When Crime Pays – Romantic Dramas Involving Gangsters

My two favorite leading male stereotypes are the arrogant, self-centered types (for example the male leads in The Greatest Love, Master’s Sun, You Are Beautiful) and the hardened criminal with a soft spot for love.

When I say hardened criminal, I mean the type that you can count on to beat someone bloody on the street for you.  Cause… that’s a skill set you might need one day.  Especially if you inhabit K-World.  I do not mean the psuedo-criminal.  I do not mean the sensitive action heroes found in City Hunter or Healer.  I do not mean the men who thrill us with graceful acrobatics during a well choreographed fight sequence.  I do not mean white collar criminals or cyber criminals or dudes plotting their revenge.  I mean bloody knuckle criminals.  The ones that can be genuinely scary when they’re not romancing a lady.  My heart always goes wonky for the guard dogs, the yard dogs, the junkyard dogs of K-world.  The fighters.

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The King – Movie Musings

I just watched the trailer for The King, though honestly I didn’t have to.  My movie ticket was sold the second I found out who the leads are.  Jo In-Sung and Jung Woo-Sung?  Sign me up, please.

Though the movie does actually look good.   Nah, that’s a total lie.  The movie could just be Jo In-Sung and Jung Woo-Sung sitting across the table from each other playing Go and recalling childhood experiences and I would watch it for hours.  I love these guys!  They’re two of my favorite actors.

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Wonder how long until we get a nice sub version of this in the States?