The first half of the year was particularly tough, with hardly any Korean films stirring up any excitement among viewers.The one bright point was Lee Chang-dong's fourth feature Secret Sunshine, which earned a Best Actress award at the Cannes Film Festival for the fearless performance of its lead Jeon Do-yeon.In speaking to the waiter themselves, a woman risks talking over her dining partner, the narrator warns.
'We do have certain ideas about how you should look in your uniform, about the tailoring, the fit and how it should be kept, and I guess sometimes we do express these feelings rather strongly,' she says.
A young student seeks quiet and solitude to focus on an important work but ends up as the teacher of a peculiar boy who is home-schooled by his parents in an isolated bunker mansion. See full summary » Set in an alternative past where steam power still rules the world, Outpost 11 is the story of three soldiers manning a remote listening post in the Arctic Circle. See full summary » Seven German soldiers are enclosed in one bunker during the Second World War. When they hear about the tunnel-system beneath the bunker and some mystic events that had occurred in this place, they soon begin to go mad... See more » I'd heard very good things about ' The Bunker', and the idea of combining war and horror is potentially very rich, so I was really looking forward to watching it.
During their first night in the bunker, when Kreuzmann is expressing his worries to Ebert about an American attack and the bunker being "not quite right," at the end of the conversation he says "God with us." Aside from being an obvious religious statement, it also refers to the saying that was inscribed on Germany Army belt buckles: "Gott mit uns" or "God with us." This was also common inscription on armour in the German military until the end of the Third Reich, and has a history and usage in Germany dating back as far as the Teutonic Order. I kept an open mind as it began, but after about 25 minutes in this movie started to fall apart, and by the three quarter mark I was yawning...
The alternative porn star, who is dedicated to de-stigmatizing the sex worker profession, goes on to reveal: 'The hardest boundary I've had to confront in my romantic relationships is the line between authentic desire in my work, and the "it's just work" defense.' She says that after nearly 10 years in the sex industry, she's finally realized that she needs a partner who can accept the fact that she may get turned on by the people she's having sex with on camera.'Now I'm fortunate enough to have relationships where my partners are my cheerleaders,' she shares.
'When I show up to a professional domination session with a new client who looks like Brad Pitt with an Irish accent, I don't have to worry about going home later and pretending like there wasn't genuine attraction there.''Would you expect your wife, a chef, to come home at the end of a long day and cook an elaborate meal for you?