Posts Tagged ‘Yoo Hae-jin’

Chungmuro/Film News
51st Grand Bell Awards
by | November 21, 2014 | 57 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
Tazza 2: Hand of God hits theaters next month
by | August 11, 2014 | 32 Comments
The long wait for TOP (Choi Seung-hyun) fans is nearly over. Tazza 2: Hand of God (let’s be real, they could have called it Tazza 2: Hand of TOP) is being released next month, and we’ll get to see how well the sequel does in comparison to the first movie, Tazza: The High Rollers, which... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Pirate prepares to set sail
by | July 5, 2014 | 35 Comments
Yay, we’ve finally gotten more than a teaser of a trailer for the upcoming Pirate movie. It seems we’ve been waiting forever, and the premiere is finally only a few weeks away. Thankfully, the preview for the Pirates of the Caribbean-esque blockbuster, set about two weeks prior to the founding of the Joseon Kingdom, doesn’t... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Yoon-seok, Yoo Hae-jin lead Top Secret Investigation
by | May 2, 2014 | 8 Comments
Veteran Chungmuro actors Kim Yoon-seok (Hwa-yi, The Thieves) and Yoo Hae-jin (The Unjust, Moss) are confirmed for the upcoming movie Top Secret Investigation, which will be helmed by Kwak Kyung-taek, of Friend and Friend 2 fame. Between the two of them, the performers have over 60 films under their belts, and they are slated to... More »


Chungmuro/Film News
Kim Nam-gil leads his band of Joseon pirates
by | December 12, 2013 | 53 Comments
I really hope the upcoming action film Pirate turns out to be as fun as it looks, because it’s being promoted as a high-budget historical adventure blockbuster and the stills make it look like a roarin’ good time. Sort of Pirates of the Caribbean meets Joseon action sageuk, which cannot possibly go wrong, can it?... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
Kim Jong-min and Cha Tae-hyun stick with 1 Night 2 Days
by | November 11, 2013 | 52 Comments
girlfriday: The verdict is in: Sunday night variety show 1 Night 2 Days will be going ahead with Season 3 and members Kim Jong-min and Cha Tae-hyun will be staying on. Buh-bye, Yoo Hae-jin, Lee Su-geun, Uhm Tae-woong, and Sung Shi-kyung. javabeans: I’m surprised anybody’s staying behind. After the last announcement about the projected departures,... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1N2D loses more members, recasts for Season 3
by | November 6, 2013 | 110 Comments
Speaking of variety shows that have gone on too long, there’s a large-scale shake-up in store for KBS’s once-flagship Sunday variety show 1 Night 2 Days. On the heels of losing its youngest member, Joo-won, the show is also losing its main MC, Lee Su-geun… and potentially (probably) three others. My first reaction was that... More »


Chungmuro/Film Reviews
Movie Review: Tazza: The High Rollers
by | August 5, 2013 | 19 Comments
Although it would fail to reach the lofty numbers set by The Host in the summer, Tazza: The High Rollers would turn out to be the big film of the fall of 2006. Building upon the success of his heist film of 2004, The Big Swindle, director Choi Dong-hoon’s Tazza returns to the world of... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 444
by | June 29, 2013 | 134 Comments
EPISODE 444. Broadcast on June 23, 2013. javabeans: So here we are for Part 2 of the Bokbulbok Trip, where the show has to go to Joo-won’s hometown (Seoul), in the luxury RV, wearing team T-shirts (which got swapped for slightly more embarrassing outfits), with a stop along the way (to a member’s home), with... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 443
by | June 22, 2013 | 68 Comments
EPISODE 443. Broadcast on June 16, 2013. girlfriday: The boys gather outside KBS for a new trip, and there’s a big fanfare over props today. Either it’s a special, or someone just really wanted to empty out the prop truck. javabeans: I would like to take this moment to point out that if you call... More »


Sitcoms/Variety Shows
1 Night 2 Days: Episode 442
by | June 15, 2013 | 58 Comments
EPISODE 442. Broadcast on June 9, 2013. javabeans: So this is Part 2 of the Yoona-Kimchi-Eel-Fishing-Taste-Matching special, and our two teams have both gotten a chance to sample their main ingredient. Now it’s time to figure out what foods best complement them. girlfriday: Each team has sent a member out to sea, and Tae-hyun lands... More »