Yes! I’ve always wanted to see Kim Nam Gil in a movie like this ever since I’ve seen Great Queen Seon-Deok. This type of character suits him so I can’t wait to see this movie. He’s so good as the bad guy, “Bad Guy, Shark”, that it leaves chills down your spine and wanting more. I hope he has another drama coming out soon as well.

  • Movie: Pirates (literal title)
  • Revised romanization: Haejuk: Badaro Gan Sanjuk
  • Hangul: 해적: 바다로 간 산적
  • Director: Lee Suk-Hoon
  • Writer: Cheon Seong-Il
  • Producer:
  • Cinematographer:
  • Release Date: Summer, 2014
  • Runtime:
  • Distributor: Lotte Entertainment
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Plot: Set in the Joseon Dynasty period, pirates fight to catch a gray whale which swallowed a royal stamp.


  • Kim Nam-Gil – Jang Sa-Jung (bandit)
  • Son Ye-Jin – Yeo-Wol (pirate)
  • Sulli – Heuk-Myo (pirate)
  • Lee Kyoung-Young
  • Yu Hae-Jin – Chul-Bong (bandit)
  • Oh Dal-Su
  • Ahn Nae-Sang
  • Kim Tae-Woo
  • Park Chul-Min – bandit
  • Jo Dal-Hwan – San-Man (bandit)
  • Kim Won-Hae – bandit

Hot Young Bloods

Blood_Boiling_Youth-p1I wanted to see this since I just watched I Can Hear Your Voice with Lee Jong Suk. It was a good drama and he is a good actor so I thought I’d give it a try.

  • Movie: Hot Young Bloods
  • Revised romanization: Pikkeulneun Chungchoon
  • Hangul: 피끓는 청춘
  • Director: Lee Yeon-Woo
  • Writer: Lee Yeon-Woo
  • Producer:
  • Cinematographer:
  • Release Date: January 23, 2014
  • Runtime:
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Plot: ”Hot Young Bloods” is set within the early 1980′s in Heongseong, South Korea. The movie depicts the love lives and friendships of high school students.


  • Park Bo-Young – Young-Sook
  • Lee Jong-Suk – Joong-Gil
  • Lee Se-Young – So-Hee
  • Kim Young-Kwang – Gwang-Sik
  • Park Jung-Min – Hwang-Kyu

Sea Fog

Sea_Fog-a000Park Yoo Chun is a great actor, but I have never seen him in a movie, so I want to see if he’s movie worthy and not just drama worthy.

  • Movie: Sea Fog (literal title)
  • Revised romanization: Haemoo
  • Hangul: 해무
  • Director: Sim Sung-Bo
  • Writer:
  • Producer: Bong Joon-Ho
  • Cinematographer:
  • Release Date: Summer, 2014
  • Runtime:
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Plot: Fishing vessel Jeonjiho goes out to sea to catch fish. The ships fails to catch fish as they hoped. To make money, the crew decides to allow stowaways onto their ship. These stowaways are ethnic Koreans living in China, who want to live in South Korea. The Jeonjiho suffers from heavy wind and waves on their return. They are also chased by a ship from the South Korean Maritime Police. During this time, stowaways on the Jeonjiho suffocate to death.


  • Kim Yun-Seok – ship captain
  • Park Yoo-Chun – Dong-Sik
  • Han Ye-Ri – Hong-Mae
  • Lee Hee-Joon – Chang-Wook
  • Moon Sung-Geun
  • Kim Sang-Ho
  • Yoo Seung-Mok – Kyung-Koo

The Huntresses

The_Huntresses-p1Any movie or drama that have women in charge and kicking butt, I’m all down for watching. There’s nothing like the “Charlie’s Angels” set up. You can’t go wrong.

  • Movie: The Huntresses (English title) / The Joseon Beautiful Three (literal title)
  • Revised romanization: Joseonminyeo Samchongsa
  • Hangul: 조선미녀 삼총사
  • Director: Park Je-Hyun
  • Writer:
  • Producer:
  • Cinematographer:
  • Release Date: January 29, 2014
  • Runtime:
  • Production Company: Wellmade STARM
  • Distributor: Showbox/Mediaplex
  • Language: Korean
  • Country: South Korea

Plot: Set in the Joseon Period, three beautiful musketeers fight against a powerful group who tries to overturn the royal family and gain absolute power. The leader of the Beautiful Three Musketeers is Jin-Ok (Ha Ji-Won), a smart and righteous woman. Hong-Dan (Gang Ye-Won) is the only married woman among the three women. Ga-Bi (Son Ga-In) is the youngest among the musketeers and excels at fighting.


  • Ha Ji-Won – Jin-Ok
  • Gang Ye-Won – Hong-Dan
  • Son Ga-In – Ga-Bi
  • Joo Sang-Wook – Sa-Hyun
  • Ko Chang-Seok – Moo-Myung

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2014 - Movies (American)

January 18, 2014