[J-Movie] Rurouni Kenshin II Releases Character Posters & TVCM

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Warner Bros Japan releases official individual character posters for Rurouni Kenshin II: Kyoto Inferno in less than a month to go till it premieres, well, in Japan that is. Can’t say I am in love with the posters; it definitely could have been done better, but when it comes to this movie, I rather they give me a good quality movie than to fuss about the poster artworks and its quality.

There is also a TVCM that gives us a little more from what the previous trailer didn’t show, and then there’s some more promotional stills in HD, now can’t not share HD pictures, can I? 🙂
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[J-Movie] Rurouni Kenshin II: Kyoto Inferno Releases Another Trailer

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The long awaited live action sequel of Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno starring Satoh Takeru has released yet another preview trailer and we get more details into the storyline of the second installment. Needless to say, the preview looks really good and why in the world it only premieres in August?! For those who is new to Rurouni Kenshin, it is an upcoming Japanese film based on the famous shounen manga series of the same name. I would strongly recommend to watch the prequel first before taking up on this to get a better idea on the main character Himura Kenshin. The Japanese rock band One Ok Rock also returns with the theme song ‘Mighty Long Fall‘ for the sequel. Continue reading

[K-Movie] Hyun Bin as King Jeong Jo in The Fatal Encounter (Yeo Krin)

%EA%B0%80%EB%A1%9C%ED%98%95-%EC%B5%9C%EC%A2%85_0430 The Fatal Encounter (Korean Title: Yeo Krin) is a movie based on real life assassination on King Jeong Jo, portrayed by Hyun Bin. This is Hyun Bin’s first period/historical drama as well as his comeback project after fulfilling his duty at the mandatory military service. Joining Hyun Bin in The Fatal Encounter, we have Han Ji Min (Rooftop Prince), Jo Jung Suk (The Face Reader, The King 2Hearts), Kim Sung Ryung (The Jackal, The Heirs), Jung Jae Young, Cho Jae Hyun, Park Sung Woong and Jung Eun Chae. The movie is directed by Lee Jae Kyu who is responsible for the drama The King 2Hearts and Beethoven Virus. Continue reading

Captain America in South Korea for The Avengers 2

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Captain America‘s Steve Rogers has been sighted at South Korea saving the world! Will Do Min Joon join forces with him? [偷笑]

Yeaps, actor Chris Evans has been sighted and reported on the news (and by netizens) on the street of South Korea filming for the upcoming 2015 Marvel Comics movie The Avengers 2: Age of Ultron. We will see a reunion of all the previous casts reprising their roles – Robert Downey Jr as Iron Man, Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Mark Ruffalo as Hulk, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow, Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye and Samuel L Jackson as Nick Fury. There will also be two new superheroes Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch portrayed by Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen respectively as well as the ultimate villain Ultron played by James Spader (Oh! The geek professor from the movie Star Gate).

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[J-Movie] るろうに剣心 Rurouni Kenshin II: Kyoto Inferno New Movie Trailer Released!

The new teaser trailer to Satoh Takeru‘s movie sequel Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno is out and it looks absolutely AWESOME! Okay, the fact that I’ll be able to see more sword-fighting action scenes are in itself awesome enough but to see the actual trailer (longer version) couple with my favourite background music excite all the particles in my body and make the blood boils, hehehe!

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[K-Movie] Trailer & Promo Stills Released for Song Seung Heon in Obsessed

Oh dear ~ I did remember news broke out regarding Song Seung Heon taking up the challenge to star in an erotic movie but that piece of news didn’t settle in the brain until I saw these today. Obsessed (Hangul: 인간중독) also known as Human Addiction is an upcoming Korean erotic thriller film written and directed by Kim Dae Woo, about a couple having a passionate love affair in a military camp under tight social surveillance in 1969. Song Seung Heon is the male lead who has an affair with Im Ji Yeon. Also starring Jo Yeo Jung and On Joon Wan.

