Arang and the Magistrate: my review (updated)

Based on an old Korean folktale, AatM is a comedy/ghost-story/mystery/fantasy/historical fusion. *whew!* And with all that, the story-tellers didn’t loose their way, managing to turn out a tightly told, well-balanced (for the most part) tale. The main characters are clever twists on old tropes (the hero who’d really, reallyrather not be, the damsel in distress who’s actually self-reliant enough …