[HanCinema's Film Review] "Alice: Boy from Wonderland" 2015/07/25,
Hye-joong (played by Jung So-min) suffers from debilitating nightmares. So debilitating, she has to take long breaks from graduate coursework, and that's just not the kind of thing that can easily be explained to an impatient professor. It's not like she can get a doctor's note either, because the doctors say Hye-joong is perfectly healthy. It's just, some people inexplicably go into comas for several days at a time, only waking up to briefly be terrorized by an inability to separate reality from delusion. What else is there to do except go find a shaman?,...More
Actress Ordered to Compensate Advertiser 2015/01/23, Source,
Actress Lee Seung-yeon, who was given a two-year suspended sentence for abusing the anesthetic Propofol, has been ordered by a court to pay W100 million to an advertiser for breach of contract (US$1=W1,086). The apparel division of Tongyang Group paid Lee W450 million for a one-year contract in 2012,...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
Three actresses sentenced 2013/11/25, Source, Lee Seung-yeon, Park Si-yeon and Jang Mi-inae who were accused of illegally using the sleeping drug propofol were sentenced to eight months of labor and two years of probation. The Seoul Central Court also charged Jang Mi-inae with 5.5 million won, Lee Seung-yeon with 4 million won and Park Si-yeon with 3.7 million plus extra charges. It looks like this will affect their celebrity life greatly.
The department of justice claims, "The co-defendants showed dependency on the drug even before it was appointed a medical supply,...More
Stars that disappeared after a misfortune 2013/11/07, Source,
There are some stars who haven't been able to recover after a big 'incident'.
Actress Hwang Soo-jeong who shocked everyone with the abuse of propofol, Yoo Seung-joon who claimed he would join the army but chose American citizenship as soon as he got his notice and others have not been able to stand in front of the public after the being in the center of social issue,...More
Korean Stars Probed for Using Michael Jackson Killer Drug 2013/02/14, Source,
The Korean entertainment industry is being rattled by a police investigation of a fad for Propofol, the knockout drug that killed Michael Jackson.
Industry sources on Wednesday said dozens of people in the showbusiness appear to have developed a penchant for the powerful anesthetic,...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] "3-Iron" 2013/02/01,
Answers are overrated. "3-Iron", directed by Kim Ki-duk, is a film that defies any attempt at explanation. Oddly, everything that happens makes perfect sense. In literal terms, I could describe to you every individual scene fairly easily. But this information would be deceptive. This is because at every scene we're always left hanging with the question "why?"
The audience isn't alone in confusion. Multiple characters at multiple points demand explanations from stone-faced taciturn individuals, and they're almost always completely frustrated and rebuffed in their quest for an answer,...More
Lee Seung-yeon loses 4 kg and wears nets 2011/06/21, Source,
Actress Lee Seung-hyeon had transformed.
Lee Seung-hyeon has recently joined forces with visual director Park Man-hyeon and displayed a mannequin-like body through the July edition of Marie Claire.,...More
[ChanMi's star news] Fashionista mom expecting 2009/06/11, Source, Lee Seung-yeon is pregnant and still she is in style!
She has quit her work as a SBS Radio DJ for "CineTown" so that she can concentrate on keeping her health and preparing for birthing.
She is 7 months pregnant in the picture from last April.
Lee Seung-yeon seems very happy and excited for this new journey as a mother.
The baby is expected in July.,...More
Stars' Favorite Restaurants 2008/04/03, Source, Stars don't just eat anywhere. There's something special about where they go. The places they go depend on their style, likes, and tastes. In today's Star's Life Style How Much, we'll reveal restaurants where stars go.
The stylish women who go well with wine parties. What do they eat with wine? T,...More
Tony An, a former member of the popular boy band H.O.T., will launch his underwear brand "Shinenihs" on Saturday.
An will officially unveil the new underwear brand with a fashion show on April 14 at the Grand Ballroom of the Grand Intercontinental Hotel,...More
Korean Wave Crosses the Pacific 2006/03/22, Source, The Korean Wave is hitting hard the shores of American West coast. Many cities such as Los Angeles have shown that Korean movies and dramas are currently receiving more attention from not only ethnic minorities, but also Americans.
As a result of the growing interest in the Korean culture shown b,...More
Korean actress Lee Seung-yeon, 36, said Thursday that she has taken some nude photographs about the'comfort women'. Plans are for it to be made available on the Internet -- for a fee. The 'comfort women' and Korean Cou,...More
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