Occult Horror Movie Exhuma Hits 2 Million Tickets in Premiere Weekend as Biggest Domestic Film Opening in Two Years Amid Rave Reviews

The doldrums of the South Korean box office was happily shattered this past weekend with what is now the biggest domestic Korean movie opening in more than two years since The Roundup: No Way Out in 2022. The occult supernatural horror movie Exhuma had over 2 million admissions in its opening weekend (2.29m from Thurs through Sunday) and also got glowing reviews from critics and moviegoers. Starring Choi Min Sik, Yoo Hae Jin, Kim Go Eun, and Lee Do Hyun, the movie does that scary Korean cultural superstitious horror that can be so spooky fun to watch, think The Wailing. The two veterans are of course excellent in this movie and the boost goes to Kim Go Eun continuing to cement her movie cred and Lee Do Hyun dropping a memorable performance as his final project filmed before enlisting for his current military service.

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Excitement Builds for Horror Thriller K-movie Exhuma with Top Cast Choi Min Sik, Yoo Hae Jin, Kim Go Eun, and Lee Do Hyun

So I love good K-horror whether movies or dramas like The Guest and The Wailing and this one looks to join the list. The grave horror film Exhuma is getting ready for premiere towards the end of February and viewers … Continue reading

Day 2 of the 2023 Busan International Film Festival Drops More Fashion Hhhmmms and Mmmnnnns

It’s day 2 of the Busan International Film Festival and there are press conferences aplenty, a festival within a festival, and also a star awards night. The outfits range from day events to evening out and honestly are so mid … Continue reading

K-celebs Including Kim Go Eun, Park Seo Joon, Han Hyo Joo, and Kim Yoo Jung Deck out in Chanel for Brand Event

The good news is that none of the men look like Chanel rich grannys lol, especially poor Park Seo Joon who always tries his hardest with any Chanel outfit but can’t make lemonade out of lemons. But for this week’s … Continue reading

Song Hye Kyo Takes Home the Daesang at the 2nd Annual Blue Dragon Series Awards with Suzy Winning Best Actress and Ha Jung Woo Getting Best Actor

Last year in 2022 was the first ever Blue Dragon Series Awards as the awards body until then was exclusively a movie awards ceremony. So this year in 2023 its only the 2nd annual Blue Dragon Series Awards and last … Continue reading

BH Entertainment Takes its Incredible Roster of Lead Actors and Actresses on Company Trip to Danang

Some agencies wax and wane in strength but Lee Byung Hun‘s own agency BH Entertainment since it’s launch has been a powerhouse. He’s gotten top actors and actresses and kept them, many of the stars remain loyal and for good … Continue reading

W Korea Captures K-stars Han Hyo Joo, Park Hyung Sik, Kim Go Eun, and Kim Yoo Jung Attending Chanel Store Event in Seoul

The Chanel brand has always been beloved in Asia thanks to the classic looks and enduring luxury cache, but in recent years it’s really moved towards younger stars to rep the looks and also get featured in millions of view … Continue reading

Elle Korea Showcases Top K-stars Gong Yoo, Kim Go Eun, Park Seo Joon, Lee Sung Kyung, Jennie, and G-Dragon for the 30th Anniversary Celebration

It’s the 30th anniversary next month in November 2022 for Elle Korea and it feels like a later entry for the magazine into South Korea than expected. It started sharing and influencing fashion in the early 90’s but missed the … Continue reading