The Handmaiden (PG) ****

  • Page Views 546
  • Conned!

    Some people will go to special lengths to make money. Up to no good is an enterprising dude willing to risk all in The Handmaiden. Fresh and fun this cultural gem from Mongrel Media is now raising temperatures considerably most likely at the International Village or Fifth Avenue Cinemas.

    handmaiden-park-chan-wookKeep your libidos in check as we follow the warped mind of a South Korean entrepreneur raised in a den of corruption surrounded by a bevy of conniving and compelling sweet young things. Out to make a big score the deceitful young man sets out to rob a wealthy Japanese recluse with the help of one special girl. Clandestinely the girl is to pose as a maid to the family.

    Once inside the palatial home its game in as the ante is upped considerably as the owner’s young niece becomes a sexual pawn in this tale of list and love. Just who is doing what to whom and for what reasons drives this movie forward. Sit and squirm through all the decadent fun and depravity of this complex at almost 2 1/2 hours long tale that reveals the sick passions of some men and how the women deal with it all.

    Highly erotic and extremely suspenseful this Korean film with English subtitles is without doubt one of the best foreign films of the year. It”s quite the eye-opener and not to be missed!

    By Alan Samuel

    Share

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 16 August 2018
      19 hours ago No comment

      Bela, JC are back to break hearts

      A year after their first blockbuster team-up via the heartbreaking movie, “100 Tula Para Kay Stella,” Bela Padilla and JC Santos reunite with director Jason Paul Laxamana to tell a different kind of love story in “The Day After Valentine’s,” an official entry to the 2018 Pista ng Pelikulang ...

    • 16 August 2018
      21 hours ago No comment

      John and Isabel expecting 2nd child

      Three years married to John Prats, Isabel Oli-Prats is already expecting their second child. The couple married in May 2015. By April 18 the following year, they were already welcoming their eldest, Lilly Feather, into the world. Last June 26, the couple announced that baby #2 was already on ...

    • 16 August 2018
      23 hours ago No comment

      Kylie’s sweet message to Aljur

      “My love and my sweetheart, my heart and my soul. It has only been 1 year but it feels like a lifetime. It feels like everything that has happened in the past, happened in preparation for your arrival into our lives. You have carried so many blessings along with ...

    • 16 August 2018
      1 day ago No comment

      Carlo, Angelica keep it real

      During the ABS-CBN trade launch event last August 2, Exes Baggage stars Carlo Aquino and Angelica Panganiban were seen being affectionate backstage, further fueling rumors that the former couple are giving love a second chance. But Carlo said he is not bothered by what people think about him and ...

    • 15 August 2018
      2 days ago No comment

      Kris Aquino in ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Hollywood premiere

      Kris Aquino was in character as Princess Intan as she attended the Hollywood red carpet premiere of her international flick “Crazy Rich Asians.” Alongside her red-carpet photos for the movie’s Hollywood premiere, the actress and multimedia personality divulged that she is playing Princess Intan, a snobbish Malay royalty “who ...

    %d bloggers like this: