Smith, Robbie pour on the charm in sharp ‘Focus’

If the mark of a good con artist is that he or she makes you think you know exactly what’s going on ― when of course you haven’t a clue ― that’s also the mark of a good con-artist movie, isn’t it? To make you feel like you t...

Eyelike: Imagine Dragons, Sweet & Lynch, Sisqo

Imagine Dragons Imagine Dragons“Smoke + Mirrors”(Interscope)Imagine Dragons’ second studio album, “Smoke + Mirrors,” is certainly one of the more technically ambitious releases of this young year. It’s a boisterous but hit-a...

[Herald Interview] Big ideas in Steve Barakatt’s upcoming Seoul concert

Long loved in Korea for gentle tunes such as “Rainbow Bridge” and “Day by Day,” composer and pianist Steve Barakatt has returned this time with an epic symphony that he hopes will “wow” fans.Barakatt will be showcasing, for ...

Gov't to invest W380 bln in animation, character industries by 2019

The government said Thursday it will invest a total of 380 billion won ($345.8 million) in nurturing the domestic animation and character industries by 2019 to help them tap deeper into overseas markets.  The investment plan was...