‘On the Beach at Night Alone’ to open in March

Director Hong Sang-soo’s much-talked-about new film will hit local theaters on March 23, according to the production company Jeonwonsa Film Co., Monday.Although the film won Kim Min-hee the Silver Bear award for best actress at t...

[Herald Interview] Behind the charisma, Lee Byung-hun is drawn to subtlety

In one of his most acclaimed performances, Lee Byung-hun plays a gang member ordered to spy on his boss’s wife in director Kim Jee-woon’s 2005 noir “A Bittersweet Life.”The character starts out as a ruthless perfectionist trus...

Ali to sing at Nathan East concert

Korean singer Ali has been invited by legendary bassist Nathan East to perform at his upcoming concert in Seoul as a guest singer, the show’s promoters said. The 32-year-old singer decided to perform with the founding member of j...

[Movie Review] 'Lucid Dream': Unsalvageable mediocrity

Domestic sci-fi crime thriller "Lucid Dream" is the story of a single father who visits his and others' lucid dreams to find clues to track down the kidnapper of his little boy who was spirited away three years ago.For those unfam...

Imagining a 50-year-old Kurt Cobain

Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, who defined grunge and the rise of alternative rock, would have turned 50 on Monday. He remains an enduring cultural presence even for many young people -- but what would he be doing if he were alive?...

Red Velvet’s song is once again ‘weird at first, addictive later’

Red Velvet’s new song “Rookie” has been enjoying a streak of popularity lately, topping charts of major music programs since its Feb. 1 release. For two weeks in a row now, “Rookie” has nabbed first place on music programs “...

BTS reveals powerful new music video for ‘Not Today’

BTS revealed Monday the music video for “Not Today,” a song from the boy band’s new album “You Never Walk Alone,” released Feb. 13. The clip depicts BTS members performing powerful choreography with some 30 background dancers...

Sandara Park shares secrets of looking young at ‘Get It Beauty’

Singer Sandara Park has made her TV show host debut through the local TV show “Get It Beauty 2017,” which discusses makeup tips.Park, also known by her stage name Dara, appeared on the first episode of the latest season of the O...

Former Rainbow member Cho Hyun-young splits with Alex

Cho Hyun-young, formerly a member of the K-pop group Rainbow, recently ended her romantic relationship with the singer Alex, her agency said Monday,MAMA C&C released a statement confirming earlier reports that the 25-year-old sing...

NY's Met Museum offers exercise amid world-class art

“This offers you amazing moments,” said participant Oliver Ryan, who runs a New York corporate wellness company. “We did our first stretch, and there in the vast gallery was Perseus holding the head of Medusa. What hit me was t...

'New Trial' tops weekend,' hitting 1 mln viewers mark

Domestic courtroom drama "New Trial" topped the box office on its first weekend, pushing aside the previous No. 1 "Fabricated City," data showed Monday. (OPUS Pictures)"New Trial" starring Kang Ha-neul and Jung Woo attracted 755,2...

‘Infinite Challenge’ back on air

Entertainment show “Infinite Challenge” on Saturday aired the first of its four-part “best of” series.This follows the show’s three-week hiatus from its usual Saturday prime time slot on MBC.“Infinite Challenge” first began...

g.o.d. wraps up tour in Busan

Boy band g.o.d. on Sunday held a concert in Busan, wrapping up its monthlong tour of six cities across the nation.The concert, held at the Bexco exhibition center, was part of a tour to commemorate the 18th anniversary of the grou...

Twice unveils final teaser image for new album

Twice on Sunday revealed its final teaser image for its new mini album “TWICEcoaster: LANE 2.”Just a day before the album’s official release, the image was released via the official social media accounts of JYP Entertainment. T...

[Herald Interview] Actor Go Soo still unsure after 20 years

With chiseled features and deep dark eyes, Go Soo has earned himself the nickname “the statue of David” among Korean fans -- but his identity as an actor has been less defined. Now nearing 20 years since his debut, the actor had...