百合 Goggles

Yukirin Is Love. Yuri Is Life!


Leave a comment

The Handmaiden Bluray [PA Ver]

_DSC0233
_DSC0241 _DSC0242
_DSC0209

Took them only about a month to arrive but hey, all good things are worth waiting for, right?

So then, how is the best ever version of the Blurays you will ever get for the Handmaiden? Well, it could have been better, way better, by first of all including an English version of the storyboard and finally adding in the script too. But really, it is still the best version of The Handmaiden you will ever get…until Plain Archive does the thing it does with big titles where they keep releasing better versions that is!

Kind of hurts though that the storyboard, the COMPLETE storyboard, was only in Korean! It’s kind of like a cave man being given 2 billion bucks! He has it but it is kind of no value to him! Okay, maybe crude comparison and while I don’t understand a lick of written Korean, there are still illustrations that tell the story anyway and I great value in it!

Kind of surprised though that almost every scene in the storyboard is in the movie – the extended version of course. I guess there really was no 3 hour version of the movie. 

Anyway, I bought the mega pack which contained all three variations of the release! The first one is this one that contains the holy bible of the movie, aka, the complete storyboard! The discs are encased in a really awesome looking steel-book! The outer cover of which has Hideko chasing Sook-hee out of her room (after slapping her).

The second one also has the discs enclosed in the same styled steel-book but instead of the storyboard, it has a collection of covers and posters from all corners of the world. There is really some creative covers in there!

The last one of the pack is a fold-in casing which is also not to sneeze at! These pictures do not do the actual products justice as I took them at night inside with unnatural light. It has a small booklet with photos and a review from Time Magazine by Stephanie. The cover of the booklet looks really elegant with its golden patterns!

As for the data itself, there are three discs in each version; The Theatrical Cut, The Extended Cut and The Extra Features! The extras are a cool 141 minutes, which is almost the same length of the movie itself, and I am of course talking about The Extended Cut! Best believe it I am about to watch it and see what more I can get from this already bestest lesbian movie in existence!

Jump over for the scans…

Ja

Continue reading


5 Comments

AHAHAHAHA…AHHH…AHAHAHA!

25daffc5840d2ae620f7230a9a15a11c_cccc3e52-5bca-4cae-be1f-1edfc3a85a0a_2048x
A_8f4fcf99-c54c-43a4-946e-cc67941bf191_2048x B_bd8a70cf-46b5-42cd-8532-55f11d0c5c76_2048x
B_abd21c3b-500a-428b-ac44-9a1ec29615c8_2048x A_0f8f4dcd-2bac-4803-9d44-fb5fa639df01_2048x
B_ef31ea8c-54d6-4033-8d57-904c95a95f43_2048x 296c50f7f0968f494741b3d3e1787a17_299b05f8-9879-4bf1-a6de-18ac1ced7b64_2048x
8f5c112f81062b38c631efbacfd5fe2d_7c76436a-80a6-4b4a-87cb-1a1e16e88cfd_2048x 81070568b10ae181a2af7a3d6befdbbb_795d382c-a38d-442c-afe4-b5284de1265b_2048x
3_22867667-0dee-469b-9758-f844f723b831_2048x
1c8f559a1cdb0a78442d1e54381bbc45_a67ba614-2bd0-4f7b-83fa-8a21e153a345_2048x c1f1b5cf3ce3fc0d3b8c6552af193ee2_a333e0e3-3306-4a4b-b274-a3b52fe751bb_2048x 63f46c13d79cdcc72724a492d0251f81_4141b206-de5e-47ab-9bd8-9088f11b1ba8_2048x
$160.00 (+ SP)!!!

Everyone: THIS IS MADNESS!!
Me: Madness…!

Me:

8

Me: THIS! IS! THE HANDMAIDEN!!!
Me:

tumblr_mvyj69kVop1rj2phto1_500

Also for crying out loud, took you long enough PLAIN ARCHIVE! I mean, if anything deserves to be perfected, the greatest lesbian movie of all time is it but everything on here better be in English or so Lord help me…

Who am I kidding, I am already salivating at the work that went into this! I haven’t seen this big a release from the get go like this! Usually variations come as time goes by but not The HANDMAIDEN!

Can! Not! Wait!


2 Comments

Vid – Gravity of Love [Hideko/Sook-hee]

DOWNLOAD soon

Sorry to keep you waiting!

It begins…

Seeing as this song is one of the Top 3 lesbian video songs (seriously, you can’t call yourself a yuri video maker if you haven’t used either of these songs: Gravity of Love, Everything She Said and Bring Me To Life!)

