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  • [Drama Review] 'My Lovely Girl' - Episode 11

    October 24, 2014 @ 9:48 pm

    MY LOVELY GIRL, EPISODE 11"I don't care that we can't go out, I just like being around you."Thanks to a sporting event, we didn't get to enjoy two episodes of 'My Lovely Girl' this week. Ah well. At least we got one really good one.RECAPAfter Hyun Wook's declaration of love, Hyun Wook and Se Na celebrate his birthday in a unique way. Afterwards, Hyun Wook catches Se Na's cold. The next morning, Hyun Wook's best friend is waiting for him at work,

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  • K-Pop Challenge: Guess That Idol!

    October 24, 2014 @ 6:43 pm

    Remember when 'Pokemon' kept you on your toes between commercial breaks with their "Who's that Pokemon?" guessing game? Yeah, I always got those.Most of us here at allkpop pride ourselves on being K-Pop experts. So let's play a game! Can you guess the idols that we're thinking of?  Listed below are three pictures for three idols. Each picture has five hints regarding the idol's identity. The hints can refer to anything about them, from their musi

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  • [Album Review] Strawberry Milk - 'Jackpot'

    October 24, 2014 @ 4:41 pm

    STRAWBERRY MILKThe twin members of the adorable band Crayon Pop have formed a sub-unit, Strawberry Milk. With Crayon Pop, Choa and Way had released high-energy, feel-good songs such as "Bar Bar Bar" and "Uh-ee." Having toured with Lady Gaga, the girls of Crayon Pop had a taste of international success. Will this album taste as sweet?We launch into the title song, "OK," and my first thought was that it was light, poppy, and quite frenetic. My seco

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  • [DEBATE] Do you generally support or oppose idol-turned-actors?

    October 24, 2014 @ 2:42 pm

    Just the other day, an article about veteran actor Choi Min Soo showing his dislike for singer-turned-actors garnered a lot of attention as netizens agreed with him and allkpop readers likewise pondered this controversial issue.As a response, writers pakman and mssylee decided to tackle the issue and go head to head on the opposing sides of the conflict.  While pakman will argue against Choi Min Soo by saying idols-turned-actors are not all bad,

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  • 10 Male Idols who can rock the 'no-shirt' look

    October 23, 2014 @ 6:41 pm

    In response to our readers' request and following the recently released feature, '11 Female Idols who can rock the "no-pants" look,' we have prepared our top 10 list of male idols who can rock the shirtless look! Some may say that a 'no-shirt' look isn't necessarily a look, but in my defense, not wearing something is just as much of a fashion statement as having layers and layers of clothing on. For this feature, I'll keep the comments short and

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  • [Album Review] B2ST - 'Time'

    October 23, 2014 @ 3:30 pm

    B2ST - TIMETrack List:01. 12:3002. Drive03. It's All Good04. Close My Eyes05. Stay06. So Hot (Bonus Track – CD Only) Just in 'Time' for their fifth anniversary, B2ST dropped their new mini-album, their seventh one to date. 'Time' is the newest follow-up to 'Good Luck,' and five of the six tracks were written, composed, and arranged by Kim Tae Joo and Junhyung."12:30," the first track, is a ballad. While I like the lyrics, I don't care for

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  • How suited are you to be in SM Entertainment?

    October 22, 2014 @ 6:47 pm

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  • [Album Review] Epik High - 'Shoebox'

    October 22, 2014 @ 4:24 pm

      Epik High - 'Shoebox'Korea's favorite hip-hop group, Epik High, is finally back with 'Shoebox.'  There's been a lot of hype surrounding this new album, so let's take a look and see if it exceeded expectations (ahh!): "Encore" opens 'Shoebox' with a soothing string orchestra intro.  The track drops into a vibe out hip-hop beat with "I didn't realize that the show was over" lyrics on loops.  This openin

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  • [POLL] Which is your favorite Lotte Duty Free 'You're So Beautiful' MV?

    October 22, 2014 @ 3:53 pm

    Ever wanted your favorite celebrity to serenade you, singing that they want to sweep you away to some far off place? Well fantasize no longer because here are a number of idols and actors who have done just that, inviting you to visit 'Lotte Duty Free' with their different versions of "You're So Beautiful" MVs! In each of the MVs, the celebrities showcase their different colors and music styles from EXO's relaxed bus trip to the Lee Min

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  • Who Wore It Better: Son Ye Jin vs. Sunhwa

    October 22, 2014 @ 12:09 pm

    This edition of 'Who Wore It Better' is a fierce battle between actress Son Ye Jin and SECRET's Sunhwa—both were spotted in the same 'KOSOYOUNG' dress. So, let's see which beauty comes out on top. The piece, by 'KOSOYOUNG,' has a "Coca-Cola" shape to it, accentuating the curves of both ladies.  This sleeveless dress has a conservative neckline and ruffle detailing on the bottom—the ivory color and floral pattern add an extra touch of fe

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