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Marrying the Mafia (2002)

Never fully realising or exploring the possibilities of its fantastic premise, Marrying the Mafia is at times vibrant and hilarious but ultimately confusing and dissatisfying.

Park Dae-suh (Jung – Hi, Dharma; My Boss, My Hero) is a graduate of Seoul National University successful at negotiating contracts for an Internet security enterprise. As such, he is a hot commodity in the marriage market, the type of guy who can bring some elite respect to a mobster family. So when … (read more)

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A Perfect Match (2002)

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Hmm. A matchmaker who has trouble finding a match for herself – sound familiar? Well it is a romantic comedy and once the basic premise of the film is established, you can pretty much guess how it will turn out in the end. Still, doesn’t mean it isn’t watchable.

So how does it stand as a Romantic Comedy? Well, I will admit it is quite enjoyable and something that doesn’t take much effort to watch. With the plot well established, … (read more)

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