[User Review Batch] Movies 2011 - Blind, Sector 7, Head 2011/12/10,
So, a while back I made some Korean Movies 2011 posts in my blog, talking about movies being released this year which drew my interest. There are a few more that popped up so I might need to make another post now, but at the same time, I'd like to start some mini-reviews of those I have seen.
For a couple of them, I might even do dedicated bigger reviews, but for now, this is good enough. I will probably do 3 movies each time, to keep things tidier and keep up with the releases, which vary a lot.
So, here is the first batch, featuring "Blind", "Sector 7" and "Head",...More
Oh! You are my soju girl~! 2011/10/11, Source,
Hollywood stars were the pinup girls in WWII. For Korea in this day and age, the equivalent of the pinup girl would be the beautiful stars who appear in... soju commercials. Soju is Korea's main liquor, a distilled spirit made from rice, potatoes/sweet potatoes, or other grains. It's called the Korean vodka, and for some reason is linked to the image of being "clean and pure", thus making it a coveted product for stars to endorse, especially for the top soju companies,...More
[Talk of the Town] Korean actress lands top role in Japanese drama 2011/08/25, Source,
Actress Kim Tae-hee has landed a role in the Japanese drama series "Boku to Star no 99 Nichi" ("99 Days of Me and My Star"), according to her agency Lua Entertainment. The agency said yesterday that the series, whose premise is similar to that of the 1999 hit British film "Notting Hill", will air in October on Fuji TV.
Kim already has a huge fan base in Japan because of previous roles in hit Korean dramas, including "My Princess" (2011) and "IRIS" (2009), that have been broadcast in Japan, but this is the first time the 31-year-old actress has appeared in a Japanese drama,...More
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