Name of Podcast: 딴지영진공 (DDANJI Movie Talk) (Phonetic: Ttanjiyeongjingong)
What topics are covered: Recently released movies, old movies, recommended movies, and actors and actresses.
Why is it good to listen? There are always four people discussing about movies in Korean. There are lots of different opinions so you can get some insight into the movie’s story, the purpose of the director and behind-the-scenes information.
This Korean podcast can be found on iTunes here.
How often are the podcasts updated? This podcast is updated weekly.
Length of the podcasts: Each episode is one hour to two hours long.
Description: The conversation and discussion of the four hosts on the movies are different from other movie podcasts. The podcasters do not talk about the story of the movies, although of course, they mention some scenes during the podcast. The main focus is the director’s philosophy in the film and other critics’ opinions. In contrast with ‘vulgar talk’ as they describe in their conversation, what listeners will hear on this podcast is very sophisticated.
Funny jokes and serious opinion exchanges coexist in the podcast. There is some explicit language and advanced vocabulary used which may be harder for learners of Korean. For certain topics like African-American movies, music movies, or super hero movies, a special guest is invited, and he shares his professional knowledge with the podcast listeners.
Summary: You can find out lots more about some movies in Korean and the director’s vision.