Kim Jae Joong’s ‘The Rebirth of J’ Tour in Seoul on ‘Play to Stage’ Radio Program [REVIEW]

Kim Hyo Sang’s Play to Stage
[Episode 47] We will review a concert, Kim Jaejoong’s concert!
February 2, 2017

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The Hollywood Reporter Reviews ‘Haemoo’ At 2014 TIFF

Courtesy of Toronto International Film Festival

Courtesy of Toronto International Film Festival

The Bottom Line
A possible riveting nightmare fogged up by concessions to blockbuster conventions.

Toronto International Film Festival (Gala Presentations); also San Sebastian International Film Festival (Competition)

Shim Sung-bo

Kim Yoon-seok, Park Yoo-chun, Han Ye-ri, Moon Sung-keun

Bong Joon-ho produced and co-wrote first-time director Shim Sung-bo’s thriller about a fishing-boat crew’s descent into red mist after a botched human-trafficking operation

Quite a few recent Korean movies are obsessed with representing China as an external threat to security and order at home. There’s a Korean-Chinese mob wreaking havoc in Seoul in the high-octane thriller The Yellow Sea, for example, and The Thieves‘ über-villain is a Chinese underworld kingpin. With Haemoo, screenwriter-turned-director Shim Sung-bo subverts this long-running equation by revealing the possibilities of Koreans being in the wrong when people from the two cultures collide, as he adapts Kim Min-jung‘s play about the real-life incidence of a Korean fishing boat crew casting the bodies of 25 Chinese illegal immigrants aboard after a botched smuggling operation.

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JYJ’s Jaejoong Reviews Songs from His ‘WWW :: Who When Why’ Album

With his return with a first full-length album entitled, WWW :: Who When Why, JYJ’s Jaejoong has managed to top the iTunes and domestic charts with songs of different genres. Amidst his return to the music industry, Naver Music recently published a special article featuring the story behind his album production and also his reviews on each 13 tracks from the album.

Without further ado, check out Jaejoong’s album description after the jump!


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XIA 2012 Single Album ‘Uncommitted’ Album + MV [REVIEW]


After his great success with magic curse, Tarantallegra, XIA JUNSU released another single with one new song, a remix version of Tarantallegra and their instrumental tracks as a taste shot for his repackaged album. We heard much news about Junsu in New York and his corporation with American producers. There were many K-Pop singers who worked in the US and promoted their music to Americans, including JYJ, and we all know the level of Junsu’s English-let’s-not mention-“OmgSun”- therefore I was worrying about Junsu. Still, I didn’t lose hope in Junsu’s hardworking and born-to-sing spirit.

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