Night Flight (2014)

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Genres: Drama

Running Time: 130 min.

Directed by: Lee Song-hee-il

Starring: Kwak Si-yang , Lee Jae-joon

Synopsis: Yong-joo is a top student at a high school and Ki-woong is the leader of a gang. They were best friends in middle school, but drifted apart since entering high school. Ki-taek, who was another best friend of theirs, is bullied at the school. Yong-joo tries to help Ki-taek, but Ki-woong just watches from a distance.

Actress Clara poses for “BNT International”; reveals she’d like to try a nude pictorial

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In her recent photoshoot for “BNT International” magazine, Clara showed off her curvaceous body in various clothing styles.

In the pictorial, dubbed Clara’s “Secret 24 Hour,” Clara demonstrated her versatility as a model by contrasting her elegance and class in evening gowns, with her natural beauty in casual jeans.

She also showed off her long legs as she posed by the pool, and her fit, lean body as she wore training clothes in the gym.

In an interview with the magazine, Clara mentioned that she particularly enjoys fashion styles that emphasize a “Coca-Cola” bottle figure, like hers.

She also talked about how she wanted to do a nude pictorial for her private collection, and how the topic became a bigger deal than she thought it would

EXO”s Chanyeol, Lay, and Sehun are a handsome trio for the cover for “ELLE Men”

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EXO"s Chanyeol, Lay, and Sehun graced the cover of "ELLE Men" magazine, providing an explosion of handsome visuals!

The three members looked ready for fall in their stylish jackets that were in hues on trend for autumn, and left EXO-L in a daze with their charisma. With their exceptional looks, the trio will no doubt be of a big help in having this new issue flying off the shelves!

Make sure to pick up a copy to check out more photos from the three!

Aziatix’s Flowsik unveils video teaser for “Higher Plane”

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Aziatix’s Flowsik unveiled a video teaser for “Higher Plane,” his upcoming project.

The video shows Flowsik working at Mixerhead Studios in New York. Fans get to see him working on all aspects of the recording process such as composing, rapping, reading over lyrics, listening to recordings, and perhaps a surprise to fans, even singing.

Flowsik stated, “I want to make good music that can influence and inspire others to be confident in their passion and talents. I find myself alone in the studio working. Maybe it′s because my way of thinking and creativity is something most can′t understand…which is what inspired me to write this record.”

With this statement, listeners can expect more teasers for Flowsik’s project and fans are already commenting to express their great anticipations for it

Topp Dogg bring out their tough charisma for “Peekaboo” MV

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Topp Dogg treated fans to a MV for "Peekaboo" from their "AmadeuS Deluxe Edition", showing off their flow as well as their sexy, tough charisma.

Like its title suggests, "Peekaboo" is a song through which Topp Dogg intends to surprise the public with their music. The MV was released as episode 18 of their "ON Air ToppDogg" series.

According to Stardom Entertainment, Kidoh took part in the composing and and A-Tom and Jenissi joined him in the writing of the track.

Kick off your weekend with a dose of hip hop through the MV above!

Tip: khillo, grumpy k

Super Junior’s “MAMACITA” MV reaches over 2.7 million views in just 24 hours!

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On August 28th, Super Junior released their music video for comeback single, “MAMACITA”. It has only been a day since it was released and two days since the highlight medley video was released, but the music video already surpassed the 2 million view mark on YouTube!

ELFs and fans were captivated by the members’ humorous antics and the fun, punchy song—causing them to hit the replay button over and over again.

On August 29th, Super Junior also performed their first live stage of this song on KBS Music Bank, making this a big day for them.

Check out “MAMACITA” below if you haven’t already! And hit that replay button if you want them to get more views!

Source: SMTOWN’s YouTube

Ahn Jaehyun and Esom preview for a pictorial with “Jambangee”

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Actors Ahn Jaehyun and Esom recently released a steamy preview of their photoshoot with clothing brand “Jambangee.”

The two models, wearing jeans from “Jambangee” Fall 2014 collection, are shown naturally wrapped in each others arms like a couple.

Their pose as lovers seems like it will make for a bold, provocative pictorial.

Ahead of the release of the full pictorial, Jambangee has shared a short behind the scenes video of the couple through NylonTV. The two show their bashfulness as they do a short interview, as well as their incredible professionalism during the shoot.

Stay tuned for more pictures from their pictorial!

Source: Jambangee Facebook

Why Audiences Are Concerned About American Adaptations Of K-Dramas

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The "Reply" series and "Good Doctor" are among upcoming American K-Drama adaptations.

 On August 29, KBS released a statement confirming the adaptation of "Good Doctor" by CBS. CBS approved production on the American adaptation following a pitch meeting which was held on August 8.

At the helm of production for this project is a company called 3AD, which should not be confused with the indie rock label 4AD. 3AD was founded by Daniel Dae Kim of “Hawaii Five-O” and “Lost” fame. The objective of 3AD is to adapt Korean dramas for American television viewers.

