Posts Tagged ‘Han Hyo-joo’

Chungmuro/Film News
Han Hyo-joo becomes a gisaeng for sentimental period film
by | December 16, 2014 | 34 Comments
Han Hyo-joo (Cold Eyes; Gwanghae, the Man Who Became King) has chosen her next project, a historical movie titled Haeohwa, in which she stars as Joseon’s top gisaeng. It’ll be an “impassioned, sentimental” film, which seems to be right up Han’s alley, considering the kinds of moody and romantic roles she’s taken in recent years.... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Yoo Yeon-seok, Lee Jin-wook, Park Seo-joon cast to play one leading man
by | September 29, 2014 | 93 Comments
How can three guys play one leading man, you ask? Why, in a body-swap comedy where the hero constantly wakes up in different bodies, of course. The fact that he wakes up in only men as handsome as Yoo Yeon-seok (Answer Me 1994), Lee Jin-wook (Three Musketeers), or Park Seo-joon (Witch’s Romance) is a bit... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Han Hyo-joo takes on dual characters in Beauty Inside
by | August 21, 2014 | 52 Comments
Han Hyo-joo (Dong Yi, Brilliant Legacy) continues to expand her film career: Some of her notable works have been Cold Eyes, Bandage, Masquerade and Only You, and not only has she worked on the Japanese movie, Miracle: Devil Claus’ Love and Magic, so far this year, she’s also worked with Kim Yoon-seok, Garbage (oops, I... More »


Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Cold Eyes
by | April 10, 2014 | 34 Comments
Since we’re still combing through some of last year’s blockbuster favorites, it’s time to take a look at crime thriller Cold Eyes (also called The Watchers), which not only became the tenth highest-grossing film of 2013 but also managed to put its leading lady Han Hyo-joo in just the right position to land a couple... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Go Soo re-teams with Han Hyo-joo for experimental art film
by | January 2, 2014 | 25 Comments
Go Soo (Empire of Gold) must be on a short film kick: He has already signed on to one co-starring Moon Chae-won called The Day Min-woo Arrives, and now he’s adding another one to his schedule. It’s titled View of Mount Myohyang and he’ll be re-teaming with Han Hyo-joo, with whom he starred in the... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Han Hyo-joo chases Jung Woo-sung in The Watchers
by | May 20, 2013 | 53 Comments
The poster and first teaser are out for the chase action thriller The Watchers (also going by the title Cold Eyes), starring Jung Woo-sung as a mob boss on the run from the law — the super creepy Big Brother Is Watching kind of law. I’m pretty sure Jung Woo-sung is still the bad guy... More »


Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Gwanghae, The Man Who Became King
by | May 18, 2013 | 49 Comments
Sweeping almost every award ceremony since its release last year, Gwanghae, The Man Who Became King (also titled Masquerade) was unsurprisingly a major box office success, going on to become the fourth highest grossing Korean film of all time. High box office ratings and oodles of awards (in one case, maybe too many awards) don’t... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Jung Woo-sung and Han Hyo-joo headline action thriller
by | May 10, 2013 | 44 Comments
It’s like action thriller heaven up in Chungmuro lately. Here’s another one to add to the ever-growing to-watch list: Jung Woo-sung (Padam Padam), Sol Kyung-gu (The Tower), and Han Hyo-joo (Bandage) are headlining a chase thriller about surveillance, called The Watchers. They’ve actually been shooting it for a while, and the film has just announced... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
49th Baeksang Arts Awards
by | May 9, 2013 | 169 Comments
The Baeksang Arts Awards really snuck up on me this year. This awards ceremony is the lone wolf being held in the springtime rather than toward the end of the year (as is the case with the broadcaster events and film awards like the Grand Bells and Blue Dragons), and is also unusual in that... More »


Celebrity News
The ladies of InStyle’s tenth anniversary issue
by | February 26, 2013 | 41 Comments
Well, if In Style wanted to make a statement for their tenth anniversary, I think they managed with their March issue. I’m just not sure what that statement is. Romantic circus fashion? Handbags can be hats? Stars will do anything you tell them to if you call it a concept? To go with the ten-year... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Bandage criticized for improper title, ignores demands for change
by | December 23, 2012 | 66 Comments
javabeans: Wow, I didn’t think the day would come when I would find myself on the side opposite the grammar police, but turns out, when the grammar police gets to a certain point of pettiness you just have to let common sense rule. girlfriday: But! You’re MY grammar police! javabeans: I know. This is enough... More »