Korean movie of the week "Revivre" 2016/09/22, Source,
Korean movie of the week "Revivre" (2014) Directed by Im Kwon-taek With Ahn Sung-ki, Kim Gyoo-ri-I, Kim Ho-jung, Jeon Hye-jin, Yeon Woo-jin, Sin Yeong-jin,... Synopsis "Revivre" is about a middle aged man who is stuck between his dying wife and a younger woman he loves. It is based on a novel written by Kim Hoon which is also the Grand Prize winner of the 28th Top Literature Awards. -- Vice President Oh is highly respected at his cosmetics company and is a faithful family man. One day, he finds out that his wife has been diagnosed with cancer and later spends every night on the hospital's extra bed to keep her company after her surgery. Although he is weary from taking care of his wife, he does not show it at work. However, a new female employee, Choo Eun-joo, starts Oh's mind stirring. Oh dreams of escaping his tedious and suffocating reality with Eun-joo,...More
Yoo Ah-in, Lee Seung-gi, Lee Min-ho working hard on projects before enlisting in army 2015/08/27, Source,
It's not over till it's over.
All of male entertainers, who were born in 1986 and 1987, must enlist in the army within this year if early or within next year at the very latest. As you cannot avoid serving the mandatory military service if you're a Korean man, they don't have any other choice. However, they are concentrating on their acting career as if they would want to show it is not over till it's over.
It is evident that they are making efforts to communicate with their fans continuously. We've put together the three actors for this article: Yoo Ah-in, who will become an actor of 10 million viewers soon, Lee Seung-gi, who makes his noona fans smile automatically and effortlessly, Lee Min-ho, who is in the middle of getting ready for his Korea & China joint film project.
Yoo Ah-in works back and forth across the silver screen and the small screen.
Yoo Ah-in will be crowned as an actor of 10 million viewers this weekend for his role in movie, "Veteran" for the first time since he debuted. While he has already been recognized for his acting performances, he is now recognized for his marketability at the box office. He has been appearing in projects continuously without break from 2014 to 2015.
He will also appear on the small screen as well as the silver screen in 2015 this year. Yoo Ah-in is currently filming SBS' 'Six Flying Dragons'. In terms of his silver screen presence, he is getting ready for movie "The Throne" following after "Veteran" which was filmed last year and has been released recently. After "The Throne" has been released in September, his drama, 'Six Flying Dragons' will air its first episode in October.
Lee Seung-gi will concentrate on movies for the time being.
Lee Seung-gi's main title is a singer, however he has been broadening his position as an actor based on his strong acting performances. After he has made a comeback with his new album as a singer in last June, he will return to an entertainment program by co-starring in 'New Journey to the West' with the members of his previous entertainment show, '2 Days & 1 Night' and producer Na Yeong-seok,...More
[HanCinema's Film News] New Korean Films Inbound… 2014/08/16, K-Films Coming Soon:
★★★★ "Tunnel 3D": The opening of a new resort turns into a nightmarish experience for a group of friends who find themselves trapped in a nearby coalmine. (08/20)
★★★★ "Welcome": An old romance is rekindled amidst personal tragedy as two old friends rediscover and support each other through their losses. (08/21)
★★★★ "The King of Jokgu": A college clown gains fame when his jokgu (a cross between volleyball and soccer) skills are revealed. The university then holds a jokgu competition and he and his team put it all on the line. (08/21)
★★ "The Story of Ong-nyeo": Joseon's sexiest woman gets driven into the mountains where she awaits her perfect match to find her.
★★★★ "The Road Called Life": An omnibus film containing various short stories from Korea's leading modern literature writers Kim Yu-jong, Lee Hyo-seok and Hyun Jin-geon. (08/21)
★★★★★ "My Ordinary Love Story": A young woman finds hope through a serendipitous encounter, but is this 'seventh' man everything he appears to be? (08/21),...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] "Tunnel 3D" 2014/07/25,
I kept wondering throughout "Tunnel 3D" whether this film was inspired by some sort of real life incident. It's not that the movie is realistic in any way, don't get me wrong. It's just that the characters keep going on about how they need to make the the tunnel a monument to remember something and I'm just thinking, remember what? Was there some major tunnel related accident in South Korea in recent years that I hadn't heard about?,...More
Fusion horror 2014/06/02, Source,
The breaking down of genre is also influencing horror flicks. The answer to the horror crisis is crossing over, which is beyond making the audience scared and surprised.
- Mellow and horror "Mourning Grave""Mourning Grave", which is being released next month, has a little bit of youthful romance in it. In-soo is a boy who has the gift of being able to see ghosts but has left his hometown after seeing his dead friend. He struggles with a ghost girl to fight against the 'masked ghost' that is terrorizing the school,...More
Korean drama of the week "Arang and the Magistrate" 2013/08/29, Source,
Korean drama of the week "Arang and the Magistrate" (2012) Directed by Kim Sang-ho-I Written by Jeong Yoon-jeong Network : MBC With Lee Joon-ki, Sin Min-ah, Yeon Woo-jin, Kwon O-joong, Han Jeong-soo, Hwang Bo-ra,... 20 episodes - Wed, Thu 21:55 Also known as "Tale of Arang" Synopsis Arang is an aggrieved ghost who happens to suffer from amnesia. She sets out on a journey to find her true identity but first she needs to find someone in the living world who can see her and help her. That person is Eun-oh. She makes a plea to Eun-oh to help her recover her memories. Eun-oh jokingly tells her that he would only help her if he becomes the district magistrate and so Arang cleverly finds a way to have him appointed as a magistrate overnight. This drama brings the supernatural romantic story of Arang, a ghost who seeks answers to her untimely death, and Eun-ho, a young district magistrate who abhors ghost!,...More
Gay movie "Just Friends?" 'youth watch able' 2011/04/20, Source,
There has been a judgment from the court of appeal that the Korea Media Rating Board's (aka KMRB) decision on making the gay movie "Just Friends?" x-rated to youth is unjust.
The 5th department in the Seoul High Courts said, "X-rating preventing to youth from watching "Just Friends?" is prejudice to homosexuals" and ruled out the plaintiff.,...More
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