Tag: Park Hae Il

Favorite Male Roles (Part 2)

It was about two weeks ago that I had this ‘brilliant’ idea to create a poll of our favorite actors and their most-loved roles. So I posted the first poll (male roles) and then the second (female roles), patted myself on the back and went about my merry way, whistling. And then it started. A… Read More ›

Two-word Sunday: Park Hae-il

It makes me rather sad that the post with the lowest number of reads on this blog is Waikiki Brothers. The reason is because that 2001 movie marks the debut of one very special actor. And because even though he was one of the leads in The Host (Korea’s top-grossing movie), he sure has a… Read More ›

Scent of Love

Suh In-ha (Park Hae-il) is a 20-year-old freshman at the university who falls in love at first sight with his senior, Hee-jae (Jang Jin-young). She, however, is in love with someone else. For the next seven years, even though their lives take them in different directions (a chilling event turns hers upside down), In-ha continues… Read More ›

Jealousy Is My Middle Name

I like Jealousy Is My Middle Name (2003) a lot because I’m partial to Park Hae-il and this movie really revolves around him. In My Mother, the Mermaid he was so sweet but overshadowed by Jeon Do-yeon, and in Memories of Murder he appeared only in the last one-third of the movie. There’s a lot… Read More ›

Memories of Murder

I bought this movie because of Darcy Paquet’s review. He called it “a masterfully directed, superbly acted film which is at turns blackly humorous, thought-provoking, and horrifying.” That praise is right on the mark. Memories of Murder (2003) is extremely gripping stuff and the acting from the two leads and supporting cast just stupendous. The… Read More ›