Arts & Culture

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The (Re?)Rise of the Idol Band

Guitar-playing idols aim to go mainstream
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Adventures in Liminality

Jeon Sungtae’s ‘Wolves’ is Korean literature in a non-Korean setting
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New Trend: Celebrities’ Families

Family variety shows get ratings, but depictions of the lifestyles of the rich and famous may be depressing viewers
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The Subjectivity of Film Criticism

Noir-thriller ‘Real’ critically panned, but not everyone agrees
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Bucheon Film Fest to Showcase Jeon Do-yeon Special Program

Asia’s largest genre film festival celebrates the career of one of Korea’s most revered actresses
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Youn’s Kitchen: Where Your Dreams Come True

Producer Na Young-seok conjures another hit with a dose of vicarious satisfaction
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Graphic Understanding

Hong Yeon-Sik’s manhwa “Uncomfortably Happily” explores marriage, success and contemporary Korean society
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Gummy Returns After Nine Years

From jazz to hip-hop, ‘Stroke’ is a decidedly unique comeback