Tag: North Korea

DVD: Comrades in Dreams (2006)

DVD: Comrades in Dreams (2006)

October 7, 2016 | By

In Comrades in Arms, director Uli Gaulke intercuts somewhat fly-on-the-wall documentary segments of four disparate film exhibitors: a film club in Chong-Ri, North Korea, managed by two longtime best friends…

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Film: Great North Korean Picture Show, The (2012)

Film: Great North Korean Picture Show, The (2012)

May 7, 2013 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / G . Film: Very Good / DVD Transfer: n/a / DVD Extras: n/a Label: n/a/ Region: n/a / Released: n/a Genre: Documentary / North Korea / Hot Docs 2013 Synopsis: Two students and a top director in North Korea are the focus of this unusually candid documentary. Special Features: […]

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Fascist Visions

Fascist Visions

September 30, 2012 | By

A salute to fascism on screen – via The Hunger Games (Alliance / Lionsgate) and Anchor Bay’s Battle Royale: The Complete Collection – plus new images of North Korea’s Ruygyong Hotel, aka The Hotel of Doom, aka the Ugliest Building in the World!

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Christmas Jeers

Christmas Jeers

December 23, 2010 | By

Editor’s Blog on the plight of Jafar Panahi, and a DVD review of the 2009 documentary Kimjongilia (Mongrel / Lorber) of life under a big fist…

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DVD: Kimjongilia (2009)

DVD: Kimjongilia (2009)

December 23, 2010 | By

Return to: Home / Blu-ray, DVD, Film Reviews / J to L . Film: Very Good/ DVD Transfer: Very Good/ DVD Extras: Good Label: Mongrel (Canada) / Lorber (U.S.) / Region: 1 (NTSC) / Released: October 12, 2010 Genre: Documentary / North Korea Synopsis:  Oral chronicles by refugees of life in North Korea under the fist of Kim Il […]

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