Actress drops drug appeal 2014/01/03, Source,
Actress Jang Mi-ne, one of several celebrities found guilty of the illegal use of the drug propofol, has decided to drop her appeal against the original sentence. Jang was found guilty last month and was given eight months in prison and two years' probation,...More
Celebrities behaving badly get headlines 2013/12/30, Source,
A variety of legal issues dogged many local celebrities in 2013, including accusations of sexual assault and illegal drug use. The most serious case involved sexual assault charges against singer Ko Young-wook, who had been a member of the 1990s pop group Roora,...More
[HanCinema's Hall of Fame Review] "3-Iron": Ghosts, Golf, and Silent Love. 2013/12/21, In the Spotlight this Week: "3-Iron" by Kim Ki-duk
Ever get that feeling that someone is watching you? That tingling sensation from one, but you're not quite sure which one, of your senses that makes your ears perk up and your eyes dart around suspiciously. If we were in a horror flick, as we often suspect, it would be at this precise moment-after a crashing crescendo, naturally-that a black cat would spring out from nowhere, an unexpected visitor would burst through a door you were about to open or, get ready to run now, something would violently reveal itself and crystallised your fears. Most of the time we 'snap' out of it, take a gulp of cool rationality and calm ourselves back to, what we believe to be, the sane reality that our personal bubbles and bodies have not, in fact, been violated. It was just our imagination, a glitch in the matrix, or someone running over our future graves. But those uncanny inklings often persist-as they often threaten to do, even if it's just for fleeting instant-and we are prompted to pinch ourselves and remember, and as Kim Ki-duk's "3-Iron" concludes, that "it's hard to tell that the world we live in is either a reality or a dream",...More
Creative management schools a new option 2013/12/07, Source,
Students at Songgok Girls' High School make hand figures using corrugated cardboard and glue on Oct. 29. The class is aimed at improving their understanding of the human body and their observation abilities. By Kim Seong-ryong
Ryu Woo-yun, a high school student who took the College Scholastic Ability Test this year, decided in her last year of middle school that she wanted to apply to an arts college. At the time, it was too late for Ryu to take the entrance exam for an arts high school. With just one month left until the test, she didn't feel like she was adequately prepared,...More
I'm sure you had no evil intentions, only good ones. The way the media and the production company have hung you out to dry is wrong. I sincerely hope this doesn't end your career and that you go on to make your living doing what you love. Best of luck to you.
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