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Winners at the 8th Korean Film Awards


The 8th Korean Film Awards took place on November 18th at the Sejong Center.

Stars who walked the red carpet include SHINee’s Onew, Song Chang Il, Seo Ji Hye, Nam Bora, Song Yun Ah, Gong Hyo Jin, Seo Young Hee, Seo Woo, Jo Yeo Jung, Lee Yo Won, Choi Daniel, Lee Sun Gyun, Kim Sae Ron, Won Bin, Park Shin Hye, and more.


After much controversy the last time they performed at a film awards ceremony, the SNSD girls were back on stage again and they were without Tiffany as she is laid low with injury. The girls performed ‘Hoot‘ and ‘Genie‘, with the actors giving excellent reactions when the cameras panned to them.

Watch out for a surprise cameo by actress, Song Yun Ah.

List of Winners (Major)
Best Film – Poetry
Best Screenplay – Poetry
Best Director – Lee Chang Dong (Poetry)

Best Actor – Won Bin (The Man from Nowhere)
Best Actress – Seo Young Hee (Bedevilled)

Best Supporting Actor – Yu Hae Jin (Moss)
Best Supporting Actress – Yun Yeo Jeong (The Housemaid)

Best Male Rookie – Song Sae Byeok (The Servant)
Best Female Rookie – Kim Sae Ron (The Man From Nowhere)

The awards ceremony broadcast was delayed, after the broadcaster chose to show the men 1,500m freestyle swimming final in which national swimmer, Park Tae Hwan, was partaking, and won the silver medal. The rating for the swimming event was 34.8%, so it seems like they made a good decision.

Park also anchored the relay team in the last race of the swimming competition, as the Koreans won the silver medal in the 4×100 men’s individual medley relay in a dramatic finish.


Music Core performances from November 13th


MBC’s Music Core returned with their weekly broadcast today with a fun and exciting show filled with amazing performances!

On today’s show, former F.T. Island member, Oh Won Bin, made his debut, while 2NE1 brought their “It Hurts” stage to the show after two weeks on Inkigayo. Elsewhere, GP Basic resumed promotions with a new single minus Janey, while Rainbow had their goodbye stage. SHINee’s Minho also makes an appearance during VNT’s performance.


Oh Won Bin on FT Island, his decision to leave, and his solo career


Two years after his departure from rock group FT Island, former member Oh Won Bin finally revealed his feelings about the group through a recent interview with Osen.

He said, “My departure from FT Island was something I’ve been thinking about for a very long time. Ever since our second album, I’ve always thought about trying different genres of music and began discussing it with the other members. They supported me a lot even after my exit. It was definitely not a hasty decision, and it was thoroughly discussed with both the members and the agency.”

Regarding the various rumors that began circulating after his leave, he explained, “I thought that no matter what I said, fans wouldn’t have believed me anyway. It was better to just stay quiet. Now that time has passed, however, I think I can explain myself a bit. I want to emphasize that it’s a decision I made after a lot of thought. I’m still close with my former bandmates.”

He continued, “I thought that if I left, everything would change. I thought I’d lose everything I worked for in my career as a musician. Even so, I still wanted to try something new. For the past two years, I’ve studied hard in college and practiced a lot in singing and rapping. With this comeback, my goal is to show everyone my potential as a singer.”

Oh Won Bin is scheduled to release his single, “I Love You and I Love You“, on November 11th and will be making his comeback on KBS’s “Music Bank.”

Source + Photos: Osen via Nate