My Punch-Drunk Boxer – Fantasia Film Festival

https://youtu.be/f8gPFZduFOQ Directed by Hyuk Ki Jung South Korea/ 2019/ 114 mins ★★★★ Aphrase we’ve all heard and potentially used ourselves, Punch Drunk is the more common term for the medical condition Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, a neurodegenerative disease which causes irreparable damage, often as the result of repeated head trauma: a grave concern for boxers. Allowing … Continue reading My Punch-Drunk Boxer – Fantasia Film Festival

Jesters: The Game Changers – Fantasia Film Festival

https://youtu.be/IFFa4Ok5OgE Written & Directed by Joo-Ho Kim South Korea/ 2019/ 108 mins ★★★★★ Censorship, propaganda, and disinformation are the unchanging tools of dictators, bureaucrats, and corrupt officials. To maintain his image after usurping the throne, King Sejo seeks to employ Jesters, Korean storytellers, to manipulate public perception into seeing him as a kind, merciful man … Continue reading Jesters: The Game Changers – Fantasia Film Festival