Posts Tagged ‘Shin Hyun-joon’

Chungmuro/Film News
51st Grand Bell Awards
by | November 21, 2014 | 59 Comments
It’s time for the 51st Grand Bell Awards (Daejong Film Awards), the first of the major year-end award ceremonies, which celebrates achievement in film. There were actually a good number of big movies in 2014 to spread the love around, whether in box office numbers or critical acclaim, but the overwhelming theme seems to be:... More »


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 Taebaek Mountains
by | July 6, 2013 | 12 Comments
Although North and South Korea eventually ended up divided mostly along ideological lines, after Korea was freed from Japanese control at the end of the Second World War, leftists and rightists understandably existed in cities all over the peninsula and the political spectrum even among them varied. As the tension between communist and capitalist ideologies... More »


Celebrity News
Shin Hyun-joon to tie the knot
by | March 16, 2013 | 59 Comments
Aww to old bachelors finally getting hitched. Shin Hyun-joon (Gaksital, Oohlala Spouses) has announced that he’ll be getting married, and will put a period on his bachelorhood come May 26. His bride is a Korean-American gyopo 12 years his junior (he’s 44, so that makes her 32), which means she’s not a celebrity; she’s a... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
49th Grand Bell Awards
by | October 30, 2012 | 87 Comments
‘Tis the season: Awards time is upon us! And beware of the massive photo-dump that awaits you. Here we are with the red carpet of today’s (er, yesterday in Korea) 49th Grand Bell Awards (Daejong Awards), one of the big film ceremonies of the year. Coming up later this year is another of the big... More »


Drama Recaps
Oohlala Spouses: Episode 1
by | October 4, 2012 | 85 Comments
For a rollicking comedy, Oohlala Spouses gets a bit of a darker start that nonetheless works out great, especially since we’re dealing with cheating husbands and broken families. It’s a little hard to make that topic a knee slapper right off the bat, but we’ve got a great cast delivering little moments of funny and... More »


Celebrity News
News bites: October 3, 2012
by | October 3, 2012 | 44 Comments
Lee Sang-yoon, star of new weekend hit My Daughter Seo-yeong, is in October’s issue of Dazed & Confused. We won’t say we love the polka dots, but we’re cool with geek chic. [Source: Review Star] Lee Byung-heon’s film Gwanghae, The Man Who Became King is making an impressive showing at the box office. It has... More »


Drama Casting & News
Oohlala Spouses makes best poster ever
by | September 25, 2012 | 70 Comments
Pwahahahaha. If this show is half as funny as its promo material, it’ll be a winner. What genius made this awesome poster? And how does Shin Hyun-joon look kind of pretty as a bride?? Here’s the official poster for the upcoming gender-bendy rom-com Oohlala Spouses, starring Shin Hyun-joon (Gaksital) and Kim Jung-eun (Hanbando, I Am... More »


Drama Casting & News
Oohlala Spouses takes bickering to hilarious extremes
by | September 19, 2012 | 45 Comments
The teaser (and more stills) is out for Oohlala Spouses, the body-swapping romantic comedy series soon to hit KBS, and it looks hysterical. Snarky and fast-flying with the banter should suit this series well. The preview takes the form of a political debate, with Shin Hyun-joon representing husbands nationwide (aka the Husband Party), while wife... More »


Drama Casting & News
Hanging around on set for Oohlala Spouses
by | September 11, 2012 | 28 Comments
Looks like hijinks galore for body-swapping romantic comedy Oohlala Spouses, which stars Kim Jung-eun (Hanbando, I Am Legend) and Shin Hyun-joon (Gaksital) as married couple who find themselves in each other’s bodies. No word yet on what the mojo is to effect such a change, but based on these behind-the-scenes snapshots, the fantasy element is... More »


Drama Casting & News
Gender-bendy hijinks from Oohlala Spouses
by | September 3, 2012 | 40 Comments
Okay, this drama’s already got a laugh from me, and it hasn’t even begun. If this is the result of a husband and wife swapping bodies, I’m all for the shenanigans. A peek at the poster shoot for new romantic comedy Oohlala Spouses shows wife-in-husband’s-body getting a smooch from another man. Either that, or the... More »