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Exclusive: New World Clip

Exclusive: New World Clip
Our exclusive clip from Well Go USA's Korean thriller New World shows just how dangerous being an undercover cop can be. Lee Jeong-jae stars as Ja-sung, a cop who has been undercover for the past eight years as the right-hand man to the Goldmoon crime syndicate leader. After the leader's death, the cops launch a new initiative that puts Ja-sung's life in danger, fearing he will be exposed as a mole. Take a look at this scene where Ja-sung confronts his police handler Kang (Min-sik Choi), revealing he needs to get out before it's too late.

New World - Exclusive "Give Up the Law"

The head of the Goldmoon crime syndicate is dead, leaving his top two lieutenants. Seizing the opportunity, the police launch an operation called New World, with the perfect weapon. The boss' right hand man, Ja-sung (Lee Jeong-jae, The Thieves), has been a deep-cover operative for 8 years,
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Well Go picks up New World

Park Hoon-jung's New World starring Lee Jung-jae lands at Well Go for U.S. distribution Well Go USA have picked up N. American right to New World which is set to open in theaters in 15 markets on March 22nd (Chicago, Toronto, New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Seattle, San Diego, Honolulu, Dallas, Houston, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Detroit, Toronto and Vancouver) Directed by Park Hoon-jung (I Saw the Devil), New World stars Lee Jung-jae of The Housemaid, Oldboy's Choi Min-sik and Jung-min Hwang of Shiri. The story tells of a detective (played by Lee) who, after infiltrating a gang, ends up caught between a police officer (Choi) and the the second in command (Hwang).
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Well Go picks up New World

Park Hoon-jung's New World starring Lee Jung-jae lands at Well Go for U.S. distribution Well Go USA have picked up N. American right to New World which is set to open in theaters in 15 markets on March 22nd (Chicago, Toronto, New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Las Vegas, Seattle, San Diego, Honolulu, Dallas, Houston, Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Detroit, Toronto and Vancouver) Directed by Park Hoon-jung (I Saw the Devil), New World stars Lee Jung-jae of The Housemaid, Oldboy's Choi Min-sik and Jung-min Hwang of Shiri. The story tells of a detective (played by Lee) who, after infiltrating a gang, ends up caught between a police officer (Choi) and the the second in command (Hwang).
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Well Go USA Picks Up Korean Thriller 'New World' Out of Berlin

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Well Go USA Picks Up Korean Thriller 'New World' Out of Berlin
Well Go USA Entertainment has picked up all North American rights (including theatrical, non-theatrical, home video, TV and digital/electronic) for the Korean action thriller "New World" out of Berlin. The film will open theatrically in 15 markets on March 22, 2013, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Detroit, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC, Philadelphia, Seattle, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Houston, Dallas, San Diego and Honolulu. Directed by Park Hoon-jung (writer of "I Saw the Devil") and starring Lee Jung-jae ("The Housemaid"), Choi Min-sik ("Oldboy") and Jung-min Hwang ("Shiri"), "New World" follows a detective (Lee) who goes infiltrates a gang, only to find himself caught between the second in command (Hwang) and a police officer (Choi). "'New World' is one of those rare gangster movies that keep you pinned to your seat," according to Well Go's president Doris...
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DVD Review - Blades of Blood (2010)

Blades of Blood, 2010.

Directed by Lee Joon-Ik.

Starring Jeong-min Hwang, Seong-hyeon Baek, Seung-won Cha, Ji-hye Han and Kim Chang-Wan.

Synopsis:

In Sixteenth Century Korea, an illegitimate son seeks vengeance for the murder of his father with the help of a blind swordsman. Meanwhile, the country’s leadership is falling apart while an invasion from the Japanese draws closer.

With a large proportion of foreign films, it’s not just the language barrier that can stop a white middle class male (such as myself) from completely comprehending everything that is going on. It’s more than safe to say that my knowledge of Korean history is equably negligible to my knowledge of Korea in general. I’m not ignorant, I just haven’t got round to that page on Wikipedia just yet. But now I know a little more from watching Blades of Blood.

It’s Sixteenth Century Korea and a
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Fantastic Fest Day Six: The Asian Cinema Trifecta

With a very sore shoulder from firing round after round from automatic weapons, Day Six began slowly. After just a few hours of lugging and firing those things, I can’t imagine what it’s like toting around tons of gear, a flak jacket, and still being coherent over in Iraq or Afghanistan. Plus, we had relatively cool temperatures and even a little rain. My hat is off to our servicemen overseas.

And what better way to celebrate spent rounds of ammo than taking a cinematic tour through the Orient?

We visited Korea, South Korea, and China all in one day, complete with an Asian feast to top the journey off. The Asian Odyssey meant missing Secret Screening #4, but it was worth it. Especially the “all you could drink” wine and champagne selection. Am I easily swayed by free food and drink? Yes.

Private Eye

This Korean period piece feels
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Fantastic Fest Award Winners Chug for Glory

If there's one thing I know about film festivals, it's that being content with having your film play for an enthusiastic audience is for losers. Chugging a beer on stage in front of a cheering crowd after winning is for winners. You can tell that I'm right because the word "winning" is a close cousin of "winners." Celebrating the art of the film is one thing, but damn it, it's about taking home the coveted cup. Two or three nights ago (the details are hazy), Fantastic Fest Co-founder Tim League emceed an awards ceremony that featured some Festival fans, filmmakers and the people who wandered in already inebriated and looking for the karaoke party. You can guess which group I was in, and, yes, I stayed at the ceremony despite a shocking lack of amateurs singing "Baby Got Back." Also, I had to present all of the awards for the Fantastic Features Category. There
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Fantastic Fest Winners Announced!

For those of you who weren't in Austin, TX from September 23-30, you missed out. Fantastic Fest lived up to its name and presented some of the newest, most anticipated, and best films of the year. From the comfort and coolness of the Alamo Drafthouse (which serves Awesome food during movies) to the palatial Paramount Theater, Austin showed that it knows how to treat fans of genre films.

Think about it: Seven days filled with movies like Zombieland, Paranormal Activity, and Survival of the Dead, side-by-side with some truly creative short films, foreign films, low-budget indie movies, and stars, all put within a mile of each other. It was a movie-lover's paradise. But alas, all good things must come to an end (until next year), but not without a few parting shots.

Below are the announced winners of the various Fantastic Fest contests, and while I can't say I agree with all the decisions,
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Fantastic Fest Winners Announced

At a ceremony Monday night hosted by Fantastic Fest co-founder Tim League, the festival gave out awards to some of the top films and filmmakers in attendance. Awards given out this year include ones for animated and live action short film, horror and “fantastic” shorts, horror and “fantastic” features and the next wave award which showcases emerging talent.

In addition, in conjunction with G4 TV and writer/director Uwe Boll, the fest gave out the “Filmmaking Frenzy” award for the best video game trailer with a “fantastic” twist. Winners of some of these prestigious awards included the comedic drama Down Terrace, which took home the Next Wave award, Human Centipede, which won for best horror film and Mandrill, which was given the Fantastic Feature award.

Check out a list of all the winners below.

Jury results – Shorts Awards

Animated Shorts:

Best Animated Short – I Am So Proud Of You (Don Hertzfeldt
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