I have often said that when it came to certain movie genres, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. Kim Ji-Woon’s “A Bittersweet Life” was the perfect example how something so simple could create a fine cinematic experience because of its focus and the way it was executed rather than how original a film could be. Director/writer Im Sang-Yoon’s “A Company Man” has a very similar core premise to Kim Ji-Woon’s early film, and it would be … more
Despite the fact that the premise of "A Company Man" reminded me of the 2005 action hit "A Bittersweet Life", the hard-boiled action in this film gave me a lot of visceral entertainment. South Korea is really kicking it in the action-thriller genre. See Full Review Here.