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Simon McEnteggart

About Simon McEnteggart

Simon McEnteggart has resided in Ilsan, South Korea for the past five years and is the founder of K-cinema website Hanguk Yeonghwa. He also freelances, and has written for Groove Korea and the Korean Film Council.

The Top 5 Most Successful Korean Films of 2015

Simon McEnteggart from the Korean movie review site Hanguk Yeonghwa gives Korvia.com his list of the top 5 most successful Korean films of 2015. As 2015 draws to a close, so too does the Korean film industry stop to reflect on the biggest and most successful cinematic releases of the year. Commercially, [...]

5 Korean Movies Guaranteed to Make You Cry

Simon McEnteggart from the Korean movie review site Hanguk Yeonghwa gives Korvia.com his list of 5 Korean movies guaranteed to make you cry. -- If there’s one thing modern Korean cinema does well, it’s crafting melodramas that force audiences to sob like a newborn baby. Directors within the industry have a knack for creating emotionally powerful [...]

5 Gorgeous & Unmissable Korean Period Dramas

Simon McEnteggart from the Korean movie review site Hanguk Yeonghwa gives Korvia.com his list of 5 unmissable Korean period dramas. -- No region’s film industry quite does historical dramas like those found in Asian cinema. Unlike the epic scale and grandeur - and a healthy dose of balletic martial arts - produced by their Chinese [...]

5 Amazing Korean Films Based on Shocking Real-life Events

Simon McEnteggart from the Korean movie review site Hanguk Yeonghwa gives Korvia.com his list of 5 amazing Korean films based on shocking real-life events. Not only do these films hold historical value, but many of them also caused a lot of controversy before and after their release. -- Within 50 years of the end of hostilities with [...]

5 K-Horrors that Will Chill You to the Bone

Simon McEnteggart from the Korean movie review site Hanguk Yeonghwa gives Korvia.com his list of 5 Korean horror films that will make you lose sleep! -- While most of the world typically sees the release of horror films during the autumn season in the build up to Halloween, Korea takes a different approach. In Korean [...]

The Top 5 Korean Films to See Before You Die

For audiences unfamiliar with Korean cinema, choosing only five films to see as an introduction to output from the peninsula is an extremely daunting task. Each year the Korean cinema industry, in both the mainstream and independent realms, produce some of the most interesting and unique films in the world so in order to choose [...]