Obviously, if I was going to use one of them, especially Enigma’s Gravity of Love, then it had to be for a special fandom! And really, The HANDMAIDEN is the holy grail of Lesbian movies!

It is THE lesbian Movie!

Which made it nigh impossible to try and make a somewhat PG video of it >.<

Anyway, enjoy!


7 Comments

It’s Heeere!!

DSC_0312fixdone
DSC_0308fixdone DSC_0310fixdone
DSC_0314fixdone
The Handmaiden Special Edition (UK)

I can’t believe it’s already August! Just like that, even before I expected it I came home and this is what greeted me and I was like…Oooh!

But I gotta say, out of all the Special Editions I have got, this is the most lackster of them all! I guess I have to look to the US and see if they have something more…I don’t know, appealing! Seriously, how long can you all glish-speaking persons under-play this movie?!

Like, you did not need to include the two separate cases! There is nothing inside those space-eating things other than a simple disc! Not even a piece of paper can be found in there! Do something damn it!

Well on the bright side, I got re-embossed 9 pounds since the retail is cheaper than the pre-order was. They probably had plans for something grand and got dropped! Seriously, I have a feeling too that the special features are not even subtitled! They had better be because if they are not, why the hell did we have to wait a whole year for the Bluray then?!!

Anyway, replacing the German and French rips with the UK ones now. Will find out soon if there are subs for the extra material (which are also lackster!) Like, they did not even put any effort into this Bluray!

Like, I am disappoint!

Please Plain Archive, save us!


5 Comments

[Ahgassi] Nothing is Impossible

000

2016 Critics Poll

Best Film. Best Director. Best Screenplay. Best Soundtrack. Best Cinematography. Best Editing. Best…

Best, best, best!!!

All won by The Handmaiden!

This movie does wonders for me! Making me see eye to eye with the critics for the very first (and probably last time) is one such wonder!

The Oscars sure were lucky this year. They were lucky The Handmaiden wasn’t in the running! That would have been one unfair fight!

I love this movie!


3 Comments

[Pics] Ahgassi KR Sp PB

scan001
DOWNLOAD

So, the Korean version of The Handmaiden released as the 3Disc DVD set had a special photobook that was completely different from the one that was sold separately and released Q3 last year.

Though I guess the last one was less about was we would expect from a PB because it was more like some tid-bit info on locations and such about the movie from the director himself. This one is the one you would expect and while I was a little disappointed with the first one, this was took all my disappointments away because it is so good. It has both photos of scenes from the movie and those you haven’t seen too.

And don’t get me started on that cover! Just when you thought this movie couldn’t possibly get any gayer!!! And as such, while I would have a bunch of pics here before the jump, this time the cover deserves all the attention because it is that grand! But even with that awesomeness, even as they did not have to, the back cover even goes a step farther by zooming out and showing us the faces of our girls, like anyone had any doubt as to who were these two people holding hands!

Anywho, you can just download the zip from MF or jump ahead and get the ones you want…But before I go, I wish to express the unfairness of it all that Kim Min-hee did not get all the awards possible for her lead role in The Handmaiden! Seriously, she was beyond acting in this movie. if you have seen her previous roles and know her true personality, you have to realise what an incredible job she did as Izumi Hideko! Seriously, so sad and so unfair!

Continue reading


Leave a comment

Germany Ain’t Playing Around!

DSC_0127auto

So, I mentioned that a certain version of The Handmaiden was on the way, well, it’s here and dear Readers, is it grande!!!

Germany went all commando on this one! Not only did they pack a full 5 Discs into the box (BD and DVD versions of the Theatrical and Extended cuts of the movie, and an Extras DVD), but they also managed to pack in the condensed version of the photobook that got released first all those months ago last year! In addition to all that goodness, they also included some cards!

For now, they are the winners but the only reason that they won over Korea was because they had the Blurays, which the Korean version did not have. But that means that Korea will be releasing a Blu-ray version and are probably leaving it up to Plain Archive! You know that release is gonna be bananas!

The Germany version did not win because of the extras because I already own a bigger version of the PB while Korea gave us a completely different PB with their Boxset. France too has a win though, for being the first one to give us a Blu-ray of the Extended Version!

Up next is the English Blu-ray coming in two months! Sadly I do not think that is going to be winning any awards, only if it has extras that are translated. Be it only the Commentary of the Extended Version or the making ofs, whatever they have translated will see a win for them. Really, they better have them translated, otherwise I am giving them a minus for taking so long to release the BDs when they aren’t doing anything productive for it!

Any way, that’s that. Jump over for more photos of this lovely Boxset of The Handmaiden from Germany…

Continue reading