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New Kdramas 2013

The 2013 Highest Rated KDramas
The 2013 Highest Rated Kdramas

The 2013 Highest Rated KDramas

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The weekend dramas “The Wang Family” and “Cheer Up Mr. Kim” tied for second place with ratings of 28.5 percent. The Wang Family, which included Jang Yong, Kim Hae Sook, Oh Hyun Kyung and Jo Sung Ha among its huge cast, focused on the problems of a family”s successive generations. “Cheer Up Mr. Kim,” starring Yang Jin Woo, Choi Jung Yoon, Wang Ji Hye and Kim Dong Wan, told the story of a man who worked as a housekeeper to support his four children.

Among the weekday dramas, the top winner is the Korean-American co-production “The Heirs,” which started out slow but reached 25.6 percent in the ratings, with an overall average of 16.7 percent. The drama”s stars Lee Min Ho, Park Shin Hye and Kim Woo Bin attracted a large and loyal fan base.

Next up was the paranormal courtroom drama “I Hear Your Voice,” starring Lee Bo Young, Yoon Sang Hyun and Lee Jong Suk. The drama reached 24.1 percent in the ratings with an overall average of 18.8 percent.

Bobby Kim Reinterprets Cho Yong Pil's Wonder 2013 Hit 'Bounce'
Bobby Kim Reinterprets Cho Yong Pil's Wonder 2013 Hit 'bounce'

Bobby Kim Reinterprets Cho Yong Pil's Wonder 2013 Hit 'Bounce'

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Previously, Bobby Kim become in the 7thround of the MBC factdisplay I am a Singer in October 2011 throughout the "Cho Yong Pil Special" and was given wonderfulreports for his rearrangement of "Trek into the Past." During the broadcast, Cho Yong Pil acknowledged to Bobby Kim, "Go forth with your own personality," encouraging him to explore his own interpretations of the music.

allkpop's Most sensible 50 K-Pop MVs of 2013: 1-25

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Despite being their sole Korean comeback for 2013, Girls' Generation had one heck of a year with the colourful video for their trend-setting song, "I Got a Boy". While the video was necessarily your usual SM Entertainment fare- box video, Matrix-cam, just one love hobby to proportion between the complete girls - it brought a super number of attention. Fan ballotingreceived the video overseas aid when it won the Best Music Video Award at the 1st ever YouTube awards. IGAB went directly to be named the fifth-biggest song of the year by Time Magazine, beating out heavy-hitters like Lorde's "Royals", Miley Cyrus's "We Can't Stop", or even the juggernaut that was Anna Kendrick's "Cups". The video featured some of Girl's Generations most advanced choreography to date, courtesy of NappyTabs of 'So You have faith you lot studiedYou'll be ready to Dance' fame, in addition some of their wildest fashion so far. While the song and video were enjoyed by some and hated by others, nobody could deny the largehave an effect on it had in 2013.

Core Contents Media is infamous for their dramatic, big-budget drama MVs. While they have been known to move for fantastical, improbablereviews - equivalent to T-ara's supernatural "Day by Day" or Gangkiz's Euholiday in "Honey Honey", this year, they grew to become the highlight to very genuineoccasions that took place not that long ago. SPEED's "Sad Promise" is an epic tribute to the lives and tumultuous times of South Korea of the early 80's, that specialize inthe private lives of a couple of fictional infantrymen and civilians for more of a slice-of-life story than a history lesson. The whole mini-drama spans across 3 music videos and clocks in at about a half an hour long, making it one of CCM's most ambitious projects to date.

We all know to be expecting strange, interesting, and experimental stuff from G-Dragon when he sets to work, and he for suredid not disappoint in 2013. Perhaps most appealing was his video for "Who You?", which placed him in a literal glass house, surrounded by his fans. The video was partly filmed by his own cameras, but was also filmed by his fans, as their photos of the development was used in the overall edit of the video. We've got gotten used to G-Dragon the actor in his music videos, but "Who You?" gave him a possibilitynot to solely be himself in front of his fans, but to collaborate with them for a truly special event.

