Alternative title : "Lifting King Kong"
Retired weightlifter Lee Ji-bong (Lee Beom-soo) reluctantly accepts a coaching position at a provincial girls' middle school. Ji-bong eventually accepts the group of enthusiastic yet clueless teenage girls to pass on the painful skills of the unpopular sport. Inspired by a true story, the film shows how the ill-equipped team members champion the national sports festival and also transform one another's lives. All ages admitted.
Kim Ye-won, Lim Se-Mi, Choi Hui-Seo Highly expected in 2016 2016/03/12, Source, "God! Thirty year old Diva" Diva referring to women actresses or singers with great talents, actresses born in the year 1987 have turned thirty years old this year.
They have earned their filmographies and turned into real actresses. Let's take a look at some of the actresses who have entered their 30s feeling relaxed after their fierce 20s,...More
Son Yeon-jae Shows Off New Programs for Olympics 2016/01/24, Source,
Rhythmic gymnast Son Yeon-jae revealed her new programs for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in August.
At the tryouts for the national team held in Seoul on Wednesday, Son performed her signature element fouetté pivot with a straight leg, which would earn her 0.2 extra points on technical difficulty, instead of folding it when turning,...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] Korean Weekend Box Office (2011.04.29-2011.05.01) 2011/05/02, Source, Korean Weekend Box Office (2011.04.29~2011.05.01)
It is no surprise that Kenneth Branagh's long anticipated "Thor" stands strong at number one this week. Based on the popular Marvel comic character, this American superhero film finally makes its way to the big screen with 543,075 admissions in its opening week. Children's Day is coming up this week in Korea and you can expect "Thor" and "Fast Five" to continue their success at the top.,...More
Sappy drama muddles Korean War comedy 2011/04/14, Source,
Actor Kim Joo-hyuk, right, plays the role of a North Korean military officer that becomes fond of a remote South Korean village his troops captured. / Courtesy of Showbox/Mediaplex
By Lee Hyo-won
Not too long ago one would have been charged with treason for portraying a North Korean in a sympathetic light onscreen, let alone having characters "sleep with the enemy",...More
Cinema Sales Hit Record High in Q3 2009/10/06, Source, Cinema earnings reached an all-time high in the third quarter thanks to higher ticket prices and a passel of hit Korean movies. The Korean Film Council said Monday that cinemas nationwide took in more than W328.7 billion (US$1=W1,174) in sales in the quarter, breaking the previous record of nearly W,...More
Imagine, being perched above a vertigo-inducing height, swishing down a roller coaster-like slope and then freewheeling through the air ― with only a pair of sk,...More
[ChanMi's movie news] Sports film, "Bronze Medalist", touches hearts 2009/07/06, Source, The new sports film, "Bronze Medalist" is about a female weight lifting athelete. Korea has its own sports that are loved and praised while other sports are forgotten or unpopular. Here, one of the unpopular sports by viewers is becoming the main story.
It hasn't been easy to portray sports in film and to be successful.
"Bronze Medalist" is based on a true story that has taken place in 2000 about an athelete who won 14 gold medals in the country and the coach. The two character bring out their sadness and anger that give the audience a moving experience through this film.,...More
AT: Movie 'Bronze Medalist' 2009/07/02, Source, Who hasn't been touched by dramatic events that happen from time to time in sports Once an Olympic bronze medalist, Lee Ji-bong retires due to an injury.
After drifting around waiting tables, he find,...More
[ChanMi's movie news] Jo An gains 10kg for new film! 2009/01/04, Source, Jo An has been casted for the new movie "Bronze Medalist" which she has to gain 10kg to fit the role.
The film is about a regular high school student who challenges herself to become a weight lifter. The genre is a human drama from the original story of the Korean weight lifter Park Yeong-ja from year 2000.
Jo An is being a professional and serious actress in changing her body style to fit the character of a weight lifting champion.
Now she weighs 40kg, and the staff has asked her to gain weight to an overall weight of over 50kg.,...More
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