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Come and write about Korean entertainment with Beyond Hallyu!

Here at Beyond Hallyu we’re not scared of a controversial opinion. Look how shocked Yoona is. Just look at her.
Do you know far more than is healthy about K-pop, Korean film, drama or variety shows? Always boring your friends by over-analysing your favourite music videos? Want…

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Will Korea-China film collaborations save or break the Korean film industry?

Chinese actress Tang Wei (photographed here at the BIFF 2014) recently became a popular figure in Korea after marrying Korean film director Kim Tae Yong

Anyone paying close attention to this year’s Busan Film Festival would have noticed a much larger Chinese presence than in recent years. Of the…

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Busan Film Festival issues should not be blamed on actresses baring too much skin

Last week, the organisers of this year’s Busan International Film Festival decided to announce that they were cracking down on ‘overexposed’ actresses, telling the Korea Times:
“We’ve decided to switch the atmosphere in order to shift the spotlight to the directors, actors and actresses instead of some female…

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Korean Films in Review: Night Flight

At first glance Night Flight gives off a soap opera feel with its subdued colouring and generally soft palette, yet stick with this film and allow yourself to be pleasantly surprised as its many intricate layers soon weave elegantly throughout the film. Despite the soft outer shell, Night Flight harvests…

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