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[C-Movie] Rain Casts as Crystal Liu’s Love Interest in Upcoming Chinese Movie

This news is a bit old but I couldn’t help myself upon knowing that Rain will collaborate with mainland Chinese actress Crystal Liu in the upcoming Chinese movie temporarily titled Beauty’s Dew 《紅顏露水》. Rain will play Xu Cheng Xun, supposedly a wealthy heir of a multi-corporation who disguises himself as a poor artist to pursue his love for the arts. Crystal will be Rain’s love interest and they tried to get close to each other due to opposite intentions but ended up falling in love with the possibility of a fruitless relationship. Hmm okay, the story seems cheesy but I always hold to the belief that a cheesy story can still become interesting and captivating if one puts the right elements and cast the right people in it.
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[J-Movie] るろうに剣心 Rurouni Kenshin Live Action Sequels 2014

Oh my god! So excited! I was never a fan of Rurouni Kenshin anima/manga but when I was introduced to the first Rurouni Kenshin live action movie released in 2012, I fell in love with it so when a sequel was being announced, I was thrilled! I wouldn’t say the movie has made me into such a huge fan that I’d go otaku on its anime and manga but I’d definitely tune in for the upcoming movies. The first one was very well set up, filmed and action packed. To me, Japanese movie always lack the punch as compared to J-drama but Kenshin delivered the punch (or maybe I always choose the wrong movies to watch shrugs).

What’s more exciting is that there are going to be TWO sequels. SCREAMMMMM. The teaser looks good already so if those of you who hasn’t seen the first, what are you waiting for? Chop! Chop! Pali! Hayaku! Go and grab a DVD (I recommend to watch it in high definition and big screen TV) NOW!

The two upcoming Rurouni Kenshin films based on the Kyoto Arc entitled “Rurouni Kenshin: The Great Kyoto Fire Arc” and “Rurouni Kenshin: The End of a Legend Arc” are both slated to have summer 2014 release.

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[K-Movie] Lee Jong Suk and Park Bo Young in Hot Blooded Youth

First peek into the posters of Blood Boiling Youth or Hot Blooded Youth (피끓는 청춘) starring Lee Jong Suk, Park Bo Young, Lee Se Young and Kim Yong Kwang are here! Blood Boiling Youth is a romance comedy movie based in the 1980s that takes place at the Chung Cheong Province. It is about the romance among the passionate and hot-blooded high school students of Hongseong County.

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VIP Premiere of Kim Woo Bin’s Friend 2

The upcoming movie Friend 2 starring Kim Woo BinYoo Oh Sung and Joo Jin Mo held a VIP premiere on the 4 November 2013. Stars attending the event included Kim Woo Bin’s buddy Lee Jong Suk, Park Hyung Sik his current buddy in The Heirs, CNBlue Lee Jong Hyun and others. I was hoping other casts of Heirs would attend as well but I guess filming is tight at the moment. Surprisingly Joo Jin Mo is also missing on the night and this might be due to his current filming schedule for Empress Ki.

Friend 2 will hit the cinemas on the 11 November 2013.

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[K-Movie] Friend 2: Kim Woo Bin and Others

In waiting patiently or impatiently for the next episodes of Heirs, what an agonising wait with all the tantalising teasers and stills, I did some Kim Woo Bin research to tie me over the until I get some Woo Bin/Young Do goodness.

Friend 2 which began filming earlier this year is due to be released on 14 November 2013. It is part 2 to the hugely popular and successful Friend movie released back in 2001 which starred the famous Jang Dong Gun and not so famous Yoo Oh Sung.  Continue reading

[K-Movie] Son Ye Jin and Kim Kap Soo in Blood and Ties

Blood and Ties (공범) is a Korean movie starring Son Ye Jin, Kim Kap Soo and Lee Kyoo Han.

The story is about a kidnapping case that shocked the Korean Nation but Da Eun (Son Ye Jin) suspects her father to be the monstrous kidnapper, the man who sacrifices his life for her daughter. Is that possible? Their relationship took an unexpected turn as Da Eun embark on the journey to investigate and discover the truth. The movie will be released 24th Oct 2013.

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