Tuesday, July 20, 2021

{Review} 사랑은 100℃ (Love 100℃)

Original Title: 사랑은 100℃
Director Kim Jho Kwang Soo
Distributor: strongberry/MATCHBOX film
Released: Sep 2, 2010
Genre: LGBTQ+/Drama/Romance/Short Film
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
My Rating: 9/10
Add To: 18+
A hearing-impaired boy, Min So, is gay, and he likes his classmate, Ji Seok. One day, Min So impulsively has sex with a man who works in a public bath, an experience that lends him a new-found confidence, but at a heavy price.

청각장애인 민수의 첫사랑 그리고 목욕탕에서 만난 아저씨와의 첫경험, 민수의 성장영화. (2011년 제12회 서울LGBT필름페스티벌)

Sunday, July 4, 2021

{Review} Fear Street Part 1

Original Title: Fear Street Part 1
Director Leigh Janiak
Distributor: Chernin Entertainment
Released: July 2, 2021
Genre: Horror/Thriller/Action/YA
Language: English
Country: USA
My Rating: 10/10
Add To: Netflix
After a series of brutal slayings, a teen and her friends take on an evil force that's plagued their notorious town for centuries.
~~ Adapted from the Fear Street series by R.L. Stine.

Wednesday, June 30, 2021

{Review} 山河令 (Word of Honor)

Original Title: 山河令
Also Known As: Word of Honor
Director Cheng Zhichao, Ma Huaqian, Li Hongyu
Distributor: Youku
Released: Feburary 22, 2021
Genre: Drama/Fantasy/Costume/Action
Language: Mandarin
Country: China
My Rating: 9/10
Add To: VIKI | Netflix
Zhou Zi Shu, the disillusioned leader of a royal praetorian secret service, takes drastic measures to leave his former life behind and wanders the pugilist world. He unexpectedly gets involved in a conspiracy after he steps in to save a young boy. He also meets the mysterious Wen Ke Xing, who is on a quest to avenge his parents’ deaths. They become bosom friends through a series of adventures involving a legendary treasure that is rumored to give its owner ultimate power over the pugilist world.
~~ Adapted from the novel "Faraway Wanderers" (天涯客) by Priest.

{Review} 어느 날 우리 집 현관으로 멸망이 들어왔다 (Doom at your Service)

Original Title: 어느 날 우리 집 현관으로 멸망이 들어왔다
Also Known As: Doom At Your Service
Director Kwon Young-Il
Distributor: tvN
Released: May 10, 2021
Genre: Drama/Supernatural/Romance
Language: Korean
Country: South Korea
My Rating: 10/10
Add To: VIKI
Tak Dong Kyung has been working hard ever since her parents passed away. Her life seemed more stable after working as a web novel editor for 6 years, but then she gets diagnosed with a brain cancer. She blames her unlucky life and wishes to curse everything to disappear, which unintentionally calls Myeol Mang, who is the doom itself and is neither human nor god, to appear. He says that he can grant her wishes. As her last hope, she makes a contract with Myeol Mang for a hundred days to live how she wants, risking her everything.
사라지는 모든 것들의 이유가 되는 존재 ‘멸망’과 사라지지 않기 위해 목숨을 건 계약을 한 인간 ‘동경’의 아슬아슬한 목숨담보 판타지 로맨스

Friday, June 25, 2021

{Review} 性の劇薬 (Sei no Gekiyaku)

Original Title: 性の劇薬
Also Known As: Sexual Drug/Sex and Drugs
Director Jojo Hideo
Distributor: Boys Fan/Future comics (??)
Released: Febuary 14, 2020
Genre: Mature/Drama/Trigger: S/A
Language: Japanese
Country: Japan
My Rating: 2/10
Add To: N/A; 18+
After attempting to commit suicide, elite office worker Katsuragi Makoto wakes up bound in an unfamiliar face. There he meets his captor, Yoda Ryoji, who forces a horrible life of sexual assault and confinement training on Makoto. The two start bonding and each begins to recall the tragic past that led them to this deranged situation.

「俺のせいで、すべてが無くなった…」 完璧な人生から転落したエリートサラリーマンの桂木は、絶望のさなか酔った勢いで飛び降り自殺をはかる。 「捨てるなら…その命、俺に寄こせ!」 突然現れた謎の男・余田に助けられるのだが、それは恐ろしい監禁調教生活のはじまりだった…
~~ Adapted from the manga with the same title by Mizuta Yuki.
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