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Korean dramas starting today 2014/11/23 in Korea

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Korean dramas starting today 2014/11/23 in Korea "Doctor Frost", "Drama Festival - Guitars and Hot Pants" and "Drama Special - The Reason Why I Drink"

"Doctor Frost" (2013)Directed by Seong Yong-ilWritten by Heo Ji-yeongWith Song Chang-ee, Jeong Eun-chae, Lee Yoon-ji, Seong Ji-roo, Choi Jeong-woo, Lee Hee-jin,...10 episodes - Sun 23:00SynopsisA mystery drama based on the web toon "Doctor Frost".

"Drama Festival - Guitars and Hot Pants" (2014)Directed by Park Sang-hoon-IWritten by Ryoo Moon-sangNetwork : MBCWith Kim Da-hyeon, Kim Yeong-hoon, Jang Won-yeong, Oh Jong-hyuk, Jeong Eun-hye, Han Seung-yeon,...1 episode - Sun 00:05Part of the "Drama Festival" seriesSynopsisTae-joo, a former leader of the band, One Day, lives an unwilling and guilty like after losing co-member Ki-chan in an accident 15 years ago

HI SUHYUN and iKON"s Bobby share more adorkable moments in "I"m Different" making-of film

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HI SUHYUN and iKON"s Bobby had an absolute blast filming the music video for "I"m Different"!



Although HI SUHYUN don"t win their crush"s heart in the official MV, the girls do have Bobby and everyone else on set happily soaking up their infectious charms. In behind-the-scenes footage from the set of "I"m Different" the girls use their down time to keep warm and have fun. There seem to be even more great scenes that didn"t make the cut in the official video, but are shared for fans who just can"t get enough of HI SUHYUN and Bobby.

Despite filming in frigid temperatures, the trio never lose their smiles or cheerfulness. Check out all their antics above!

[HanCinema"s Film Review] "The Gifted Hands"

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Despite the kidnapping and murders not being the main draw of the film, it does pretty well with that part of its plot, as it has all the necessary elements to make it engaging. Most will worry over a child, the investigative process is made highly suspenseful with a couple of well placed chases and as portrayed though Choon-dong"s emotional reactions to it and the killer is very unsettling when he does appear. An overall good production and the good cast do not disappoint here.

In its main appeal, the movie really hits all the right notes. We have a slightly naive, but good-hearted cop who is shunned by his peers, a mysterious young man who in behavior is the polar opposite to the protagonist and a brotherly bond based on a common goal and past trauma. The characters are written with just enough baggage and emotion to not be overly corny, at least for the most part, and the chemistry elevates this

[HanCinema"s Film Review] "Our Town"

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Comedienne Lee Gook Joo Goes for Sexy in W Korea + Talks Body Confidence

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Roommate” cast member and comedienne Lee Gook Joo showed off her unexpected sexiness in a new pictorial.

Lee Gook Joo recently took part in a photo shoot for the December issue of fashion magazine W Korea. Titled, ‘My Light Girl’ (a play on words with drama title “My Lovely Girl”), the comedienne broke away from her usual comical image and took on a bold, sexy concept for this pictorial.

Starting with her outfit, she wore a form-fitting black asymmetrical dress decorated with chiffon, with garter belt tights underneath to emphasize her figure. The comedienne also struck poses that overflowed with confidence, showing off her legs and S-line.

Following the end of the photo shoot, Lee Gook Joo shared during an interview, “I’ve never really liked my body until now

Hot as ever, the global village exclaims "I love Korea"

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Global enthusiasm for Korea is hotter than ever.

The Korean Culture and Information Service (KOCIS), an arm of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism and publisher of Korea.net, held its "Fall in Love With Korea" contest, jointly with KBS World, from July to October this year. It asked for readers worldwide to submit their self-generated content that showed just how much they truly, "loved Korea".

KOCIS received a total of 7,721 entries covering videos, photos and online comic strips, with content coming in from 43 countries and territories spanning Asia, Europe, Africa, the Americas and other parts of the world. From Palau in the South Pacific, to Niger in Central Africa, to tiny Andorra in Europe, to the U.S. Virgin Islands in the Caribbean, and even from such strife-torn regions as Syria, Palestine and Ukraine, interest in all things Korean is at an all-time high

[HanCinema"s Film Review] "Dear Dolphin"

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The broader message of "Dear Dolphin" is pretty clear- just let it go. This is particularly well-typified by the scenes at the aquarium, where Cha-kyeong comes to terms with her death by analyzing it both psychologically, and relative to the free-floating spirit of the water-dwelling mammals who aren"t tied to anything. The closing metaphor is particularly beautifully shot, aptly demonstrating that it was the flexibility and freedom of Cha-kyeong"s spirit that drew Hyeok-geun and Gi-ok close to her. It"s unsurprising that Cha-kyeong is more comfortable with the spectre of death than either of them.

