Movie Review: V.I.P. (2017)

Director: Park Hoon Jung

Distributor: Warner Bros.

Production Company: Warner Bros.

Release Date: August 2017 (South Korea)

Duration: 2:07:59

Language: Korean

Country: South Korea

Starring: Jang Dong-gun, Kim Myung Min, Park Hee Soon, Lee Jong Suk



Lee Jong Suk plays Kim Gwang-il, the son of a high ranking North Korean government official. He is suspected of committing serial murders around the world. In order to stop him, South Korea, North Korea and Interpol chase after him. (IMDB)

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KDramas I Watched (So Far) In 2018

If I have another guilty pleasure aside from KPop, it would be binge watching KDramas. Perhaps it was the talented and good looking actors, or the unique and mostly cleanly executed storylines, but I can spend days doing nothing but sit in front of the screen watching these Korean dramas.

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Struggles Only Communication Majors Understand


For as long as it existed, the field of communication, and and its practitioners, has been plagued with a lot of stigma. Reduced to being ‘trivial’ and ‘downright useless’, many see it as the simplest way out, or a means of the young bourgeoisie to attain higher education. But there is more to the field other than flashy DSLRs, days shooting in picturesque locations and hours of film classes. Like any other field of study, communication majors also have woes that only people of the same species can understand and empathize.

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What Makes KPop Special?


In 2013, Lorde released her song, ‘Tennis Court’ through a minimalistic music video. It features the singer in a plain black background, eyes wide, pale face, black lipstick and her dark hair up, staring right at the screen. That same year, SHINEE wore army inspired white outfits, bleached hair and heavy makeup, dancing intricate steps in perfect synchronization for their music video ‘Everybody’.

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