Rarely has a remake felt more contractually obligated than the 2015 version of Poltergeist.
Seongyong Cho was born in Jeon-ju, South Korea. He did graduate work at the Korean Advanced Institute of Science
and Technology (KAIST) in Dae-jeon. His passion
for good movies continues its primitive rampage, which includes weekly pilgrimages
to the local multiplex. He started his blog in 2008 and writes nuumerous reviews. In the midst of that, he manages to find time for
books, music, exercise (usually treadmill and swimming), and corresponding
with other bloggers.
An FFC reviews "The Motel Life", which just played at Ebertfest.
A review of Ramin Bahrani's Goodbye Solo from a far-flung correspondent.
An FFC reviews Jodoroswky's The Dance of Reality.
An FFC Review of Kim Beyong-seo and Jo Eui-Seok's South Korean thriller "Cold Eyes."
A Far Flung Correspondent reviews Sion Sono's loony "Why Don't You Play in Hell?"
FFC Seongyong Cho reviews the 4-hour Frederick Wiseman documentary, At Berkeley.
Seonyong Cho offers his appreciation of Steve James' "Life Itself" and gives both the film and the man a thumbs up.
FFC Seongyong Cho looks at Ebertfest 2013 film "In the Family" from Patrick Wang.
Seongyong Cho looks back at Philip Seymour Hoffman in "Owning Mahowny".
Seongyong Cho picks a favorite piece of Roger's writing.