I’m Livin’ It is the directorial debut of Wong Hing Fan. It stars Aaron Kwok as Bowen, an ex–insurance broker, who it seems has been to prison for embezzlement. A frequent customer at a 24-hour fast food restaurant, clearly meant to be McDonald’s, Bowen is the focal point of the narrative, around which a variety […]

Sunny days are rare in the UK during the Autumn, but who needs them when Ryu Jun-yeol is in London and his bright personality and smile brightens up the day? At one of London’s hotels, the actor greets us with a warm handshake. As we sit comfortably on the Victorian looking sofa, he enthusiastically invites […]

Up amongst Seoul’s rollercoaster of a skyline, Yong-nam (Jo Jung-suk) and Eui-Ju (Lim Yoona) are hurdling from building to building desperately trying to outrun and outsmart the toxic fog slowly following them across the city. Opening up this year’s London East Asia Film Festival, Lee Sang-geun’s feature debut Exit is a joyful, lively but somewhat […]

Summer, a South Korean model, is fierce, confident, positively outspoken and always willing to work hard, whether it’s on the runway or on a photo-shoot she is consistently on top of her game. With extensive work in Korea as well as in Italy, Summer’s ambition to become a more established model is obvious as she […]

“I don’t remember a specific day where I just woke up thinking I’d become an artist” Lee Johan, a.k.a Aivan, explains over an iced tea in one of Seoul’s busy cafes. Aivan only debuted last year, but he has already written a hefty amount of music in that time. It might not have been a […]

Asian cinema and TV have a lot to offer; interesting stories, acting and a well-polished technical side too. With a vast variety of genres to choose from, there is something for everyone. Visually stunning productions such as delicate, warm stories from Japan, suspenseful thrillers from Hong Kong and South Korean horror dripping with violence, have […]

The music business in South Korea is worth billions, with K-pop earning about $5 billion per year. K-Pop is widely appreciated in Europe and it is still, and probably will remain, a global phenomenon. The fact that K-Pop has reached people thousands of miles away from its homeland, and settled in people’s hearts in Europe […]