[HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2016.05.06 ~ 2016.05.08 2016/05/09,
"Civil War" continues to dominate despite a host of new challengers...
Marvel's latest outing continued to reign supreme atop the Korea box office, but a string of new releases shuffled the rest of the pack considerably. This latest superhero flick was released in Korea late last month and topped the charts its frist weekend out by capturing over 90% of the box office pie. Over the weekend, Marvel's mighty movie added another 1.5 million admissions (64.8%) to bring it total tally now to 7.3 million ($52.7 million). Worldwide, "Captain America: Civil War" has, to date, banked an incredible $678.4 million,...More
Best 5 Issues to Wrap up the Entertainment Industry in 2012 2013/01/01, Source,
The year 2012 in the Korean entertainment industry was a delightful one, filled with the stars' actions and words which made the public laugh and cry. It is now time to check out the Korean entertainment world and what took place in 2012. Lets check out the best 5 hot issue makers right this minute! The weddings of the stars are in the spotlight every year and the press competition is extremely fierce. In 2012, Hyeon Yeong, comedian Jung Joon-ha and many other celebrities tied the knot. In particular, we could meet the top star guests at celebrity weddings, and they are always in the spotlight. And on November 30th! Multi-entertainer Ha Ha and singer Byul tied the knot,...More
Singer Byul Still Shining 10 Years After Debut 2012/11/30, Source,
When Byul released her debut album in 2002, JYP Entertainment founder Park Jin-young gave her the stage name Byul ("S tar"), signifying his desire for her to become a shining light in the Korean music industry. Although Byul has failed to dominate the firmament of stars, she has managed to keep shining with a soft glow for the last decade and recently released her latest album "No stalgia" in commemoration of her 10th year in the limelight. "This album is to celebrate the 10th year [since my debut]", she said. "But I'm not attaching too much significance to this, or trying to prove myself in any particular way. I just, as always, sang songs that convey my every day feelings and thoughts,...More
Haha To Marry Singer Byul In November 2012/08/17, Source,
After dropping the bomb of an announcement of his wedding plans on August 14th, singer Haha (Ha Dong-hoon) held a press conference on August 15th for details. The conference was held at MBC's Ilsan Dream Center, where Haha (Ha Dong-hoon) talked about his future with his girlfriend of six months, Byul,...More
HaHa, publicly love calls Ha Ji-won 2011/08/09, Source,
HaHa (Ha Dong-hoon) openly love-called to Ha Ji-won.
On his Twitter HaHa (Ha Dong-hoon) posted, "I am taking pictures for my mini reggae album tomorrow. I am remaking Koonta and New Orleans' "Rosa" and I need a Rosa. Is there anyone who will be my Rosa? All you need to do is put in about an hour tomorrow beautiful Rosa. No jokes".,...More
Learn Which Residential Areas Are Hot Among The Stars 2011/05/11, Source,
The lives of celebrities never fail to intrigue the regular Joes out there. Much attention is paid to what they do, who they date, and where they live. Being that celebrities tend to seek out homes that are appropriate for their higher salaries in quiet neighborhoods where they can live out their private lives in peace, many coincidentally flock to the same buildings or areas.
For example, two very famous Korean star couples live in the same luxury-style villa in Samsung-dong of Seoul: comedian Lee Hwi-jae and his wife, and Korea's Brangelina, Jang Dong-gun and Ko So-young. Jang and Ko moved into Lee's building last April to live right beneath him. There are rumors that the two couples get together often due to their shared love for baseball,...More
Popular 'Running Man' Television Show Brings Back Childhood Memories 2011/02/16, Source,
Do you recall playing tag with your friends back in childhood? Do you remember the moments of thrill before shouting "FREEZE!"? Now I think back, 'where' was not the big question, but 'with who' was. 'Running Man' is a show which relates to those childhood memories, and enables the audience to sympathize with the child-like humor generated from watching the show'.Running Man' is the first segment of Weekend entertainment show 'Love Sunday!' The program was first aired on June 27, 2010, replacing ex-popular TV series 'Family Outing 2'. Yoo Jae-seok, much-celebrated host, firmly stands at the center and leads a group of celebrities through various missions and games,...More
'Infinity Challenge' hosts photo exhibition 2010/12/07, Source,
Photos featuring the hosts of MBC's program "Infinity Challenge" will be on display this month in various venues around the country. / Courtesy of MBC
By Han Sang-hee
The seven funny men from the hit television show "Infinity Challenge" are inviting viewers to brave the chilly temperatures to enjoy a free photo exhibition,...More
[REVIEW] Variety show "Haha Mong Show" - Premiere episode 2010/07/06, Source, Just who is the current target audience for "Haha Mong Show"?
Hosts MC Mong and Ha Dong-hoon (front) of variety show "Haha Mong Show" [SBS]
"Haha Mong Show" - First episode (SBS TV, Sunday 10:45 AM)
The first main guest [Korean singer Lee Hyori] on the premiere episode of "Haha Mong Show" is caught up in a plagiarism controversy while one of the show's emcees is being suspected of shirking Korea's mandatory military duties. "Haha Mong Show", which premiered on the small screen two months after its pilot broadcast, kicked off in the midst of unfavorable events surrounding the show. But apart from such external circumstances, the bigger problem lies in the "Haha Mong Show" itself and how the show was a mess overall,...More
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