Posts Tagged ‘Kim Sang-kyung’

Chungmuro/Film News
Yoon Seung-ah to play Kim Sung-kyun’s wife in Murder for Hire
by | March 18, 2014 | 21 Comments
It’s a match made in tvN series heaven: Yoon Seung-ah (I Need Romance 3) is in talks to take the part of Kim Sung-kyun’s wife in the upcoming movie Murder for Hire. Kim Sung-kyun is skillfully parlaying his popularity as Samcheonpo in Answer Me 1994; this is the second leading film role he’s committed to... More »


Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: The Tower
by | June 22, 2013 | 33 Comments
Disaster films have been around since at least the 1970s and, although Korea doesn’t have a huge history of disaster films, it seems like ever since the Korean film industry has modernized and budgets have increased, Korea has been happy to take on the genre as well. This year we are being treated to The... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Uhm Jung-hwa and Kim Sang-kyung’s thriller Montage
by | May 17, 2013 | 23 Comments
It looks like Uhm Jung-hwa (Dancing Queen) has another box office hit on her hands with her suspense thriller Montage, which opened yesterday in second place against Hollywood blockbusters The Great Gatsby and Iron Man 3. The film stars Uhm Jung-hwa as a mother who lost her child to a kidnapper fifteen years ago, and... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Trailer and stills for disaster movie Tower
by | November 26, 2012 | 34 Comments
This movie’s been in the works for a while; it’s been promising a release for over a year, but the time has finally come for blockbuster disaster film Tower to hit theaters, in just a few weeks. It’s the citizens-trapped-in-a-burning-skyscraper movie that promises big effects and heartwarming heroism… yunno, amidst the total panic and horror... More »


Celebrity News
Vogue rounds up a dirty dozen
by | July 21, 2012 | 54 Comments
Yoo Seung-ho Yes please. A dozen beautiful men corralled together for easy ogling? The multi-actor photo shoot seems to be all the rage lately, and well, if it’s a numbers game, you can’t go wrong with an even dozen. Next month’s Vogue features some of the big and small screen’s prettiest leading men spanning multiple... More »


Drama Recaps
White Christmas: Episode 2
by | July 14, 2012 | 57 Comments
There’s just something about this drama that manages to hit all the right notes, since there’s nothing quite like watching puzzle pieces find their rightful places. Set all that inherently-nerdy satisfaction amidst haunting, atmospheric visuals and a tone that manages to be both creepy AND introspective, and you’ve got episode two of White Christmas, entitled... More »


Drama Recaps
White Christmas: Episode 1
by | July 7, 2012 | 123 Comments
Visually stunning, deftly written, and completely engrossing, psychological thriller White Christmas premiered in 2011 as an eight-episode addition to KBS’ ongoing drama special series, receiving lukewarm ratings despite its critical acclaim and a cult following I’m happy to be a part of. Helmed by PD Kim Yong-soo (Equator Man, Hometown of Legends) and written by... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Blockbuster disaster movie Tower releases first stills
by | June 12, 2011 | 40 Comments
The first stills are out of blockbuster film Tower, which began filming last month and is currently deep in production. As previously mentioned, Tower is an action movie that centers around a skyscraper fire and comes to us from the director of that other anticipated summer action flick Sector 7, wherein a sea monster terrorizes... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Sohn Ye-jin back to the big screen with Tower
by | March 27, 2011 | 33 Comments
Sohn Ye-jin (Chilling Romance, Personal Taste) has announced her next project. As expected, she’ll be returning to filmlandia; what’s not as expected is the genre. She’ll be starring in her first blockbuster action flick, Tower, a disaster film about a skyscraper fire, due out later this year. Iiiinteresting. Move over, Ha Ji-won? While I don’t... More »


Drama Casting & News
Baek Sung-hyun leads the boys in Monster
by | January 14, 2011 | 34 Comments
This sounds pretty interesting: Baek Sung-hyun (Accidental Couple, Like the Moon Escaping From Clouds) is taking on a leading role in a Drama Special miniseries called Monster. Most Drama Special installments have been one-offs, but this one (like Rock Rock Rock) will have more episodes; it’s scheduled for eight total. The plot of Monster involves... More »


Drama Casting & News
My Country Calls ends quietly on KBS
by | June 30, 2010 | 55 Comments
KBS’s romantic comedy My Country Calls went out quietly on Tuesday with its finale episode, its 16th. The drama has performed under the radar in its Monday-Tuesday timeslot, having gone up against two heavy-hitters: MBC’s historical Dong Yi and SBS’s saga Giant. Its ratings have been consistently in the 6% range, while its rivals have... More »