Spellbound

Aka: Chilling Romance
Genres : Horror, Romance, Comedy
Country : South Korea
Language : Korean
Release Date : Dec 01, 2011
Director: Hwang In-Ho
Cast: Son Ye-Jin Lee Min-Ki Park Cheol-Min Kim Hyun-Suk Lee Mi-Do
Plot: From a young age, Yeo-Ri (Son Ye-Jin) sees ghosts and, because of this, unexpected things occur to people around her. The woman then isolates herself from the outside world. A magician named Jo-Goo (Lee Min-Ki) attempts to reach out to her …
Jo-Goo is a street magician. One day, while performing magic on the street, Jo-Goo notices a woman in the audience. He follows her after the show. She walks down an alleyway before stopping. A door in front of her opens. Jo-Goo then comes up with an idea. He approaches her and asks her if she wants to take part in his show.

One year later, Jo-Goo performs in big theaters. The show has an edgy horror theme which audiences seem to love. While on stage, Jo-Goo calls out to a ghost from a closet brought on stage. Yeo-Ri performs as the ghost in the show. After the show, Jo-Goo offers to take the entire staff out to an expensive dinner on the condition that Yeo-Ri accompanies them. All the staff members look at her, but Yeo-Ri replies that she already has an appointment. Since Yeo-Ri joined Jo-Goo’s show she has yet to go out with them.
Back at her house, Yeo-Ri brings out a birthday cake to eat by herself. In her living room a tent is there. She talks to her mother on her cellphone. Her mom and sister moved to Norway years ago. Her mom starts to cry, feeling guilty and also worrying that Yeo-Ri will always live alone. While she sleeps, Yeo-Ri feels something strange and wakes up, facing yet another ghost.

After their next performance, Jo-Goo insists that Yeo-Ri join them for dinner and drinks. This time around, her excuses are not accepted and she is forced to go with them. During dinner Yeo-Ri becomes drunks and sits next to Jo-Goo. She starts to blabber that Jo-Goo lacks heart and then suddenly rips his shirt.
The next day, Yeo-Ri remembers what she did and calls Jo-Goo. Yeo-Ri offers to pay for the shirt. At that moment, Yeo-Ri again sees a ghost. Jo-Goo hears a strange sound over the phone. When their conversation ends, Jo-Goo becomes worried and decides to go to her house to check on her.
Jo-Goo wil now learn about the difficult world that Yeo-Ri lives in. Can Jo-Goo help her to find a way out or will he be chased away by the ghosts like all of the other people in Yeo-Ri’s life?

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Speedy Scandal

Aka: Scandal Makers | Gwa Sok Seu Kaen Deul
Year: 2008
Country: South Korea
Director: Kang Hyeong Cheol
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Language: Korean
Cast: Cha Tae Hyun, Park Bo Yeong, Hwang Seok Hyeon, Lim Ji Gyoo, Lim Seung Dae, Jeong Won Jung, Kim Gi Bang, Park Yeong Seo

Plot: Nam Hyun Soo (Cha Tae Hyun) was once a popular idol star among teens and worshipped liked a god. Although he’s in his mid-thirties now, he’s still a sought-after celebrity and the host of a popular radio show. But one day a very young single mom named Jung Nam (Park Bo Yeong) sends her stories to the radio show that Hyun Soo hosts. Her stories about her longing to meet her father whom she’s never seen before grips the nation and catapults the ratings to make it the most popular program. But to his surprise, Hyun Soo later confronts none other than Jung Nam, and her 7 year-old boy, Gi Dong (Hwang Seok Hyeon). Jung Nam and Gi Dong invade Hyun Soo’s home and his radio station, claiming that Hyun Soo is her father. Hyun Soo does what he can to salvage his celebrity image.

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Please Teach Me English

Aka Yeongeo Wanjeonjeongbok
Director: Sung-su Kim
Writer: Hye-yeong No
Release Date: 5 November 2003
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: South Korea

Plot: Na Young-ju, a 25-year-old self-centered girl who works as a public official, has always labeled herself as an unlucky person.
Nothing really exciting ever happens in her life and she never has the chance to find a boyfriend either; her shyness being one of the problems.
Everything changes on the day she gets designated by her office group to be the employee who will take an English class.
Nobody at the office can speak English, which is a big problem when English customers come to them.
Park Moon-su, a playboy clerk who works in a shoe shop, decides to take English class for the sole reason that he has always thought that pick-up lines sounded much sexier in English; and because he would like to be able to communicate with his sister who was sent to America for adoption when she was younger.
Young-ju and Moon-su cross paths during their first English class; and Young-ju thinks that she has finally found her prince charming.
However, Moon-su only has eyes for Catherine, the cute English teacher.

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My Wife Is A Gangster

Release date: 2001 (initial release)
Genre: Comedy | Action
Director: Cho Jin-gyu
Cast: Eun-Kyung Shin, Kim In-kwon, Ahn Jae-mo, Park Sang-myeon
Screenplay: Kang Hyo-jin, Kim Moon-sung

Plot: My Wife is a Gangster is a 2001 South Korean film directed by Cho Jin-gyu; it’s about a female gang boss who needs to get married to fulfill her dying sister’s wishes.

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Hello Ghost

Country: South Korea
Language: Korean
Genre: Comedy
Cast: Cha Tae-hyeon, Kang Ye-won, Lee Moon-soo, Ko Chang-seok
Release date: 2010/12/22
Director:   Kim Yeong-tak

Plot: Sang-man (Cha Tae-hyeon) starts seeing four annoying ghosts after a failed suicide attempt. Carrying out their individual wishes, he finds the pleasures of daily life and forgets about his loneliness and depression. Directed by writer-turned-director Kim Yeong-tak of “Super Family” and “BA:BO.”

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First Love (A Little Thing Called Love)


           –Recommended–

Aka: Sing Lek Lek Thee Riak Wa Rak
Genre: Romance / Comedy
Director : Putthiphong Promsakha na Sakon Nakhon and Wasin Pokpong
Starring : Mario Muarer, Pimchanok Luewisedpaiboon, Tukkie
Country: Thailand

Plot: The ordinary 14 years old girl name Nam. she’s unattractive or simple call… the ugly! But she had secretly in love with older guy in grade 10 name Chon, a most popular student in high-school. He’s hot, perfect and generous. That’s make girls in school going crazy about him, including Nam too. But she doesn’t give up easily. She tried do everything to made her pretty good and outstanding in school. Because she hopes him turned around at her just once more time. But.. Sometimes, silent love requires courage to say out loud!

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Cyrano Agency

A.K.A: Si-ra-no;Yeon-ae-jo-jak-do | Cyrano Dating Agency
Cast: Eom Tae-woong, Lee Min-jeong, Choi Daniel, Park Sin-hye, Park Cheol-min, Jeon Ah-min
Directed: Kim Hyeon-seok
Genre: Comedy | Romance
Country: South Korea
Language: Korean

Plot: The Cyrano Agency is a dating agency which helps people who can’t date to have a love life. The agency staff try helping their clients without being noticed. The agency’s representatives Byeong-hoon (played by Eom Tae-woong)and Min-yeong (Park Sin-hye) are giving their best to pair up their client, Sang-yong (Choi Daniel), with his love interest named Hee-joong (Lee Min-jeong). But when Byeong-hun sees Hee-joong’s profile, he begins to doubt their abilities. Will “Cyrano Agency” succeed in their mission? This is a fun little romantic comedy made the Korean way. And a special notice for Eom Tae-woong, who i think is a good actor. He resembles another great Asian(Chinese) actor, Tony Leung(starred in In The Mood For Love).

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