Choi Ji-woo

“Which one did you think is the most beautiful?” It was one obvious conversation opener at the bar after the screening of E J-yong’s Actresses, in which six of Korea’s top actresses aged from their early 20s to their 60s, gather for a Vogue photoshoot in a film which its director calls “part reality show, […]

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Choi Ji-woo in demand for girl talk

by Philip Gowman 28 October 2011
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I love these polls: Choi Ji-woo chosen as Japan’s most wanted hallyu star for “girls’ talk” in a hotel. Next come Girls Generation and Kara. Source: via @hancinema Keywords: People: Choi Ji-woo

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Stairway to Heaven: over-rated?

by Saharial 5 September 2009
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Saharial‘s first Korea TV drama review – and she has her doubts about one of the most popular ones. I am a busy gal and simply do NOT have time to waste on a drama that doesn’t push all the right buttons for me. I have been lucky though, that in all this time there […]

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LKL 2008 Quiz of the year – the answers

by Philip Gowman 1 January 2009
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LKL’s annual quiz about the year’s events in Korea, including plenty of celebrity trivia.

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Easter celebrity round-up

by Philip Gowman 22 March 2008
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It’s been a while since I rounded up some of the celebrity news as an excuse for posting some pictures, so here’s some recent items: First – Brits with Korean connections: Korea Beat has a translation of an interview with David Beckham, recently in Korea with LA Galaxy Kate Moss gets an advertising contract with […]

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Korea’s most beautiful face

by Philip Gowman 22 June 2006

After yesterday’s heavy post, something a bit lighter. Kim Hye-soo has been voted Korea’s most beautiful face. The picture in the Chosun news story is a fairly low-key affair – but you can find far more glamorous images by googling her name. The image here is a still from the film Hypnotized aka Faceless Beauty. […]

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