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    Five breathtaking scenic sites
    December 16, 2013, No comments

    In South Korea not only buildings are being treated as national treasures but landscapes, as well, if they are deemed to be important for some reason or particularly beautiful. These landscapes are called ‘scenic…

  • Lee Seok-chul plays the impulisve Icheon in My Boy (Credit: BIFF Press Kit)
    5 Korean Films to Look For from BIFF 2013
    November 15, 2013, No comments

    A month has passed since the Busan International Film Festival wrapped up and I’ve finally had to time to decompress and reflect on my film bonanza. I watched 21 films over 13 days (and held down a day job and blogged and…

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    Jay Park in London
    November 13, 2013, No comments

    Jay Park has been spending a lot of time in Europe lately after his European tour, he has just finished his collaboration with Dok2 in Paris! Here is our coverage of Jay’s very first London concert! A couple of days…

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    Chrysanthemum Flower Festival at Jogyesa
    November 8, 2013, No comments

    The good thing about living in a country with 4 seasons is that the impermanence of living things become more apparent through the changes in the surrounding eg. climate, weather, fashion and nature.  In spring, spring…

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    Korean Movie Industry
    November 5, 2013, No comments

    Korean movie was first screened in the early 1900. It began with the short film. In this era, many movie houses was built and showed short movies. In year of 50′s and 60′s there was a movie hit named Barefooted…

  • Open Talk with filmmakers Quentin Tarantino and Bong Joon Ho, BIFF 2013
    Bye-Bye BIFF
    October 18, 2013, No comments

    I’m sad to say that the 18th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) wrapped last Saturday. BIFF is Asia’s largest film festival and one of my favourite events of the year, this year running from Oct 3-12. This year’s…