HanCinema's Year in Review Raine's Best Six Choices of 2013
Hancinema's Year In Review Raine's Best Six Choices Of 2013

HanCinema's Year in Review Raine's Best Six Choices of 2013

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The more thing I love about this drama is how clearly the entire characters trade one another from starting to end, even the valiant, intelligent, noble Soo-ha. The villian wasn"t a senseless badguy there to plague the great guys. He actually garnered a little of empathy and got here to a very powerful realization by the end. Plus, he was wonderfully played by Jeong Woong-in. Sure, the law was a child"s plaything in the storyline, but that didn"t really matter. What mattered was that this drama i used to be at all times in the moment, appropriate there with Soo-ha and Hye-sung, watching them have interaction with the other two marvelous leads who also learned as during the drama. By episode 18, now not one consumer was left unchanged or without a slightly of wisdom to stroll away with, adding me.

Ah, high school angst at its best. "Monstar" hit me your entire right tactics as it addressed all the other ways children suffer and grow in prime college and how adults do the similar in conjunction with them. It also offered me to how amazing Yong Joon-hyung is as an actor. He was my secret treasure in finding for the year. (Kang Ee-sik as Park Kyu-dong as well!) They can't be discussed alone: all the participants of colour Bar were skillfully acted, wonderfully understated, and wonderful musicians. I loved the open-endedness of the finishing despite the pacing flaws all around the quick run of the drama (it was only twelve episodes).

As a musician, a cellist, I reveled in the reality that Kang Ha-neul played cello (badly, but still played) and that track was a well-integrated key in the drama. I loved finding the talents, like beatboxing Park Kyu-sun and sweet-voiced Kim Min-yeong, and re-experiencing the skills of the idol actors like Dahee and Yong Joon-hyung. 

HanCinema's Drama Review 'Who Are You - 2013'
Hancinema's Drama Review 'who Are You - 2013'

HanCinema's Drama Review 'Who Are You - 2013'

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The things that make "Who Are You - 2013" appealing are all associated with its other method in comparison to maximum dramas in the romance genre. For one, the series feels more like a mystery/suspense one. Yes, romance does have its position in it, principally for what it does for Si-on as an individual in the procedure of her healing, yet it's miles never the sole or greatest focus. whilst the 2 male leads are given a huge number of screen time and focus, this may be in the long run a sequence about Si-on and hence her story, which in itself is uncommon in Korean drama. The loss of standard tropes corresponding to a difference at school between the romantic pairing, lack of circle of relatives involvement and other such components also make this feel fairly trendy and surely no longer at the soapy side. While predictable in some parts, the series also delivers a couple of great twists by way of Si-on"s beyond and the development which caused it all, which stay one guessing all over all the time.

While the acting isn't similarly just right by all involved, Taecyeon in specific suffering to be watchable, the characters make for some interesting relationships. The most important pair are, above all else, partners and pals and it's stunning that the series does now not let the enchantment between them by some means exchange that. There is respect, there is being concerned and co-operation. The romance itself also is not presented in an overly fairytale-like manner, either characters acknowledging they are at the early stages of liking every other when it does kick in. The secondary characters are, with multiple exceptions, sensible in serving the plot and therefore feel like they belong. And here is the overall feeling the series gives. It had a tale to inform and did it, it felt coherent.

Of course, sure performances aside, as mentioned, the series does have its issues too. While the case-per-episode layout starts things off, it is instantly deserted in prefer of the central plot. While one of the previous instances do come again later on, in some ways, they most commonly feel like an creation and the format switch feels a bit of badly planned. it's also quite irritating that, regardless of Si-on being a robust individual that makes sense and capable despite her pain, she is victimized just about in each episode, to serve the plot and to have Geon-woo save her time and time again. it's the vintage damsel in misery trope and it sounds like a reasonable effort to sauce up the romance and carry Geon-woo, but an needless one, since characterization does it without the desire for turning Si-on into a punching bag for thrills.

HanCinema's Year in Review William's most sensible 10 videos 2013
Hancinema's Year In Review William's Most Sensible 10 Videos 2013

HanCinema's Year in Review William's most sensible 10 videos 2013

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The funny thing about rape is how the duty is at all times on the woman. I don"t mean in the sense of stigma- in relation to combating rape or teaching individuals or bringing the perpetrators to justice, it"s constantly girls who need to have the firm to get anything done. The simple-minded lead in Fatal is the one user dumb enough to wonder just why that is. "Fatal" is an unsettling take-down of rape culture, examining in close detail the style men shrug off any responsiblity they'll have so a ways as any person else"s trouble is concerned. The movie is aggravating stuff, with precisely the sort of harsh messaging we want to be hearing more of in this trendy age.

