[Guest Film Review] "301, 302" 2016/09/24,
Winner of the 1995 Grand Bell Awards for Best Film, S. Korea's official selection for the Academy Awards for Foreign Film, screenings at Sundance and Berlin are only some of the indications of the importance of "301, 302", one of the films that paved the way for the international acknowledgement of the country's cinema,...More
How Kim Tae-hee escaped from being the scapegoat 2015/08/24, Source,
In the past, Kim Tae-hee's sister worked at Namoo Actors for 2 years. It was a permanent position with insurance. She was helping the managers and her sister who was making 5 billion won a year. There was no reason for anyone to stop the sister from coming into work and helping out.
However, there was a lot of noise about this as there is no case where a celebrity and his or her family worked out well together. There was also the question of how well a blood-related family could be rational when it came to making decisions about work and money matters,...More
Celebrities Pitch in to Back Candidates in General Election 2012/04/03, Source,
Actress Lee Young-ae (second right) and her husband pose with Saenuri Party's candidate Chung Jin-suk (second left) on his campaign site.
As the April 11 general elections approaches, celebrities are rolling up their sleeves to support their favorite candidates. Candidates with connections in showbusiness say they are receiving a huge boost in their campaigns.
Actress Lee Young-ae and her husband appeared at a political campaign rally for Chung Jin-suk, a former senior secretary for political affairs at Cheong Wa Dae. Lee and her husband are friends of Chung, who is running on the ruling Saenuri Party's ticket,...More
Stars spice up campaigns 2012/04/03, Source,
From top left: Lee Young-ae, Song Il-gook, Choi Myung-gil Chung Mong-joon of the ruling Saenuri Party, right, the incumbent representative for Seoul's Dongjak B constituency who is standing again in the April 11 parliamentary elections, greets citizens on their way to work with his nephew Chung Dae-sun and his wife Noh Hyun-jung, a former KBS anchor, in front of Joongang University Hospital, Monday. / Yonhap
By Park Si-soo
Several candidates are running a star-studded campaign in the lead-up to the April 11 National Assembly elections. This is made possible due to their personal ties with movie stars, TV presenters and beauty contest winners, triggering a sense of jealousy among their rivals,...More
Makeovers to be normal, not beautiful 2011/11/23, Source,
The sheer number of advertisements for plastic surgery wallpapering any subway station in Seoul should speak for the pressure women are under about their looks.
But not everyone seeks a makeover to achieve stunning beauty; for some it is a desperate solution to live a normal life. Producers of channel Story On's new show "Let Me In" promised to help such women at a press conference in Chengdam-dong, southern Seoul, Wednesday,...More
Hwang Shin-hye's daughter is a beauty... who else? 2011/09/19, Source,
Beauty actress Hwang Shin-hye's photo collection with her daughter has been revealed and netizen's interests in the stars' children are getting higher.
Hwang Shin-hye and Park Ji-young posed for pictures in the collection for the fashion magazine In Style. Wearing bright red lipstick for highlight, Park Ji-young stood contrasted to her sexy mother and looked very young and fresh.,...More
Learn Which Residential Areas Are Hot Among The Stars 2011/05/11, Source,
The lives of celebrities never fail to intrigue the regular Joes out there. Much attention is paid to what they do, who they date, and where they live. Being that celebrities tend to seek out homes that are appropriate for their higher salaries in quiet neighborhoods where they can live out their private lives in peace, many coincidentally flock to the same buildings or areas.
For example, two very famous Korean star couples live in the same luxury-style villa in Samsung-dong of Seoul: comedian Lee Hwi-jae and his wife, and Korea's Brangelina, Jang Dong-gun and Ko So-young. Jang and Ko moved into Lee's building last April to live right beneath him. There are rumors that the two couples get together often due to their shared love for baseball,...More
'Rabbit' celebrities to make leaps in 2011 2010/12/31, Source,
By Kwon Mee-yoo
People born in the Year of the Rabbit are considered skillful and diligent, though not very patient in Korean traditional beliefs, following the traits of real rabbits, a small but clever animal.
