Arts & Culture

Hadong and Gurye

  Countryside charms and nature's beauty await along the banks of the Seomjingang River   Gazing southeast, the sun rises slowly but surely over the horizon. The Seomjingang River’s pristine waters reflect the morning light…

Old Is New Again

Young entrepreneurs use old buildings to give Seoul new life   “Dull, inert cities, it is true, do contain the seeds of their own destruction and little else. But lively, diverse, intense cities contain the seeds of their own regeneration,…
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Have Fun, Get Informed

‘Ssulzun’ proves a hit by presenting the issues of the day in plain language
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No Easy Predictions

Forecasting box office success can be a fool’s errand
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The 3B Scheme of TV Networks

Babies and young children on screen provide vicarious joy to an increasingly childless society

American Breakthrough?

With her U.S. debut, CL of 2ne1 tries to succeed where other K-pop stars have failed

Rise and Fall of the Cookbang

Are Korean TV’s cooking shows all played out?

Paradise Not So Lost

Reprint of Yi Chongjun’s ‘Your Paradise’ refocuses attention on classic allegorical work

A New Year for Korean Cinema

Array of films to take center stage in 2017

Groundbreaking Year for Korean Cinema

Return of auteurs behind cinema’s local and international success
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Nothing Supernatural About ‘Guardian’ Success

Talented teamwork and patience make tvN’s fantasy romance drama a hit