In action films, most often the key character in any given scene is the person who can beat up the entire others in a fight, whether that arena be fisticuffs or simply having the ability to turn out the alternative guy"s a mendacity asshole. "The Fake" takes this concept to a horrifically dark extreme. Our hero"s a vicious psychopath who"s only doing the correct thing because one of the vital bad guys pissed him off. Other weak-willed characters without the tummy for this type of nauseating violence and brutality are forced to make tricky alternatives about what the perfect process action is in a global that favors monsters. the result's a horrifically dark, soul-crushing paintings that begs a massive number of questions about the folks and gods we put our religion in- it"s incredibly deep contemplative stuff. Not just the simplest film of 2013- The pretend without problems merits attention as the perfect films of all time.

"The Fake"  "The Terror Live" "Happiness for Sale" "Montage" "My Little Hero"   > "The New World"  "Miracle in Cell No.7"  

Which KDramas Made The Cut At The Seoul International Drama Awards?
Which Kdramas Made The Cut At The Seoul International Drama Awards?

Which KDramas Made The Cut At The Seoul International Drama Awards?

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Korean actor, Bool Am Choi, is the head judge for the final selection of awards. Choi made his drama debut in 1967 when he appeared in "Grand Prince Suyang.. He appeared in dramas such as "Chief Inspector," "Country Diaries" and "You and I. In 2008 he won the year"s Star Awards at the 3rd Seoul International Drama Awards.

"A wide range of dramas are submitted to the Seoul Drama Awards every year regardless of nationality and genre," said Bool. "In particular, great dramas acclaimed for both cinematic quality and popularity have been selected to mark this year"s 10th Seoul Drama Awards."

Nominees for Best Actor include Ji Sung, who starred in "Kill Me Heal Me," Terrence Howard in the American drma "Empire," Adrien Brody in the American drama "Houdini," Florian Lukas in the German drama "We Did It For The Money" and Shaohua Ma in the Chinese drama "Deng Xiaoping."

B2M Entertainment Revealed to Finish Contract With Lee Hyori Since 2013, + Still Support Her Activities
B2M Entertainment Revealed To Finish Contract With Lee Hyori Since 2013, + Still Support Her Activities

B2M Entertainment Revealed to Finish Contract With Lee Hyori Since 2013, + Still Support Her Activities

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Lee Hyori and B2M Entertainment already ended their contract in August 2013. As Lee Hyori and Gil Jong Hwa have known each other since the Fin.K.L days, they′ve remained close and supported each other in the business. After Lee Hyori got married, she hasn′t done any particular promotions, so they are currently walking different paths.

The CEO added, "It′s been a while since the contract ended and Lee Hyori has been doing her personal activities. We′ve just helped support her."

"The word ′contract′ does not match with Lee Hyori. Even when she was with B2M Entertainment, she didn′t take a signing bonus. I hope no misunderstandings rise from this."

Lee Jong-suk and Kim Woo-bin's Friendship is More Beautiful Than Ko Nam-Soon and Park Heung-Soo From "School 2013"

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Lee and Kim have been friends since they were models. Kim debuted in 2008 as a fashion model under the name of Kim Hyeon-joong. He said, "Lee Jong-suk was already a model when I got there. He was a senior so I used to bow to him".

Kim Woo-bin followed Lee Jong-suk into acting and have been good friends ever since. Kim Woo-bin also made a surprise appearance at Lee Jong-suk"s fan meeting last year.

Will Kdramas Without Love Story Succeed?
Will Kdramas Without Love Story Succeed?

Will Kdramas Without Love Story Succeed?

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In the popular tvN Friday Saturday drama Mi Saeng, love story is virtually nonexistent as the drama only deals with the lives of the entry level young professionals. In the tvN Monday Tuesday drama "Liar Game," the characters focus more on the psychology of humans when it comes to a grand award of ten million dollars, rather than a love story.