I love actor Shin Ha-gyun and just about every film he’s ever acted in, including the TV drama Brain. By the way, the entire drama has been subtitled and posted on YouTube, so I have some catching up to do! Anyhow, Korean film critic Jeong Seong-Il’s debut film Café Noir (2009), which only got a domestic release last year and which is slated for a DVD release sometime this or next month, has been getting a lot of love lately, in fan sites and elsewhere on the net. There is even a drive to get a limited special edition Blu-ray published. It would certainly make sense, as the 198-minute film would have to be spread across two DVDs, but could easily be accommodated on a single BD disc. Café Noir is unlike any other Korean film I’ve ever watched, and I would be willing to pay just about anything to see this in high definition. A DVD is unlikely to do the film’s outstanding B&W and color photography justice.