K-Pop is the leading trend these days, there is no doubt about it; it does not only stand for a change of power on the charts, no: the door to South Korea’s cultural and commercial invasion of western markets has been blown wide open. It comes as no surprise that more K-talents have been set […]

Musicals are a rarity in South Korean cinema, even if there are South Korean productions out there with traces of music themes, thrown into the middle of the film or found close to the end credits – but that does not qualify those movies as musicals. Swing Kids, directed by Kang Hyeong-cheol (Tazza: The Hidden Card), […]

It rarely happens that a band, one that usually plays in front of huge crowds, performs an intimate gig in an unexpected venue. Coldrain, formed over a decade ago in Japan, gained their worldwide recognition in 2013, when they signed a deal with British company Raw Power Management; the act opened up many new doors […]

BTS’s concerts at Wembley Stadium marked a pivotal moment in the band’s global ascendency. Razed to the ground and rebuilt in the early 2000s, the new Wembley Stadium was unveiled to the public in 2007 and has been the site for many iconic sporting and music events since. BTS are the first South Korean musicians […]

The decision to leave one’s home country is never easy and no one really knows what awaits them out there. Oleg by Juris Kursietis weaves its way along this line, painting a relatable immigrant story of Oleg (Valentin Novopolskij), a Latvian butcher who moves to Belgium in search of a better life. He gets a job […]

Black6ix, a group of young men of infinite possibilities, debuted in April 2017 under Black Hole Entertainment in Seoul, South Korea. Since then, the boy group has already made its mark outside of their home country – in Japan, Brasil and just recently, in Hungry, Romania and Bulgaria which they took by the storm with […]

They say you never forget your first love. In this case, teenager Silvia (Luiza Kosovski) is so adamant to get back her Romeo that she turns to bloody sacrifice and revival voodoo. Brazilian filmmaker Alice Furtado’s feature-length debut is a swirling fever dream of obsession, mourning, and a cold apathy towards the world. Taking a […]