The World That They Live In / 그들이 사는 세상 / 他们生活的世界 / Worlds Within…… is a Korean TV series. This drama is about the process of a television drama production. Jung Ji Oh is a charismatic drama PD whereas Joo Joon Young is a PD who is direct and confident.
Month: October 2008
Family’s Honor / 가문의영광 / Marrying the Mafia / 家门的荣光 is a Korean drama series. Ha Dan Ah is very dignified and beautiful yet she is also pitiful. Dan Ah was married in her 20’s, but due to an unforeseen event her husband died in a car accident during their honeymoon. She will be pursued by her a man who’s younger than her and a man from a rich family: Lee Kang Suk and Jung Hyun Kyu. The drama will be about the Ha Family and how they try to hold up the reputation of their family name. The drama will also focus on the three siblings; fraternal twin brothers, Soo Young and Tae Young, and younger sister Dan Ah.
My Precious Child / 내사랑 금지옥엽 / My Beloved Children / My Beloved Gem / 我的爱金枝玉叶 is a Korean TV series. After their parents’ divorce, Jang In Ho took care of her younger brother, Shin Ho. In Ho is a radio PD who meets a man with the same first name as her. Lee In Ho is talented singer and composer and is also divorced. He has a dark past as his father committed suicide after his business failure. When they first meet, they don’t get along with each other but as time passes, they begin to fall for each other.
Fate is a Korean movie. Four friends plot their last heist together to steal money from the rival gang. Their bold plan follows through and they succeed in taking the money – until one friend(KWON Sang-woo) betrays the others for a bigger piece of the pie. They are handed over to the mob boss who takes revenge on them. Kang-sup’s leg gets messed up leaving him crippled and Woo-min(SONG Seung-hun) is made to take the blame for the crime and goes to jail. After two years, Woo-min gets an early release. Woo-min wants to put the past behind him but fate wouldn’t let him move on. The more he tries to escape the more it chokes in on him and he is forced to jump back into the dark world to save the ones he loves. Once again, the betrayal and revenge surrounding these men get tangled in a turn.
Hellcats aka Some Like It Hot is a Korean movie. Ah-mi has been a freelance screenwriter for 2 years, but things don’t seem to work out for her. She lives with her bigger sister, Young-mi, because she can’t afford to live on her own. Ah-mi dreams of success and independence, but these seem far-off. She has a boyfriend named Won-suk, a member of an unsuccessful rock band, who is mostly broke. Then one day, she goes out on a blind date and a new guy, Seung-won, enters her life. A guy different from her boyfriend, Won-suk. While this is going on, Young-mi, the collected and sexy interior designer, meets an actor named Kyoung-soo. She gets a good feeling for the guy, but even her confident self gets jumbled up about love when she learns she has menopause. There is also Young-mi’s daughter, Kang-ae. She is a hard-headed high school student, whose current task in life is to figure out a way to get a kiss from her boyfriend, Ho-jae. Kang-ae’s best friend, Mi-ran, a self-proclaimed dating expert, coaches Kang-ae about love. Mi-ran helps Kang-ae plan a strategy for her first kiss, but their scheme goes haywire, and Kang-ae’s first kiss ends up being with Mi-ran. Although different in age, attitude about life, and dating preferences, the three women each learn to find their own unique way to happiness.
The Chaser is a Korean movie. Ex-cop pimp Jung-ho is irritated because his girls keep disappearing without clearing their debts. One night, he gets a call from a customer and sends Mi-jin. Jung-ho realizes the phone number of the customer matches that of the calls the missing girls got last. As something smells fishy, he searches for her. During his search, Jung-ho dents a car in the alley. When Jung-ho spots blood splattered on the driver’s shirt, he senses the man, Young-min, is the suspect. After an intense chase, Jung-ho catches Young-min. But because of Jung-ho’s pretense as a cop, they are both taken to the police station. At the station, the man bluntly confesses he has killed the missing women, and the last girl, Mi-jin, may still be alive. As the whole police force is obsessed with a random search for corpses, Jung-ho is the only one who believes Mi-jin is still alive. With only 12 hours left to detain the serial killer without a warrant, Jung-ho’s hunt begins, searching for Mi-jin entrapped in a place nobody knows.
The Happy Life is a Korean movie. Sang-woo, the leader of college rock band Volcano, dies and sets up a reunion for Gi-yeong and the other members of the group. Former bass player Seong-wook lives a hand-to-mouth existence working two jobs. Drummer Hyeok-su is a single father struggling to make a living as a car salesman. The jobless lead guitarist Gi-yeong dreams of taking over Volcano as the new frontman. When he suggests they reform the band while the old friends reminisce at the funeral, they all spurn the idea. But Gi-yeong persists and gets each to relent, setting the stage for a rock and roll reunion.
Do Re Mi Fo So La Si Do is a Korean movie. Young music-loving Eun-gyu (Geun-seok Jang) falls in love with Jeong Won (Ye-ryeon Cha) but rival Hee-won (Ee-cheol Jeong) attempts to wedge them apart.
Off Road is a Korean movie. Sang-hoon who used to be a bank clerk, drivers a taxi now. He wants to break up with his girlfriend Ju-hee for her future but she makes one last proposition to him. Unexpectedly the plan changes as Sang-hoon ends up as a bank robber’s hostage being coerced into joining the thief on a journey across the country. Dead-end lives are portrayed in this road movie.
Smile Babo aka Life Is Beautiful is a Korean movie. This is a Korean comedy about two very silly guys . Two of Korea’s leading comic actors Choi Sung Kook (Master Kims) and Gong Hyung Jin (Marrying the Mafia 3) pair up in Life is Beautiful, the Korean version of Dumb and Dumber. Directed by Choi Jin Won (Mr. Socrates), this lighthearted comedy is about two eccentric lowbrows who discover their own humorous ways of jumping over life’s many huddles.
A surprisingly entertaining blend of humor and pathos, Life Is Beautiful gently holds up a mirror to reflect some of the illogical silliness that exist among so-called “normal” people who are often too quick to judge others as being “different”.
Daehan and Mingook are best friends, but their intelligence is a bit lacking. Daehan is a romantic guy who dreams of marrying his childhood friend Jieun. As the two bumble through the storyline, the movie develops when Daehan heads to a nearby military base motivated by Jieun’s casual comments that a man is not truly a man until his military duties are complete.