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DVD New Releases – 11/17/2009
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By etrigan - Last updated: Monday, November 16, 2009

Yeah, it’s been a couple weeks since I posted here. I’ve been unmotivated due to the complexity of creating these posts. So, I’m solving the problem by making it easier to write them, but less attractive to look at. Every week I make a list of notable discs being released so I can figure out […]

Korean Is The New Chinese?
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By etrigan - Last updated: Wednesday, April 15, 2009

In retrospect, I note the rise of Korean Cinema by Chan Wook Park’s Oldboy which slipped through Austin in late 2003 (at “BNAT 5”:http://www.rollerfeet.com/backporchbeer/2003/12/08/837/) and was the first “hit” (relative to foreign film popularity), but “this article”:http://www.filmfestivals.com/database/film/filmus_korea.htm marks the beginning of the shift with Chunhyang (from Im Kwont’aek) at the 2000 Cannes Festival. Whenever it […]