I like the character development in this movie. Once the kidnapping occurred, you could see how well they complemented one another, not only as police officers, but as people. Arguments are welcome, fights are not. I mean sure, Dong-cheol played by is built like a tank and his wife Ji-soo played by does inevitably get kidnapped. Like Hee-yeol, he is also a student in the police academy, but unlike his Brainy Best Friend, Ki-joon is more of the brawny and emo half. But within that predictable framework is a refreshing amount of detail, developing both story and character in a way that gives this specific scenario some kind of individual distinction. Koala director Kim Joo-hwan graduates to commercial cinema in fine form with the entertaining youth cop comedy-thriller Midnight Runners.
A police school rookie, and the nerdy eidetic memory half of the bromantic relationship. Categories Categories Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. They report the case and urge the local police force to take action, but the incident wasn't a priority for the cops. It's actually a great movie. Deciding to call it a night, the two begin to walk towards the nearest form of transport, but are quickly distracted by the attractive young woman Lee Ho-jung who passes by. Kdrama Jen: It was a great distraction from some of the heavier dramas clearly Dramageek and I are watching the same shows.
Midnight Runners does not offer anything new to the sub-genre, but, it mainly works because Johan Kim heightens up all the potentials he has in the script with certain confidence. While the action set pieces are similarly nothing new, Kim keeps them coming thick and fast, and there are plenty of chase scenes and brawls scattered throughout, not to mention well-intentioned though unintentionally amusing training montages. Like how Hee-yeol used a self defense technique that helped him protect himself from knives to be able to get some evidence from a guy that paid the kidnapped girl to go into slavery. Karakter-karakter lain dalam jalan cerita Midnight Runners memang tidak memiliki porsi pengisahan yang terlalu besar. And between some serious nail biting scenes there were lol moments.
The Long Plot, Sans Spoilers Ki Joon Park Seo Joon and Hee Yeol Kang Ha Neul meet as new students in a Korean Police University. Tidak mau tinggal diam, Hwang Ki-joon dan Kang Hee-yeol akhirnya memutuskan untuk melakukan tindakan penyelamatan sendiri. The humour was subtle and cleverly inserted into the right moments of the movie, beautifully balanced with the heavier and darker topics mentioned. Just as they are commiserating about the lack of dates after leaving the night club, a pretty girl walks by. Suffice to say, these two are not only rookies in police school but also in the dating scene.
Using extreme police legwork in the lack of anything else , they manage to identify the girl as a high school runaway, who is working in a sleazy ear wax picking parlour. The local police station's missing persons department, however, is busy with the kidnapping of a son of a business mogul at the time and is unable to investigate the case. He is fairly nerdy and more of thinker than a doer. The total number of admissions increased to 4. By August 21, within 13 days after its premiere, the movie surpassed 4 million ticket sales.
Deciding to follow her, both cadets are nervous about who should go and ask this stranger for her phone number, but while they are discussing this, the woman is suddenly kidnapped by a mysterious group parked nearby in a black van. Sialnya, ketika keduanya melaporkan kejadian tersebut kepada pihak kepolisian, keduanya harus melalui berbagai proses birokrasi yang jelas memperlambat usaha untuk menyelamatkan sang gadis. Clkytta: Exactly what Kmuse said. Kim sendiri sebenarnya tidak menawarkan sebuah jalinan pengisahan yang benar-benar baru pada Midnight Runners. No matter how large the spectacles that Kang adorns, his nerdy recruit is a tough sell. Ki-joon and Hee-yeol tries to save them but are instead beaten and locked up. Adorably cute domestic squabbles follow,.
The movie is really funny and shows the friendship between the 2 main characters. It helped that both boys light up the screen, and the comedy kept me laughing through the entire movie. They are championing those who fall through the gaps. The directing of their glistening bodies was brilliant. Then right after they come back to the school, they promised to arrest the organizer who is in charge of the slavery with all the techniques they learned.
Kdrama Jen: This show cracked me up, but also made me appreciate the earnestness of the characters. Anyway, with the gripping cinematography and storytelling, you will definitely be on the edge of your seats. Synopsis: We see Hee-yeol and Ki-joon at their first day in Police Academy, and while they initially had some misgivings about each other, they soon regard each other as best friends. I left the theatres being reminded that sometimes, all it takes is one crazy person to change the world. When the main plot kicks into gear, after the boot camp first act, the amateur sleuthing by the pair is more earnest than amusing but as they finally hit some action, the film finds its stride again.
He has eyes for right timing in placing the comedy and drama simultaneously while adding some adrenaline rush with highly choreographed action sequences. They felt like two really good friends who understood and just clicked. The duo soon learns that this is not just a simple abduction case but a criminal ring in cahoots with a hospital the anger! Jika paruh pertama film ini diisi dengan elemen komedi yang cukup dominan, Midnight Runners kemudian hadir dengan nada penceritaan drama yang bernuansa serius dan kelam pada paruh kedua pengisahannya. It was also like watching a modern Hwarang complete with hilarious scenes, political authority struggles, and action-packed sequences. Unfortunately, while they did manage to find The Girl — and other captives alongside with her — they are unable to save her or them cos they are outnumbered by the mobsters. Out drinking one night they witness a young woman being grabbed off the street and thrown into a van, though when they report the kidnapping are frustrated by the lack of interest shown by the local police. After a grueling exercise drill, Ki Joon and Hee Yeol end up forging an unlikely friendship of brawn and brain.
A general absence of melodrama also wins Kim points. It was nice to just sit back and enjoy for a couple of hours!. He posted a picture of himself on ,. Angered, Hee-yeol and Ki-joon decide to save the girls themselves. A pair of police cadets witness a woman being kidnapped, and decide to take matters into their own hands… Korean writer-director Kim Ju-hwan Koala, Goodbye My Smile makes the step up from indie features to bigger-budgeted commercial fare with comedy actioner Midnight Runners, headlined by top young stars Park Seo-joon Chronicles of Evil and Kang Ha-neul Dongju: The Portrait of a Poet.