What makes music fans enthusiastic about K-pop? Is it the melody, talent or idols themselves? With several boy and girl groups debuting each month, it’s an arduous task for anyone to keep up with new acts on the market, nevertheless, one thing is certain, merely a handful of groups become successful. The Boyz have somewhat […]

Go Tae-seob a.k.a Holland, is shaping out to be the most outspoken advocate for LGBTQIA rights in his native country of South Korea. The artist himself came out as gay when he debuted and now he brings his own experiences, and fights against inequality, in his music. To him, music has also become an effective […]

It’s no secret that modern technology is not meant to last the test of time. Apple and Samsung have both been fined for deliberately slowing down their devices after two years and everyone knows that whatever electronic device you bought five years ago won’t be able to compete with what’s available right now. So, with […]

Get ready for full throttle thrills and intense action in Zackary Adler’s The Courier! Olga Kurylenko plays a tough motorbike courier whose delivery is interrupted when she discovers one of the packages she’s transporting is a bomb. The explosive device is set to kill the only witness able to testify in Washington DC against ruthless […]

Independent films, whether they are feature, short or documentaries, have had, so far, a diminutive impact on the film industry, with few exceptions. However, the situation has been slowly changing thanks to various film professionals, including actors and producers who have grasped the urgency of promoting independent cinema and bring new events to promote the […]

The evolution of art throughout history has always been exciting. With various movements, including Impressionism, Fauvism and Expressionism, Cubism, Abstract Expressionism, and now pausing on Postmodernism and Deconstructivism, art grew into a powerful tool in defining the society we live in. With the current spectrum of art being hugely diverse, artists’ approach to their own […]

Before moving behind a camera, Lee Byeong-heon worked as a writer, script editor and actor. He gained huge popularity in 2015 when he released Twenty, a coming-of-age film starring Kim Woo-bin, Lee Jun-ho, and Kang Ha-neul, the biggest stars of their generation. After Twenty, he went on to direct web drama Be Positive (2016) and […]

Train to Busan (2016) established that there is both room and potential for zombie flicks in Korean cinema, and there has been a flood of undead-themed films and TV series in the past few years, with their makers hell-bent on achieving the same success as Yeon Sang-ho‘s action thriller. Some of the K-zombie projects, surprisingly, […]

In the early hours of the morning on April 16th 2014, followed by heart-wrenching days of rescue, the hearts of the South Korean nation broke as one as the ferry MV Sewol sank and claimed the lives of 304 passengers and crew members. The tragedy was made worse as 250 of the victims were juniors […]

A fried chicken restaurant and a highly incompetent narcotic squad – what could possibly go wrong? Extreme Job is Lee Byeong-heon’s newest production that has unexpectedly become the second highest grossing film in the history of Korean cinema, with over $120 million box-office profit against a $5.8 million budget – it is no wonder that a Hollywood […]