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All Aboard for Galaxy Express

All Aboard for Galaxy Express

It’s time to take a journey of punk rock music with Galaxy Express one of the performers for the Korea Rocks UK Tour. Galaxy Express, a garage rock and punk rock band, was formed in 2006. The band consists of three members: Lee Ju Hyun (Vocal/Bass), Park Jong Hyun (Vocal/Guitar), and Kim Hee Kwon (Drum/Shout). […]

A Werewolf Boy (2012)

A Werewolf Boy (2012)

Director: Jo Sung Hee Casts: Song Joong Ki, Park Bo Young, and Yoo Yeon Seok Genre: Romance, Fantasy and Drama Running Time: 125 minutes A family move to the country side as their teenage daughter Soon Hee (Park Bo Young) suffers from a lung ailment. While they get used to their new home and surroundings, […]

The Harmonium in My Memory (1999)

The Harmonium in My Memory (1999)

Director: Lee Young Jae Casts: Jeon Do Yeon, Lee Byung Hun, and Lee Mi Yeon Genre: Romance Running Time: 143 minutes Kang Su Ha (Lee Byung Hun), who just graduated with a major in Education, comes to a small country town as a primary school teacher. A 17 year old student named Hong Yeon (Jeon […]

Goonam Brings in the Retro Folk Rock Music

Goonam Brings in the Retro Folk Rock Music

As Korea Rocks comes to the UK we will be providing you profiles on the bands that will be playing in the Camden Barfly on the 28th. In this first instalment we profile a great band with a unique sound. The folk rock indie band Goonamguayeoridingstella or Goonam for short, play a mix of rock, […]

HaHaHa (2010)

HaHaHa (2010)

Director: Hong Sang Soo Casts: Kim Sang Kyung, Bang Jong Sik, and Moon So Ri Genre: Comedy, Romance, and Drama Running Time: 116 minutes Rating: 18 Jo Moon Kyeong (Kim Sang Kyung), a movie director, meets Bang Jong Sik (Yu Jun Sang), a poet near the mountains. They sit down to have makgeoli while sharing […]

Meet ‘Down-to-Earth’ Moon So Ri

Meet ‘Down-to-Earth’ Moon So Ri

4th April is the day when Moon So Ri, one of the Year of the 4 Actors, came to London to attend the film screening HaHaHa and Q&A session at the BAFTA Piccadilly. Before her visit, the Korean Cultural Centre UK showed five films which she starred in including Oasis and A Good Lawyer’s Wife. […]

My Wife is a Gangster (2001)

My Wife is a Gangster (2001)

Director: Jo Jin Gyu Casts: Shin Eun Kyung, Park Sang Myeon, Ahn Jae Mo, Choi Eun Ju, Kim In Kwon, Shim Won Cheol, and Choi Min Su Genre: Comedy and Action Running Time: 110 minutes Certi: 18 (South Korea) Eun Jin (Shin Eun Kyung), known as ‘Mantis’, is the second in command in the gangster […]

War of the Words: North Korea and its threats machine

War of the Words: North Korea and its threats machine

Over the last couple of weeks tension has been rising in the Korean peninsula with a new leader teasing another and provoking another. You can’t get away from North Korea and their rhetoric; it’s on every major news outlet and is currently the hot topic (although Margaret Thatcher’s death has pushed it further down the […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club