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Madonna (Korea) / Opened July 2 Drama. Directed by Shin Su-wonHae-rim (Seo Young-hee), a jaded nurse working in the VIP ward of a luxe hospital, is approached by Sang-woo, the son of a wealthy patient awaiting a heart transplant....

‘Magic Mike’ sequel should have stuck to what it does best

You can’t tease everyone.Unfortunately, the hotly anticipated stripper sequel “Magic Mike XXL” tries to do just that, resulting in a Bud Light version of Steven Soderbergh’s original, surprise-hit home brew. By trying to appea...

Eyelike: Joy Williams, Neil Young + Promise of the Real, Pete Rock

Joy Williams goes solo and bares soulJoy Williams “Venus” (Sensibility/Columbia)Nearly 20 minutes into “Venus,” an acoustic guitar emerges from the computer clamor that fills most of the album. The refreshing sound of an actua...

Kim Hye-soo, Ahn Sung-ki, JK Youn to receive Asia-Pacific film awards

Actress Kim Hye-soo (“Coin Locker Girl”), actor Ahn Sung-ki (“Revivre”) and director JK Youn (“Ode to My Father”) have been chosen by the Asia-Pacific Producers Network to win this year’s APN Award.  The award is given to ...