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Kwik: Directed by Beom-gu Cho. With Lee Min-ki, Ye-won Kang, Kim In-kwon, Chang-Seok Ko. A famous biker named Gi-su (Lee Min-ki) has to deliver a bomb on his helmet under 30 minutes with his new girlfriend Ah-rom (Kang Ye-won) before it explodes.

“Adrenaline Rush opens with a bang (in many ways) as we are introduced to their leader, legendary biker Gi-Soo, a handsome, cool and moody tween with no regard for rules. Behind him is Chun-Sim – an old girlfriend who is trying to keep up on her moped and in tears at the thought of him with another woman. Behind her – Kim Myeong-Sik tries to keep up as he screams out her name, pushing his Papa Johns Pizza delivery bike to its limits!u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eAs they run a red light, all hell breaks loose causing a massive traffic collision that sends Chun Sim sliding under an oil tanker. Concerned for his ex, Gi-Soo zooms up an overturned car and jumps it – just as the tank explodes…u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eIf you arenu0026#39;t already laughing by this point of the film, you may as well give up. Iu0026#39;m a huge fan of Adrenaline Rush with its daft humour and madcap action scenes. Its like a Fast N Furious movie directed by Chow Sing Chi!u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eSome time passes by the time the title card shows, and Gi-Soo is working as a courier on his motorbike. He seems slightly wiser, and a little more mature and gets a call for about his next collection which leads him back to Chun-Sim. Now a big star singer of a girl band, Chun-Sim gets on the back and claims his helmet. Suddenly, things take a turn for the worst as a mysterious call reveals a bomb is in the headgear, and will explode if she removes it or if they separate more than 10 feet (due to the hi-tec wrist watch he wears).nTheir mission begins, to start making deliveries for the mysterious caller – most of which turn out to be more bombs! Unfortunately, Chun-Sim has a concert to do first with her girl group, which she does, while still wearing her helmet resulting in some hilarious moments as they try to stay close.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eAdrenaline Rush is just mental!! It goes 100mph and hardly lets up from its great action and chase scenes – incorporating some smart CGI for its wilder shots and moments – and is ridiculously funny on many levels. Ye-Won Kang is just hilarious as Chun-Sim – and the cute Min-Ki Lee does a great job as Gi-Soo. Both actors work so well together and had preciously shared the screen in the 2009 Korean disaster flick, Tidal Wave, as did In-Kwon Kim who plays the trainee-cop determined to stop Gi-Soo and win the heart of Chun-Sim!u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eIncidentally – this was made by the very same producers behind Tidal Wave also.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eAs the madness continues, more and more crazy action fills the screen, more twists in the plot are revealed, and Gi-Soou0026#39;s love is put to the test when Chun-Sim (complete with a bomb strapped to her) becomes a hostage resulting in a climax on a speeding train. Iu0026#39;ll not give away too much more, but I did like how the bad guy had a genuine reason for being pissed off in the end…u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eThis UK release of Adrenaline Rush races in at 80 minutes. The original Korean cut is listed at 1 hour and 55 minutes, so Iu0026#39;d like to see what a difference that makes to the whole feel of the film. As it stands, this is probably the most fun Iu0026#39;ve had in 80 minutes in a long time, and I loved it. Be sure to stick around for some NGu0026#39;s and making of shots during the end credits for some interesting stunts and bike work.u003cbr/u003eu003cbr/u003eOverall: Adrenaline Rush is wild, wacky and a lot of fun!!”


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