet
9. Chil-su and Man-su
10. Madame Freedom
11. Iodo
12. Sympathy for Lady Vengeance
13. Secret Sunshine
14. Last Witness
15. Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter...and Spring
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Re: Top 5 South Korean Films
« Reply #11 on: November 12, 2009, 04:21:46 PM »
I think I need to watch some stuff from directors other than Park Chan-wook and Bong Joon-ho.

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Re: Top 5 South Korean Films
« Reply #12 on: November 12, 2009, 04:25:04 PM »
1. Aimless Bullet

Under the title Stray Bullet on Netflix.
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Re: Top 5 South Korean Films
« Reply #13 on: November 12, 2009, 04:43:35 PM »
As part of Scorsese's World Cinema Foundation project, The Housemaid is still up for free viewing at The Auteurs (Thor reviewed it a while back) and we who haven't seen it including me should get on it because I think it gets taken down sometime in December.

Thanks for that link. I remember hearing about The Auteurs a while back, but I never followed up on it., They had a few movies for free on the site that I noticed, and I'm sure there are a few among the pay options for films that I can't find on Netflix.

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Re: Top 5 South Korean Films
« Reply #14 on: November 12, 2009, 04:55:22 PM »
As part of Scorsese's World Cinema Foundation project, The Housemaid is still up for free viewing at The Auteurs (Thor reviewed it a while back) and we who haven't seen it including me should get on it because I think it gets taken down sometime in December.

Thanks for that link. I remember hearing about The Auteurs a while back, but I never followed up on it., They had a few movies for free on the site that I noticed, and I'm sure there are a few among the pay options for films that I can't find on Netflix.

It's the best film site to me.  And, yes, there are many online movies that aren't available on R1 DVDs.  Some free, some are $5.
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Re: Top 5 South Korean Films
« Reply #15 on: November 12, 2009, 05:57:51 PM »
Hmm.. that was weird.  I did a search on the forum for "Brotherhood of War" wondering how it got on my Netflix queue and ended up here.. a post today.

Anyway. My list:

1.) Oldboy
2.) Sympathy for Lady Vengeance
3.) Spring, Summer, Winter, Fall... And Spring
4.) Thirst
5.) My Sassy Girl
6.) Memories of Murder
7.) My Father
8.) The Host
9.) Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance

I've actually seen a total of 10 Korean films.  I didn't really like only 1.  Those are some pretty good odds.  Lots of good stuff coming out of Korea.

My girlfriend, who is Korean, is bringing over her favorite South Korean movie of all time "Classic".  We'll see how it stacks up.
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Re: Top 5 South Korean Films
« Reply #16 on: November 12, 2009, 06:19:27 PM »
I've seen 21 films from S. Korea.

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Re: Top 5 South Korean Films
« Reply #17 on: November 12, 2009, 06:28:41 PM »
I've seen 21 films from S. Korea.

What are the ones that you really like?
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Re: Top 5 South Korean Films
« Reply #18 on: November 12, 2009, 06:44:56 PM »
Nothing special, really.

Park: Oldboy and Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance
Bong: The Host
Kim: 3-Iron and Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter... and Spring
Hong: Woman is the Future of Man and others
Lee: Peppermint Candy and Secret Sunshine

I still want to see a lot.
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Re: Top 5 South Korean Films
« Reply #19 on: November 12, 2009, 06:48:26 PM »
Did you not see Lady Vengeance yet rouj, or did you not like that one?