Cho-won was inspired by Bae Hyeong-jin. As an omnibus work, 1. As if speaking for those critics during the opening scene, after Sang-won exhibits the "dodging the issue" behavior so important to Hong's men, Sang-won's older brother chastises Sang-won saying "That's typical! Outside of the new techniques, ever since Jeff Reichert's essay juxtaposing Turning Gate with Garden State in the Summer issue of the online journal Reverse Shot, I've been paying closer attention to Hong's use of color in the outfits of his characters. Because of the repetitive positioning of Hong's shot, this image creates dissonance when wallpaper-ed. They are athletes in how they exploit, to create a word working off Pierre Bourdieu's use of "social capital", their kinesthetic capital, that is, the physical resources afforded them by their youthful bodies. Regrettably, Antarctic Journal never makes up its mind about whether to stick to genre conventions or not. This Charming Girl, on the other hand, is like an entire film devoted to one of the "extra" figures appearing for a minute or so in these movies, say, a post-office clerk who processes the protagonist's Sturm und Drang letter to her divorced husband, and immediately exits the movie. His past glory worth almost nothing in the present day, he has found a creative but strenuous way to earn money: But that, similar to what I wrote about the inferior film Looking for Bruce Lee Kang Lone, , would seem too much like rationalizing a greater significance out of this film than is justified. The final section focuses again on Geum-ja and what I would have to call the spiritual aftermath of her revenge against Mr. However, lower marks go to the musical score by Jo Young-wook Oldboy, Silmido , which features a distracting reworking of Rakhmaninov that manages to snuff out much of the film's poetry. After this emotionally-charged runaway hit, it seems likely that we will be seeing more from him in the near future. Personally, I love the George Bush analogy and I agree that director Im was out to settle a few scores with the many admirers of the former president. Now, years after breaking up, he returns to the small island named Biyang-do, wondering if his ex-girlfriend will remember their appointment. Much of the film's strength must be attributed to the brilliant casting of Kim Ji-soo in the role of Jeong-hye. Git centers around a film director who, in the middle of starting his next screenplay, remembers a promise he'd made ten years earlier.