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Spellbound (2011)

O-ssak-han yeon-ae (original title)
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A magician meets a weird girl and offers her to work together in his magic show. It's only until a year later that he starts to know her personally and develops a feeling towards her despite her own problems.

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Jo-Goo is a magician who is seeking new ways to improve his magic show. When he meets a weird girl in one of his shows, he finds a new idea and offers her to work together. It's only until a year later that he starts to know her personally and gets involved in her problem - ghosts problem. Soon he develops a feeling towards her and finds out that he doesn't care about her problems if only he could be with her. Written by Immanuel A.

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The acting was good, but....
23 June 2015 | by See all my reviews

It's not very often that a film actually makes me mad, and even less often that I'll shut a movie off with 10 minutes left on the clock. OK, these things have never happened other than when I watched this film. It started out incredibly promising and interesting, yet quickly faded into formulaic oblivion. Granted, this is a romantic comedy film, and regardless of the country of origin it is to be expected that a certain level of cliché will be present. However, I had high hopes that the underlying premise of supernatural activity would have broken up the formula a bit. Not so. For all of the promise of the idea, it just fell flat. The supernatural aspect of the story really added very little, which was a shame because had it incorporated the element as effectively as, say, "Shaun of the Dead," it would have been an incredibly solid romance/comedy/horror film. The acting was actually very good, hence not rating the film as awful, and the comedy was such that it did garner a giggle or two at times. Sadly, the comedy and the acting was wasted on a very lackluster story, one that had an incredibly clever, creative, and promising idea yet was sadly incapable of carrying it through to fruition.


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