Posts Tagged ‘Oh Dal-soo’

Chungmuro/Film News
50th Grand Bell Awards
by | November 1, 2013 | 70 Comments
Ack, is it that time of year already? WHERE DID THE YEAR GO. The 50th Grand Bell Awards (aka Daejong Film Awards) were held on November 1, and kicks off the season of red-carpet awards ceremonies. There were a few big films that carried off the lion’s share of prizes, but it was a far... More »


Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: The Thieves
by | June 8, 2013 | 109 Comments
Some directors have made careers on the backs of making certain kinds of movies and Choi Dong-hoon is one such director. In many ways, his filmography kind of resembles that of English director Guy Ritchie as both started with crime caper films and largely built their careers on similar films with a deviation or two.... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Ryu Seung-ryong and Park Shin-hye as a daddy-daughter duo
by | December 7, 2012 | 65 Comments
Aw. How cute. Ryu Seung-ryong has another movie coming out, and this time he plays Park Shin-hye’s dad in a quirky comedy about a convicted killer with the mind of a child. From Casanova to king-maker to daughter-crazy kook? This guy gets the best roles. The movie is called The Gift of Room 7, named... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Offical posters for Jackal Is Coming
by | October 10, 2012 | 88 Comments
Posters are out for Jaejoong and Song Ji-hyo’s upcoming action-comedy movie The Jackal Is Coming, which is gearing up with promos now that it’s about a month out from its theatrical release. The premise of the movie alone is enough to hook my interest—a hitwoman is hired to kidnap a pop star, and complications ensue—and... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
The Traffickers sells organs, movie tickets
by | September 2, 2012 | 30 Comments
Out go the capers, in come the thrillers. This weekend at the box office was dominated by dark thrillers, with Daniel Choi and Lim Chang-jung’s new organ-harvesting crime film The Traffickers taking top honors in its opening week, in what looks like a pretty suspenseful ride. (Box office No. 2 went to My Neighbor, a... 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 »


Chungmuro/Film News
The Thieves releases introductory trailer
by | April 20, 2012 | 42 Comments
Here’s the trailer for The Thieves, which may be the movie I’m most looking forward to right now, because despite its less-than-original plot (a diamond heist that’s basically Ocean’s Eleven in Macau), it’s got a killer cast, a skilled director (Jeon Woo Chi, Tazza), and looks snazzy and fun to boot. I’ll never assume a... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
The Thieves sells abroad, prepares for the big swindle
by | March 19, 2012 | 59 Comments
I feel like I’ve been waiting forever for the stylish caper movie The Thieves to come out, so I’m just about bouncing in my seat to see the new posters and stills from the upcoming movie about a diamond heist set in a Macau casino. The grand-scale theft is the work of ten professionals, led... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Soo-hyun joins Thieves
by | March 21, 2011 | 88 Comments
Niiice. What a surprising turn for upcoming heist movie Thieves to round out its cast with some young blood. I was already in, but now I’m chomping at the bit for this motley crew to get their thievin’ on. Kim Soo-hyun, fresh off his star-making turn as country-bumpkin-turned-popstar Song Sam-dong on Dream High, has joined... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Lee Jung-jae reunites with Jeon Ji-hyun in caper film
by | March 15, 2011 | 54 Comments
When the “Korean Ocean’s Eleven” was first announced a couple months ago, we knew we could expect a big-name cast, from the attachment of A-lister Lee Jung-jae (The Housemaid) and based on the pattern established by the Hollywood franchise. And yup, the project has now brought onboard a whole slew of famous faces, starting with... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Image transformations abound in Joseon’s Great Detective
by | December 25, 2010 | 21 Comments
More stills are out for Kim Myung-min and Han Ji-min‘s upcoming comedy-mystery sageuk movie Joseon’s Great Detective: Secret of the Wolfsbane, and they convey much of the quirky humor of the previously released movie trailer. In the movie (which is based on a novel), Kim Myung-min plays a sharp detective who ferrets out corrupt officials... More »