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Archive for May, 2008

New web-based resources on 1950s-1960s

Master Lee has recently come across a few relatively new websites that offer some downloadable pictures and other resources from the 1950s and 1960s. The first one is the Ararian website The other one is that of the online Bell museum For more useful links, check the “useful links” link (we thought long and hard about the name for that link…).    


Once Upon A Time 원스 어폰 어타임 2008 review

Movies about the colonial period in Korea are getting more and more popular. And they are looking real good as well. Master Lee was impressed with the production values of these movies: Radio Days, Epitaph and the movie he saw just now, Once Upon A Time.

The best way to describe Once Upon A Time 원스 어폰 어타임 Read the rest of this entry »

The Resurrection Of The Butterfly 그림자 2007 review

It’s been a while, but Master Lee is finally back from his secret assignment about which he cannot say a word to you. He suffered a lot lately and he is tired beyond imagination. So what’s better than a great sword movie about bad Japanese samurai and good Korean women? Yup, that’s exactly what Master Lee thought as well. Read the rest of this entry »