Up amongst Seoul’s rollercoaster of a skyline, Yong-nam (Jo Jung-suk) and Eui-Ju (Lim Yoona) are hurdling from building to building desperately trying to outrun and outsmart the toxic fog slowly following them across the city. Opening up this year’s London East Asia Film Festival, Lee Sang-geun’s feature debut Exit is a joyful, lively but somewhat […]

  I was slightly skeptical when Lee Jae-gyu (Beethoven Virus, The King 2 Hearts), mostly known for his TV work, decided to move into mainstream cinema. Lee’s feature debut, The Fatal Encounter, is based on one of many assassination attempts on King Jeong-jo, the 22nd ruler of the Joseon Dynasty that reigned over a unified Korean […]