Interview with critic and Beijing Film Academy professor HAO Jian 2012/02/20, Source,
Film critic and Beijing Film Academy professor HAO Jian has written and talked about what he considers the little-known, real start of the Korean Wave in China. At the International Film Festival Rotterdam while serving on the Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (NETPAC) award jury, he spoke to Jean NOH about it and his thoughts on Korea-China cooperation.
KOBIZ: You've written and talked about how you think a certain Korean film festival at the Beijing Film Academy was really what started the popularity of Korean films in China. Tell us about that festival,...More
Choi Ji-woo's father was an Army man 2012/01/17, Source,
Actress Choi Ji-woo's father was a military man, it has been revealed. On an episode of MBC's "Section TV Entertainment Show", which aired on Jan.15, the show named Choi, as well as actress Shim Eun-ha and singers Lee Jang-woo-I and Yang Hee-eun, as a few of the hottest Korean celebrities to have a soldier father,...More
In new film, director puts spotlight back on women 2011/10/06, Source,
Director Lee Jeong-hyang, left, poses with actress Song Hye-kyo at a prescreening event for Lee's new film "A Reason to Live". [NEWSIS]
When actress Song Hye-kyo heard that Lee Jeong-hyang, one of a handful of female Korean directors in the country, was making her first film after a nine-year hiatus, dreams of working with Lee began to formulate. But instead of waiting for her agent to hook her up with an audition, Song called Lee herself.
Like many young actresses, Song was feeling the effects of a film industry that has in recent years been tilted toward men. There are few women in the director's chair and these days leading women in strong roles are a rarity. Just two of the hundreds of films released this year have featured women in the lead, "Sector 7" and "Sunny - 2010". Both were directed by men,...More
Shim Eun-ha, you did amazing in
Christmas in August! You played your
part perfectly. The movie touched my
heart, and you helped with that. You are
a beautiful, and talented actress. You
did a Great Job!
too talented to have retired. 1st class
comedienne in ART MUSEUM BY THE ZOO!
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