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[HanCinema's Film Review] "Seoul Searching"

2016/07/24 | | Permalink

"Seoul Searching" is a John Hughes-esque teenage romcom that evolves through its one hour and forty-five minute runtime. Director and writer Benson Lee, who based the story on his own experiences in a 1986 Korean summer camp, serves up characters in the forms of teenage stereotypes that gradually take on individual personalities. The cast is made up of fresh-faced ethnic Korean actors from all over the world such as Korean-German Teo as Klaus and Korean-Spanish Esteban Ahn as Sergio. Joining them are Korean-American Juston Chon (Twilight, "Dramaworld"), Korean veteran actor Cha In-pyo, budding actress Kang Byeol ("God's Gift - 14 Days", "The Rooftop Prince"), and Korean-American Jessika Van (MTV's Awkward). The disparate cast, although all of Korean heritage, reflects the core theme of the film, which is self-discovery. It is their mutual Korean heritage that brings them together, but their experiences that keep them that way. Welcome a film that sends a universal message of teenage loneliness via culture clash that results in human growth and understanding...More

[HanCinema's Drama Review] "The Good Wife" Episode 6

2016/07/24 | | Permalink

A new case opens in "The Good Wife" and it tackles euthanasia and abortion at the same time, which give the series a bigger load than it can ultimately handle. Dan enters the game between Sang-il and Tae-joon while Hye-kyeong and Joong-won are busy with the case. Jae-moon makes a return and his condition is worsening, causing conflict with Joong-won over the past. His fragile emotional state leads to a mistake involving Hye-kyeong...More

"Five Children" sets record

Source | 2016/07/24 | | Permalink

"Five Children" set a record.

According to Nielsen Korea, the KBS 2TV drama "Five Children" rated 32.1%...More

Country Dwellers More Stressed Than City Folk

Source | 2016/07/24 | | Permalink

Retiring to the countryside is more stressful than living in the city, a new study suggests.

Although conducted on a small sample, the findings seem to contradict popular conceptions that country life is more peaceful than living in the city...More

Record Numbers Preparing for Public-Sector Jobs

Source | 2016/07/24 | | Permalink

Record numbers of young Koreans are preparing to sit the exam for safe civil-service jobs, and almost twice as many say they hope to work in the public sector as in private enterprise.

According to Statistics Korea on Thursday, 39.3 percent or 256,000 of the country's 6.52 million jobseekers between 15 to 29 are preparing to take civil service exams. That is a record and up 35,000 from only a year ago. Only around 140,000 are preparing to apply for jobs in private businesses...More

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