[HanCinema's Drama Review] "Master - God of Noodles" Episode 9 2016/05/25,
If your head is not already spinning from all the character connections and intricate plot, prepare to hold it in place, because episode nine of "Master - God of Noodles" is mercilessly packed. Gil-do's true nature and weaknesses are slowly being discovered by his enemies and Congressman So's connection to the story gets a big boost. Our makeshift family is threatened by misunderstandings as Tae-ha gets closer to the man we least want him to,...More
Korean movie of the week "Dear Dolphin" 2015/09/17, Source,
Korean movie of the week "Dear Dolphin" (2013) Directed by Kang Jina With Lee Hee-joon, Lee Young-jin, Han Ye-ri, Ki Joo-bong, Bae Je-gi, Park Myeong-shin,... Synopsis One year since my love left, still I stay with her in my fantasy. One summer night, Cha-kyeong dies by a car accident, leaving her boy friend Hyeok-geun behind in the greatest sorrow. One year since she died, Hyeok-geun is still waiting for Cha-kyeong to come back. Denying the reality, Hyeok-geun builds a fantasy in his mind where he and Cha-kyeong secretly share the everyday life. To wake up Hyeok-geun from Cha-kyeong's illusion, Cha-kyeong's best friend, Gi-ok who was secretly in love with him, puts herself in the same accident with Cha-kyeong,...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] "Dear Dolphin" 2014/11/21,
Hyeok-geun (played by Lee Hee-joon) is a nurse in a long-term relationship with Cha-kyeong (played by Han Ye-ri). He also spends a lot of time, by proxy, with Cha-kyeong's best friend Gi-ok (played by Lee Young-jin). An accident ends up rupturing the combined friendship of the three, and from there, "Dear Dolphin" deals with the matter of grief. Specifically, how left to their own devices, the surviving characters really don't have any idea what to do, and resort to semi-elaborate means of self-punishment,...More
[HanCinema's Column] Unconventional Korean Dramas 2014/02/01,
Being a movie fan making a jump to dramas can be a daunting experience. The two are very different in many ways. From budget to tropes, from acting to directing, they are worlds apart. While there are genres even Korean films do not often touch, Korean drama is much more limited in its diversity. Sageuk, melodrama, dailies, romantic comedies, the types and formats of series are limited,...More
[HanCinema's Box Office Review] Marvel's Month of May 2013/06/01,
Not since the beginning of April has a Korean film managed to claim the top spot at the box office. It was Jo Dong-oh's "Running Man" who last had that honour, but a string of Hollywood hits prevented such local flicks from tasting gold. In April it was Tom Cruise in "Oblivion", followed by Marvel's "Iron Man 3", and this past week saw the "Iron Man" tag Vin Diesel in the sixth instalment of the "Fast and Furious". Although the foreign flicks are still enjoying a long stretch of golden glory, there were a number of Korean films that came close to toppling these outsiders for supremacy,...More
14th Jeonju International Film Festival Interim Report 2013/04/30,
- Increased seat occupancy of weekends and sold-out rate (comparing to the last year)
- Reached high scores of seat occupancy, especially in 'COMPETITION', 'FOCUS ON' and 'STRANGER THAN CINEMA'.
- Rapturous reaction on 'JIFF TALK' and 'JIFF CLASS'.
- Successful outdoor performances and stage greetings in a rainy day!,...More
[ChanMi's star news] Uhm Tae-woong planning to be wed soon! 2009/02/07, Source, He has been in a relationship with her for two years now.
Uhm Tae-woong and Lee Young-jin couple confess that they wish to be wed soon!
Now that time is passing even faster because of their busy schedules, Eom has confessed that he got to think about getting married throughout his filming "Cell Phone".
He wants to be good to her everyday, now, he wants to get married to his love as a husband!,...More
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