Son Ye-jin Opens City

Korean actress Son Ye-jin and the main cast of movie “Open City” attended a special movie screening for the press on Jan 4…

Son Ye-jin at Open City press conference

Son Ye-jin is starring as a gang leader who often uses her beauty to deceit others; Kim Myung Min stars as a detective that is tracking down that gang… and both of them somehow fell in love. Both the police and gangs won’t be happy about that obviously.

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Son Ye-jin to star as pickpocket

Korean actress Son Ye-jinKorean actress Son Ye-jin will star as a pickpocket in her next movie.

The movie is about the combat between the Korean police and an organized pickpocket gang. Son Ye-jin is starring as one of the gang leader who often used her sexiness to charm her prey. The drama happens when Son fell in love with one of the inspector (starring Kim Myung-min) that is fighting against her…

This is the first movie from Son Ye-jin since “Art of Seduction” in 2005. Hopefully this will be a good movie.

Son Ye-jin and Kim Ah-jong, O-HUI CF

Korean commercial featuring famous actresses Son Ye-jin and Kim Ah-jong, for O-HUI’s sunblock product…

Korean old ladies like Rain

Korean artist RainKorean TV station MBC has conducted a survey among Koreans from teenage to 70s in age… Rain is the favourite male artist among ladies in their 70s lol.

Some other stats… actor Jang Dong-gun is favourite among ladies ranged from 30s to 60s; Jo In-sung is favourite among 20s.

Kim Tae-hee is the favourite among guys in teenage, 20s and 40s; Son Ye-jin the favourite among 30s.

43rd Korean Baeksang Arts Awards winning list

The winners of 43rd Korean Baeksang Arts Awards 2007.


Daesang award (First prize or Big prize) – War of Flowers
Best film – The Host
Best director – Choi Dong-hoon (War of Flowers)
Best new director – Jeon Gye-soo (The Ghost Theater)
Best actor – Ryu Seung-beom (Bloody Tie)
Best actress – Yeom Jeong-ah (The Old Garden)
Best new actor – Jeong Ji-hoon (I’m a Cyborg, but it’s Ok)
Best new actress – Park Si-yeon (The Fox Family)
Best screen writing – Lee Hae-jun and Lee Hae-yeong (Like a Virgin)
Popularity award – Lee Jun-ki and Kim Tae-hee


Daesang award (First prize or Big prize) – Jumong
Best show (drama) – Seoul 1945
Best show (educational) – SOS 24
Best director – Ahn Pan-suk (Behind the White Tower)
Best new director – Kim Hyeong-sik (Surgeon Bong Da-hee)
Best actor – Kim Myung-min (Behind the White Tower)
Best actress – Son Ye-jin (Alone in Love)
Best new actor – Park Hae-jin (Famous Princesses)
Best new actress – Koh Ara (Snow Flower)
Best screen writing – Jeong Hyeong-su and Choi Wan-gyu (Jumong)
Popularity award – Lee Bum-soo and Han Yeh-seul

Baeksang is considered one of the 3 major movie and TV awards in Korea. Congratulations to all the winners.