Taken in Korea during a day trip with my parents and my wife.
Korea . Thriller-Crime . 2010
Directed by Seung-Wan Ryoo
♠ ♠ ♠ – Corrupt police and political drama that all begins with a series of child murder case. Intricately well woven storyline with well-developed main characters that carry out the complex storyline of corruption, power and justice system. What’s a thriller without some unexpected twists and turns… [ imdb ]
Swedish Crime-Mystery-Thriller . 2009
Directed by Niels Arden Oplev
♠ ♠ ♠ ♠ ♠ – You should watch the original version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo before the Hollywood version comes out this winter. The new one is directed by David Fincher so it actually might be pretty good, however, I’m not sure if the new version will have the same intensity and darkness the original film have. I watch a lot of thrillers from around the world, but this is one of the top choices for me. With its multi-layered storyline that converge throughout the length of the movie; and with the two distinct and well developed main characters who carry the story… it can’t get much better than this in terms of mystery-thriller movie.
The story in short… a media-ruined journalist is hired to dig deeper into a murder of a woman that occurred years ago. The journalist is unknowingly helped by a young female goth hacker who has a troubled life (to put it lightly) of her own… [ imdb ]
“Humility is a most strange thing. The moment you think you have acquired it, is just the moment you have lost it”… Bernard Meltzer