Note that while Cha-kyeong appears to disapprove of Hyeok-geun"s behavior, in the real world and otherwise, by the end it"s clear that this isn"t because his actions are upsetting her. It"s because he"s doing so in a blatant, fearful way that refuses to acknowledge that life must go on, and that Hyeok-geun"s trying to use strong emotions as a drug to dull the pain instead of just living life and accepting the grief that comes with that

Korean drama starting today 2014/11/21 in Korea

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Korean drama starting today 2014/11/21 in Korea: "Swedish Laundry"

"Swedish Laundry" (2014)Directed by Jeong Hwan-seokWritten by Kim Yoon-heui, Lee Eun-yeongNetwork : MBCWith Song Ha-yoon, Oh Sang-jin, Hwang Seung-eon, Kim Ian, Bae Noo-ri, Changjo,...Fri 19:10SynopsisA comical fantasy drama about a girl who has the ability to see people"s worries about love, friendship and employment.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/11/21

BoA graces Grazia Korea

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BoA shows off her charm in the BTS video of Grazia Korea, check out the video below:

Lee Byung Hun Back In Korea But Without Lee Min Jung

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Actor Lee Byung Hun has returned to Korea to testify in the blackmail trial of GLAM"s Da Hee and model Lee Ji Yeon. But he returned to Korea alone, without his wife actress Lee Min Jung.

The actor will head to court on the 24th to provide testimony against the women he alleges tried to extort $5 million from him. They allegedly threatened to release video footage of him engaged in a sexually explicit conversation. He immediately reported the attempt to the police.

From the time that the news of the blackmail attempt first broke, until his recent trip to Los Angeles, the actor and his wife have lived separately. She remained at her parents" Gangnam home and did not leave their home for any professional duties. There was much speculation that the marriage was in trouble

Korean movies opening today 2014/11/20 in Korea

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Korean movies opening today 2014/11/20 in Korea: "Dad for Rent", "Late Spring", "Mot", and "He Who Loves the World"

"Dad for Rent" (2013)Directed by Kim Deok-sooWith Kim Sang-kyeong, Moon Jeong-hee, Chae Jeong-an, Jo Jae-yoon, Minah, Choi Da-in,...SynopsisThe story starts with Chae Ah-yeong, who came up with an idea of a rental business of her own father. On the day of her school garage sale, Ah-yeong presents her father Taeman Chae, claiming that he is her useful item which is not in use, and JT, who craves for a father figure in his life, takes the offer and rents Taeman. Since then, Ah-yeong"s puts an advertisement on a website and Taeman"s father rental business expands making it official. However, out of shame, Taeman carries on his business without letting his wife, Jisu know about it

EXO Member D.O Discusses His Acting Career In ELLE Korea

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In a recent interview with ELLE Korea EXO vocal, D.O. also know by his actor and real name Do Kyungsoo, spoke out about his recent foray in the acting field.

Earlier in 2014, Do Kyungsoo starred in his first full drama titled It’s Okay, It"s Love portraying the mental image of a schizophrenic author. Do Kyungsoo starred in the drama alongside senior and renowned actors Jo In Sung, Gong Hyo Jin, Lee Kwang Soo and Sung Dong Il.

The drama received high TV ratings as well as positive reviews from critics. Not only did viewers of the mental drama feel empty when the drama ended but also D.O. himself mentions the bittersweet ending. "I was on the verge of tears when I said goodbye to writer Noh Hee Kyung during the drama"s finale party," he said

Korean drama starting today 2014/11/19 in Korea

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Korean drama starting today 2014/11/19 in Korea: "The King"s Face"

"The King"s Face" (2014)Directed by Cha Yeong-hoon, Yoon Seong-sikWritten by Lee Hyang-hee, Yoon Soo-jeongNetwork : KBSWith Seo In-guk, Jo Yoon-hee, Lee Seong-jae, Sin Seong-rok, Kim Gyoo-ri-I, Lim Ji-eun,...Wed, Thu 22:00SynopsisGwang Hae, a crowned prince born as the child of a concubine who struggled from dethronement and death threats for 16 years, overcomes his destiny by physiognomy and becomes king.Broadcast starting date in Korea : 2014/11/19

‘SNL Korea’ Kim Bum Soo Parodies Hot Actors Kim Soo Hyun and Kang Dong Won

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Actor Kim Bum Soo who starred in the most recent episode of "SNL Korea" parodied hot actors Kim Soo Hyun and Kang Dong Won. On the most recent episode of SNL Korea, singer Kim Bum Soo became the hottest star of Korea, and he filmed a variety of films, dramas and TV commercials. While acting out some of the works Kim Bum Soo did, he parodied the pudding commercial that actor Kim Soo Hyun filmed, and scenes from actor Kang Dong Won"s popular movie "Temptation of Wolves." In related news, actor Kang Dong Won"s most recent movie that came out was "My Palpitating Life," which tells the story of parents who had their first child at the ages of seventeen, and their seventeen-year-old son who is preparing to say good-bye to the world. Kang Dong Won played the naïve, loving dad, Dae Soo, in "My Palpitating Life," with actress Song Hye Kyo, who played Mi Ra, Kang Dong Won"s wife and mother of the child with progeria

EXO's D.O. Succeeds In Both Drama And Film

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This year EXO"s Do Kyung Soo, also known as D.O., had successful appearances on both the small screen and the big screen. The singer-turned-actor appeared as the mysterious Han Kang Woo, who turns out to be Jo In Sung"s alter ego, in "It"s Okay It"s Love." And in the same year, he played Choi Tae Young in the film "Cart." The film tells the story of temporary workers at a supermarket who stage protests after they are dismissed.

D.O."s performance in both the drama and the film received good reviews. D.O. never intended to be an actor andhe did not have lessons before appearing in "Cart." In an interview with Elle Korea, he said that he did discuss the scenes in great detail with Boo Ji Young, the film"s director.

What was it like to see himself on the big screen?

"Honestly, I could only see the other actors," he said