“Good Doctor” starred Joo Won as Park Shi On, a developmentally disabled man who endured physical abuse as a miner"s son to become a pediatric surgery resident

Seo In Guk and Park Min Young are ready to take on the outdoors in “ISENBERG” apparel

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Outdoor brand "ISENBERG" released new pictures of youthful models Seo In Guk and Park Min Young dressed in apparel from the 2014 fall and winter collection!

The concept was, "Your Stylish Outdoor Life", and featured the happy and clearly energetic models posing for a refreshing pictorial that brings lots of attention to the cute apparel.

A rep said, "Seo In Guk and Park Min Young correctly portrayed the brand concept with their bright and refined image, so we look forward to how big of a help they will be in relaying "ISENBERG"s image to the public."

Korean drama starting today 2014/08/29 in Korea

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Korean drama starting today 2014/08/29 in Korea: "Plus Nine Boys"

"Plus Nine Boys" (2014)Directed by Yoo Hak-chanWritten by Park Yoo-mi-INetwork : tvNWith Choi Ro-woon, Yook Seong-jae, Kim Yeong-kwang, Oh Jeong-se, Lee Chae-mi, Park Cho-rong,...Fri, Sat 20:40SynopsisA drama that pleasantly revolves around men at the ages of 9, 19, 29 and 39.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/08/29

SISTAR Soyu Prank Calls SHINee’s Key.. His Response Is Hilarious

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In the last episode of 1theK’s “Oven Radio,” SISTAR’s Soyu prank calls SHINEE’s Key.

As a part of the “BFF Loyalty” segment of the episode, the girls called one of their friends, who turned out to be none other than SHINee’s Key, to test his loyalty as a friend.

Soyu called Key, pretending she was in a sticky situation at a club. She asked for Key’s help, saying that she didn’t know what to do about a man following her.

Key’s initial reaction was to laugh at her and tell Soyu that she should be flattered a guy was following her at the club, before thinking the situation was real and offering to help her. Her fellow bandmates were impressed with Key’s loyalty to his friend.

SISTAR’s Dasom also showed her funky version of “Touch My Body,” and the girls did a trot version of “Alone” as well as a live performance of “Touch My Body

[Contest] Show Your BTS Fandom to Win a Chance to be Featured on “A Song for You” + Signed Polaroid

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Hi Soompiers!

Calling all ARMYs! From now until Monday, September 1 at midnight EST, you will have the opportunity to win an once-in-a-lifetime chance to be featured on global music request show “A Show For You,” with the newest episode guest-starring the BTS boys themselves!

Last week, we were positively overwhelmed by the love shown by KISSMes for U-KISS, and now it’s your turn!

It’s easy! All you have to do is submit a fanmade video no longer than three (3) minutes to Soompi by Monday’s deadline. We will be picking four finalists that may appear on “A Song For You” - if your video is chosen by KBS to be featured on the show*, you will receive a signed polaroid from BTS, as well as the opportunity for BTS to answer the personal request or question that you posed in your video!

To enter:

1) Record yourself and/or friends demonstrating a game that BTS can play – if your game is chosen, BTS will play it, right on the show! OR Record your fan video (you can send in videos of a flashmob, a parody/cover, heartwarming stories, questions you have for BTS or song requests of their songs; anything goes!)

2) Upload your video to YouTube

Include “Soompi “A Song For You” Contest” in your title Include #SoompiAS4U in the description

3) Follow us on Twitter! Feel free to send any questions you have through Twitter with the hashtag #SoompiAS4U!

4) Write a comment on this page with your YouTube link and Twitter handle! We will contact you on Twitter if you are one of the four finalists!

*Please note: Unfortunately, it may be possible that not all of our finalists will make the final cut for the program

Shin Ji Hoon releases teaser photos for her upcoming single “Crybaby”

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Shin Ji Hoon is gearing up for her comeback with digital single, "Crybaby," with the help of Cube labelmate, B2ST"s Junhyung!

Earlier, she released a MV teaser that gave a peek at the soothing song that is sure to come, as well as her acting. Now, with the release of these teaser images, she further shows how well she captures emotions through facial expressions alone.

The pictures themselves have almost a fantastical vibe laced with sadness as she wanders an abandoned carnival all by herself. Stay tuned for more!

EXO’s Sehun releases dramatic remake of Shinhwa’s “Yo”

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EXO’s maknae, Sehun, became the next member to star in a remake of a 90s music video for the third episode of “EXO 90:2014,” featuring Shinhwa!

Sehun displayed his capacity to show emotion as he fought his internal demons and external pressures in the video. The black and white colors and special effects make the video dark and dramatic, which fits the style of the song.

In past episodes, EXO’s Chanyeol unveiled a remake of H.O.T’s “Hope" and EXO’s Suho starred in a remake of g.o.d’s "To My Mother.”

