“Understated” isn’t a word you’d ordinarily use to describe a Jerry Bruckheimer production, but that’s surprisingly what 12 Strong ends up being.
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.
“The Sweet Hereafter” is superlative in its uncompromising but undeniably compassionate depiction of a bleak human condition.
A study of the 1965 film "The War Game" and its relevance a half-century later.
Far flung correspondent Seongyong Cho writes about a warm contemporary romance drama from South Korea.
Far flung correspondent Seongyong Cho celebrates one of the best South Korean films from last year, "The World of Us."
FFC Seongyong Cho looks at Park Chan-wook's "The Handmaiden," which will be playing this Thursday at Ebertfest.
A look back at Kasi Lemmons' 1997 film, "Eve's Bayou."
FFC Seongyong Cho explores Frederick Wiseman's 2014 documentary, "National Gallery."
FFC Seongyong Cho on watching 2006's dystopian thriller "Children of Men" ten years later.
An FFC (Far Flung Correspondent) reviews "Son of Clowns."
A report by FFC Seongyong Cho about Andrew Ahn's "Spa Night," which recently played the Jeonju International Film Festival.