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Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival – Asian Film Presence

20 March 2016 8:06 AM, PDT | AsianMoviePulse | See recent AsianMoviePulse news »

Thirty four Asian films will be screen during the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival here is the complete list.

Created in 1983 the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (Bifff) focus on horror, thriller, and science fiction films. This year the festival will take place from March 29th until April 10th in the city of Brussels (Belgium). This year thirty four Asian movies will be presented during the festival. This year South Korean movies are predominant as there will be thirteen Korean films. Some of the highlights are Baahubali: The Beginning (S.S. Rajamouli), Veteran (Seung-wan Ryoo), Memories of the Sword (Park Heung-sik), Tag (Sion Sono), The Deal (Son Yong-Ho) and The Priests (Jae-hyun Jang).

Asian Movies

Arahan by Ryoo Seung-Wan – South Korea | 2004

Assassination Classroom by Eiichiro Hasumi – Japan | 2015

Assassination Classroom: The Graduation by Eiichiro Hasumi – Japan | 2016

Attack on the Lederhosen Zombies by Dominik Hartl – Australia | 2016

Baahubali: The Beginning by S.S. Rajamouli – India »

- Sebastian Nadilo

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18 Great Korean Action Films You May Have Missed ( Part 1 )

13 February 2016 5:14 PM, PST | AsianMoviePulse | See recent AsianMoviePulse news »

In Korea, film reviews are curated by popular portal Naver . 

Naver compiles and ranks movies based on openly available reviews, re-defining the reviews with star ratings. Ratings 1, 2, 3, and 4 = negative.  5, 6 are neutral, and 7, 8, 9, and 10 as positive.

Based on these ratings I have curated a list of little-known, highly-rated Korean Action films that have received at least a 7 rating on Naver. These are films appreciated by critics and viewers in Korea, so you can trust that they’re great.


Part 2 is now available

How many of these have you watched?

1. No Blood No Tears (2002)

Directed by Ryoo Seung-Wan (Veteran, 2015), starring Jeon Do-Yeon, the Korea’s queen of Cannes (The Shameless, 2015), Jung Jae-Young (Right Now, Wrong Then, 2015) and Ryoo Seung-Bum, the director’s younger brother (The Berlin File, 2013).

An ill-treated girlfriend (played by Jeon), of a former boxer who runs an illegal dog fighting ring, becomes acquainted with an older woman who ekes »

- Lady Jane

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Netflix : 5 Great Korean Action Films You Should Watch Right Now

22 January 2016 11:33 PM, PST | AsianMoviePulse | See recent AsianMoviePulse news »

Korean cinema is known for having some of the best action thrillers available, and Netflix is one of the best places to watch them.

Netflix recently announced a expansion of their service to more than 130 new countries. This will make it even easier to access the great Netflix content and in particular their extensive Asian cinema library.

The huge Netflix library can be difficult to navigate at times, so we’ve done the hard work for you and picked out 5 great recent Korean action films to get you going.

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Here are 5 Great Korean Action Films Available on Netflix Now


The Suspect


A fugitive agent tries to uncover the volatile secrets hidden inside a dead man’s eyeglasses.


Northern Limit Line


Naval thriller film written and directed by Kim Hak-soon, based on the real-life events of the Second Battle of Yeonpyeong. »

- The Tiger

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