SM ROOKIES also made another appearance in this episode of “EXO 90:2014,” giving a charismatic performance of Shinhwa’s “Wild Eyes.” They previously appeared on the show, performing H.O.T’s “Iyah

[Spoiler] Added episode 17 captures for the Korean drama “Fated to Love You”

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Added episode 17 captures for the Korean drama "Fated to Love You" (2014)Directed by Kim Hee-won-II, Lee Dong-yoonWritten by Jo Jin-gook, Joo Chan-okNetwork : MBCWith Jang Hyeok, Jang Nara, Choi Jin-hyeok, Wang Ji-won, Jeong Eun-pyo, Choi Dae-cheol,...20 episodes - Wed, Thu 22:00SynopsisA remake of a Taiwanese drama from the year 2008. A normal and non-existant woman spends a night with an heir to a wealthy family.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/07/02


The Blurred Line Of Acting Idols & Their On-Screen Image

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(Photo : Boys Over Flowers ) The image of Kim Hyun Joong as Ji Hoo in "Boys Over Flowers" remains ingrained in the memories of K-Drama fans.

The recent allegations of domestic abuse involving SS501’s Kim Hyun Joong present an interesting situation that has developed in K-Pop and K-Drama. This is not an article illustrating the various aspects of the news surrounding the allegations, but one which considers how the image Kim Hyun Joong cultivated in "Boys Over Flowers" has affected the way in which fans have reacted to the news.

Starting from his role as the white knight Yoon Ji Hoo in “Boys Over Flowers,” Kim Hyun Joong established himself as a stalwart and dreamy K-Drama hero. For many female viewers, Yoon Ji Hoo represented the ideal man, who was patient, empathetic, and ready to come to the rescue as the virtual firefighter in the life of the poor schoolgirl Geum Jan Di (Gu Hye Sun)

[Spoiler] Added episode 11 captures for the Korean drama “It”s Okay, That”s Love”

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Added episode 11 captures for the Korean drama "It"s Okay, That"s Love" (2014)Directed by Kim Kyoo-taeWritten by Noh Hee-kyeongNetwork : SBSWith Jo In-Seong, Kong Hyo-jin, Seong Dong-il, Lee Gwang-soo, Jin Kyeong, Lee Seong-kyeong,...20 episodes - Wed, Thu 22:00SynopsisBased in a mental clinic, this drama portrays the life and love of modern day people.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/07/23


Fly to the Sky to Release a Remake Album of Their Best Tracks

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It has been revealed that Fly to the Sky will release a remake album Mid-September of this year.

The album will contain their most popular songs since their debut. It will be their first remake album in six years and five months, when they had released the album “Recollection” in April of 2008. It featured tracks such as “Truth in Wine” and “Snail” among others. This album will contain their own best tracks, such as “Although My Heart Aches” and “Like a Man,” all tracks liked by either the duo themselves or the fans.

In other news, Fly to the Sky will begin their national tour on September 13 and 14 in Seoul. Other locations include Jeonju (September 27), Ulsan (October 4), Seongnam (October 11), Changwon (October 19), and Gwangju (October 26)

Situation-sitcom “Boarding House #24″ introduce the interesting characters played by Dohee, Ken, Dongjun, and more

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Are you excited for MBC Every1"s upcoming situation-sitcom, "Boarding House #24," starring Tiny-G"s Dohee, VIXX"s Ken, Rainbow"s Hyunyoung, ZE:A"s Dongjun, BIGFLO"s High Top, rookie actress Kim Sa Eun, and veteran actor Kim Kwang Kyu?

Well, MBC Every1 released some teasers that introduce the characters, who, in turn, represent the young generation in South Korea, ranging from the luxury brands addict and the never-been-loved "motae solo" to the "eating broadcast" star and fallen athlete.

It definitely looks like the 12 part series will be quirky, somewhat eerie, and fun, so make sure you tune in for the premiere in September! Meanwhile, check out the Kim Kwang Kyu, Dohee, Hyunyoung, and group teaser below

[Spoiler] Added episode 19 captures for the Korean drama “The Joseon Shooter”

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Added episode 19 captures for the Korean drama "The Joseon Shooter" (2014)Directed by Cha Yeong-hoon, Kim Jeong-min-III, Lee Jae-sangWritten by Han Hee-jeong, Lee Jeong-woo-IIINetwork : KBSWith Lee Joon-ki, Nam Sang-mi, Jeon Hye-bin, Han Juwan, Yoo Oh-seong, Lee Min-woo-I,...22 episodes - Wed, Thu 22:00SynopsisIt"s the 19th Century and as western influences spread across Asia, Korea"s Joseon dynasty is experiencing great upheaval and rapid modernization. As the son of the last great swordsman, Park Yoon-gang is caught between two worlds, but the sudden murder of his father and sister catapult him into the new era as he takes up the gun to avenge their deaths. However, it"s not just his family who needs his protection, but his people as well. Is Park Yoon-gang cut out to be the hero of an era?Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/06/25