All posts by Anne Cole

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August 15, 2013

Korean horrors, dramas, romances and comedies have all achieved international success and critical acclaim. An up-and-coming albeit less-renowned genre is children’s film and television. Whether you are…

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Makguksu: Beating the Summer Heat

August 8, 2013, No comments

Those who love summer sun and Korean food in equal measures can be forgiven for thinking that the two don’t mix. Although vibrant and fun, Korea ...

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K-film Remade

May 10, 2013, No comments

Oldboy. If you’ve seen just one Korean film, chances are this is it. It’s a cult classic, critically acclaimed, and universally loved. Which begs ...

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10 FAVOURITE London Korean Restaurants

March 25, 2013, No comments

London is an exciting place for Korean food right now. It boasts a vast array of Korean eateries, each with its own personality and niche. We’ve had ...

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    A Night Out in London’s Korea Town
    January 21, 2013, 1 Comment

    It may surprise you, but not all Londoners are aware of an area of their city full of Korean people, businesses and customs: New Malden is London’s Korea Town. Once discovered, this vibrant area is enjoyed by Koreans…

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    Why London Korean Film Festival is so important
    January 11, 2013, No comments

    Having attended London Korean Film Festival (LKFF) for the last four years, I’ve always known that this fest is one fun and fascinating event. But it wasn’t until the Korean Cinema Forum 2012 that I realised how seriously…

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    5 Korean Films to Keep Your Festive Spirit High
    January 2, 2013, No comments

    It’s freezing outside so there’s no better time to curl up with a good movie. If you’re bored with every-year repeats or having trouble choosing, look no further; there’s a K-film out there to suit the season,…

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    Capital comparison: London / Seoul
    December 31, 2012, No comments

    Like many others who love to travel, I have a real affinity with capital cities: the buzz, the excitement, the rich culture and the atmosphere give a revealing snapshot of the capital’s home country. I’m constantly…