The hottest rabbit star could be singer and actor Lee Seung-gi who was born in 1987, turning 24 this year,...More
Stars Born in Year of Rabbit 2010/12/23, Source,
As the year 2011 is the year of the rabbit, many star actors who were born in the year of rabbit – year 1951, 1963, and 1987 – are making a fresh resolution to make a new leap forward next year. Let's take a look at those stars who were born in the year of the rabbit and have actively been performing in the various fields of broadcasting, movies, and music,...More
[REVIEW] MBC TV series "Home Sweet Home" - 1st Episode 2010/10/28, Source, Kim Hye-soo from a scene in MBC TV series "Home Sweet Home" [MBC]
Psychiatrist Jin-suh (Kim Hye-soo) has written a book called "My Husband that Only I'm Unfamiliar With". She probably wrote it after she found out six years ago about Sang-hyun (Shin Sung-woo) having an affair with another woman. From that point on, the two try to stay a 'happy' family that occasionally goes on picnics but it is too late to mend their broken relationship. Sang-hyun is having another affair, this time with Yoon-hee (Hwang Shin-hye) who used to love him and Jin-suh is already going crazy over the fact that Sang-hyun and Yoon-hee still keep in touch because Yoon-hee loved Sang-hyun in the past and she is also the one that made sure Jin-suh witnessed Sang-hyun having an affair six years ago,...More
Kim Hye-soo will "not feel inch of regret" over "Home Sweet Home" 2010/10/22, Source,
From left, actresses Kim Hye-soo and and Hwang Shin-hye talk during a press conference for MBC TV seires "Home Sweet Home" at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Seoul, South Korea on October 19, 2019. [MBC]
"The three are friends who spent their childhoods together. Yoon-hee (Hwang Shin-hye) and Jin-suh (Kim Hye-soo) have talked a lot since they were young. And Sang-hyun (Shin Sung-woo) is the first love to both female characters but Jin-suh marries him, taking away Yoon-hee's only man. That is why it becomes Yoon-hee's goal to beat Jin-suh", Kim Hye-soo explained of the story to upcoming MBC TV series "Home Sweet Home". The four actors gathered at the press conference for "Home Sweet Home" on Tuesday had definite characters -- from Kim Hye-soo the eloquent speaker who would add on descriptions, to explain what she feels to Shin Sung-woo who slowly spoke of only what he need to, to Hwang Shin-hye who with an innocent expression explained the surprise and excitement she felt when she received the script for the show, to Lee Sang-yoon who seemed a bit nervous being amongst his senior actors. But as soon as they were asked how they came to star in the show, as if promised, they became busy praising the script. Below are excerpts from the press conference,...More
Teenage stars into 'dignified' actors 2008/06/26, Source, No matter how much time has passed, important friends and friendship don't change. It's the same for Sports Seoul, which has cried and laughed with its readers for 23 years. The stars who covered the pages of Sports Seoul also stayed with the readers. June 22 1985. Let's take a look at the stars who have grown after the first publication of Sports Seoul.
Hwang Shin-hye, who rose to stardom with 1986 MBC drama "First Love", had perfect looks to the point that she was called a 'computer beauty'. Although it's been 20 years since her debut, she still shows off her beauty and perfect body with a fitness video and photo shoots. You can't find any indication that 23 years have passed, and the only thing old about her previous picture is her hairstyle.,...More
Stars' Favorite Restaurants 2008/04/03, Source, Stars don't just eat anywhere. There's something special about where they go. The places they go depend on their style, likes, and tastes. In today's Star's Life Style How Much, we'll reveal restaurants where stars go.
The stylish women who go well with wine parties. What do they eat with wine? T,...More
Tony An, a former member of the popular boy band H.O.T., will launch his underwear brand "Shinenihs" on Saturday.
An will officially unveil the new underwear brand with a fashion show on April 14 at the Grand Ballroom of the Grand Intercontinental Hotel,...More
Trends 2006: Starlets Turn to Fashion 2006/12/28, Source, In an unlikely development, the fading pop starlet Justin Timberlake heated up L.A. Fashion Week not long ago. Along with his friend Trace Ayala, the former teen idol launched the William Rast brand with the 2007 spring/summer fashion line Street Sexy. In an era of celebrity for celebrity's sake, an,...More
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