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Buzz breaks 8-year hiatus with album

Source | 2014/09/19 | | Permalink

Days before boy band Buzz return to the music scene after an eight-year hiatus, its agency revealed a teaser video yesterday for its upcoming single, "Train", which will be released next Monday.

"Keep your hopes high for the fusion between Min Kyung-hoon's vocals and sophisticated modern rock sounds", the band's agency, Santa Music, said according to Ilgan Sports, an affiliate of the Korea JoongAng Daily...More

Pop pianist hits the right note

Source | 2014/09/19 | | Permalink

Shin Ji-ho, 27, has an overwhelming number of titles that precede his name: pop pianist, beast pianist, musical actor and composer, to name a few.

And there's also "flower boy" - not so much a reference to his talent but to the fact that he is lucky enough to have a natural gift and a thriving career.

Shin first came under the spotlight when one of his videos on YouTube garnered more than 100 million views. His other arrangements of K-pop and children's songs then went viral internationally...More

Korean movie of the week "Tough as Iron"

Source | 2014/09/18 | | Permalink

Korean movie of the week "Tough as Iron" (2013)

Directed by Ahn Kwon-tae

With Yoo Ah-in, Kim Hae-sook, Kim Jeong-tae, Kim Seong-oh, Jeong Yu-mi, Lee Si-eon,...

Filming dates 2012/12/04~2013/03/19
Formerly known as "Tin Can" on HanCinema
Synopsis
Based in Busan, Kang-cheol lives a struggling life without a job but gets involved with the gang to gather his mother's medical fees...More

[HanCinema's Drama Review] "The Idle Mermaid" Episode 7

2014/09/18 | | Permalink

I hope you weren't expecting this episode to have much in the way of plot progress, because there really isn't any. We open up with Ha-ni and Si-kyeong misunderstanding each other because of Jin-ah's scheme, and for the entire runtime this is never cleared up. Technically the storyline reason for this is that Ha-ni has to go visit a special guest star. It's not clear to me whether there was supposed to any storyline significance to this meeting or it was just killing time for the sake of jokes. All I know is that I didn't laugh.

The writing has gotten sloppy. It's obvious that we're supposed to be transitioning now to making the possibility of a romance between Ha-ni and Hyeon-myeong a serious one, but it's also just as obvious that Hyeon-myeong isn't much of a character in the first place, at least for this kind of storyline...More

Ma Dong-seok's hot action and break of cuteness in upcoming OCN drama "Bad Guys"

Source | 2014/09/18 | | Permalink

Still cuts of Ma Dong-seok from the OCN drama "Bad Guys" were released.

Ma Dong-seok in the pictures is clinging onto a car or is on top of it, kicking its windows down...More

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