[HanCinema's Film Review] "Father and Son: The Story of Mencius" + DVD Giveaway 2016/12/31,
In the cutthroat world of South Korean education, success goes to those who can score an apartment in a gentrified area with good schools. So it is with fishmonger Man-soo (played by Cho Jae-hyun), who following the story of Mencius, drags his son Sa-seong (played by Lee In-I) to Seoul in the hopes of getting him a better education. Alas, Sa-seong would rather just sing songs and hang out with local bad girl Hyeon-jeong (played by So Yi-hyun), whose own father figure Kang-doo (played by Son Chang-min) brought her to Seoul with the same gambit in mind,...More
Seoul to preserve modern landmarks 2012/06/10, Source,
By Kim Rahn The late novelist Park Kyung-ni's house and one of the former spy agency's buildings on Mt. Nam will be preserved as cultural heritage sites, according to Seoul City. The city government said Thursday it will select and preserve facilities and sites related to the city's history, culture and lifestyle between 1900 and 2000 as cultural heritages in contemporary periods,...More
A memorial service will be held today for Homer Hulbert, an American missionary, journalist and activist who fought for Korea's freedom and independence during the Japanese colonia,...More
[INTERVIEW] Actor Oh Ji-ho - Part 1 2010/04/09, Source,
Korean actor Oh Ji-ho [photographed by Lee Jin-Hyeok/10Asia] Oh Ji-ho says "I learned how to really use my eyes" on 'The Slave Hunters' The time has come finally to bid farewell to KBS TV series "The Slave Hunters". What kind of ending will come for this extraordinary drama -- which showed off fantastic imagery from the start, breaking records in viewership rating with terrifying speed and at the same time carried a fairly weighty political discussion? One does not know but one thing is for sure; that the key belongs to character Song Tae-ha (played by Oh Ji-ho), who had lived his life being loyal to his master but now dreams of making a better world. Now that even one of his enemies Dae-gil (played by Jang Hyeok) has decided to help him, what kind of dream does he have and how will he achieve them? And what has Oh Ji-do dreamed and achieved during the eight months that he spent portraying Song Tae-ha and unveiled his new possibilities? In a joint press interview held on March 24 -- the day before the final episode of "The Slave Hunters" --- the actor talked about the past eight months he spent working on the show,...More
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