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"The Fate of the Furious" overtakes "Beauty and the Beast" for pole position...
Bill Condon's "Beauty and the Beast" was unable to secure a fifth-straight run at the top because of the arrival of a high-octane action film from director F. Gary Gray. "The Fate of the Furious" (also known as Fast & Furious 8), the eighth film in the franchise, arrived last Wednesday and scooped up the lion's share of the stubs (63.82%); from 1,467 screens around the country, "The Fate of the Furious" claimed 1.05 million admissions ($10.5 million). The film, which cost $250 million to produce, boasts an ensemble cast including Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Michelle Rodriguez, Tyrese Gibson, Chris 'Ludacris' Bridges, and others. Worldwide, the 'F8' has already grossed over half a billion dollars...More
Grab a hanky and brace for a very personal, very emotional episode of "Tunnel - Drama". Seon-jae can no longer doubt Gwang-ho's identity and so our in-the-know duo becomes a trio. In the process of wrapping up a new case, Gwang-ho picks up on Yeon-sook's trail and finally gets to know her fate. Meanwhile, Jae-i notices the change of M.O in the serial killings just as Jeong Ho-yeong begins again, a decision which seems to be related to Seon-jae's contact with him...More
A trio of K-noirs find support in Japan, Kyu Hyun Kim reviews Park Jeong-woo's apocalyptic thriller "Pandora", KoBiz reveals the films that will be competing during the upcoming peak season, and Variety has all the winners from the recent WildFlower Film Awards...More
Fried chicken overtakes 'jajangmyeon' as the top K-comfort food, My Korean Kitchens shows us how to make a simple side dish, food delivery apps are on the rise, and Gangnam's new cereal cafe causes a stir...More
South Korea's tourism department ups the value of its Smart Tour Card for foreigners, 10 Magazine has 9 suggestions for places to go outside Seoul to relax for the day, Lotte World Tower (the fifth-highest building in the world) is now open, and night tours of Korea's top palaces promise to be a magical evening...More
10 Magazine outlines 8 cultural differences when it comes to dating in Korea, fans lose a little faith in K-pop, Korean officials assure the public that Donald Trump won't do anything rash, and was Han Kang's award-winning "The Vegetarian" the birth of K-Lit...More
A troop of South Korean artists sketch India's Taj Mahal in 15 minutes, Park Ki Pyung's sculptures capture our inner struggles, a new record set for a Kim Whan-ki painting, and Koreaners have some tips for buying a DSLR in Korea...More
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53rd Baeksang Arts Awards 2017