A cliched but sensitively observed crime drama about a gangster's thug and a call girl who go on the run.
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.
Far Flung Correspondent Seongyong Cho revisits John Carpenter's classic Halloween.
A look back at the Coen brothers' "No Country for Old Men."
A look back at Robert Zemeckis' half-animated classic, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, on its 30-year anniversary.
A Far Flung Correspondent takes a closer look at Kogonada's Columbus.
A review of the classic 1979 film, "Being There" by a Far-Flung Correspondent.
A gritty but electrifying mix of character study and crime drama.
“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."