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[HanCinema's Korea Joa] Interview with Sistar with Video

2015/11/28 | | Permalink

HanCinema's correspondent Lisa Espinosa got to sit down with super girl group Sistar on October 7, 2015. These ladies, Dasom, Bora, Hyorin, and Soyou, have had a big year. They released their fifth mini-album "Shake It" on June 22, 2015 and proceeded to shake up the stage at KCON LA two weeks later. Check out the interview to see what the four ladies of Starship Entertainment had to say about acting and rehearsing...More

[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Answer Me 1988" Episode 8

2015/11/28 | | Permalink

The various plotlines in this episode don't really coalesce into a good overall theme. If you want to get really technical there are two story points involving a secret boyfriend and a secret girlfriend. Although neither of these are really especially dynamic plot elements, except to the extent that the question is asked, what kind of boyfriend could Bo-ra have that we've never seen much physical evidence of his existence? The answer to that question being, well, not much of a boyfriend at all really...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "Love at the End of the World"

2015/11/28 | | Permalink

Ja-yeong (played by Han Eun-jeong) is a woman in an abusive relationship. One day, having seen the aftermath of one fight too many, Ja-yeong's daughter Yoo-jin (played by Kong Ye-ji) decides to take matters into her own hands. The issue of patricide is mostly glossed over as Ja-yeong is able to defend her daughter with a defense that might-or-might-not actually be true. But to be entirely honest the backstory of "Love at the End of the World" is kind of completely irrelevant as the film instead slowly delves into its own Lolita Complex, as Yoo-jin tries to set her mother up with nice gas station manager Dong-ha (played by Jo Dong-hyeok), on whom Yoo-jin herself has a slight crush...More

[HanCinema's Film Review] "Buddy's Mom"

2015/11/28 | | Permalink

The opening scene of "Buddy's Mom" consists of a bunch of idiot college kids talking about porn. The "Young Mother" series of erotic films, comes up in conversation and our intrepid lead character Kyeong-soo (played by Kim Yeong-sam) says, who wants a young mother? Mothers are hot because they've been around the block. The older the better. You know what would really be a sexy idea for a semi-pornographic film? Your "Buddy's Mom"...More

4th APAN Star Awards 2015 Winners

2015/11/28 | | Permalink

4th APAN Star Awards 2015 winners' list...More

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