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Before Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage starred in their hit Discovery Channel series MythBusters, they worked in special effects on movies like The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions. While their MythBusters episodes often tackle general tropes shown in movies and TV, they also tackle specific franchises and shows, such as Jaws, The Simpsons and Breaking Bad, just to name a few. Last night's episode delved into the Star Wars franchise, and today we have a few clips from the episode.
The episode comes at the perfect time for Star Wars fans, following the global release of new Star Wars: The Force Awakens toys and merchandise during Force Friday this weekend. While Saturday's MythBusters episode doesn't specifically tackle anything from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, since there is still little we know about the story, but these clips below will surely be of interest to any Star Wars fan. »
Long Day’s Journey: Seong-hoon Reaches Amoral High Ground with Spry Action Flick
If anything, South Korean director Kim Seong-hoon’s sophomore film A Hard Day certainly delivers the promised depiction of the title, tossing his antihero into a veritable maelstrom of predicaments taking on the surreal stuff of what nightmares may come. Walking a fine line between despicable thrills and jet black comedy, there’s equal measures of pleasure as far as laughs and tingles of genre go. A few fantastic instances from its expressive first half tend to out shadow the trappings of a familiar scenario in its final stretches, but this is offset by Seong-hoon’s fine sense of pacing, even with an increasingly ludicrous stack of occurrences.
Detective Ko (Lee Sun-kyun) is having an epically bad day, beginning with the precarious drive to his mother’s funeral. His wife’s divorcing him, he’s an inattentive father, »
- Nicholas Bell
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