Daniel Henney – What A Man (디어 마이 프렌즈 Dear My Friends & Pulse 8) MV

Daniel Henney (다니엘 헤니) in “Dear My Friends” 디어 마이 프렌즈 , Episodes 1 & 2 with Kim Hye-Ja (김혜자) and Na Moon-Hee (나문희) and for Conrad Seoul “Pulse 8”

Music: Linda Lyndell – What A Man (1968)

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Ray of Sunshine (Daniel Henney for Cosmo Korea, March 2016)

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Daniel Henney for Cosmopolitan Korea, March 2016
Photographs by Mok Jung Wook

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Movies I Watched on a Plane (Part II)

The Chronicles of Evil

The Chronicles of Evil (Hangul: 악의 연대기) is a 2015 South Korean thriller film written and directed by Beak Woon-hak, starring Son Hyun-joo, Ma Dong-seok, Choi Daniel and Park Seo-joon.
A decorated detective involved in a taxi driver’s death realizes he is caught in a trap and must untangle past mistakes to figure out why he was targeted in the first place. (IMDB)

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This movie starts promising, and is full of suspense up to the (surprising) end. However, the quite unbelievable ending spoils this movie a bit.

Southpaw

Southpaw is a 2015 sports drama film directed by Antoine Fuqua, written by Kurt Sutter, and starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker, and Rachel McAdams.
Boxer Billy Hope turns to trainer Tick Wills to help him get his life back on track after losing his wife in a tragic accident and his daughter to child protection services. (IMDB)

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I don’t care for sports dramas, but I watch every movie Jake Gyllenhaal is in. After the sudden death of Billy’s wife the story becomes extremely predictable, but Jake Gyllenhaal kept me (and will keep you) watching.

Inside Out

Inside Out is a 2015 American computer-animated comedy-drama adventure film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.
After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions – Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness – conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school. (IMDB)

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This movie was highly acclaimed by critics and it was surely funny and all, but it will not sink into my long term memory.

(It’s) Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong

Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong is a romantic comedy directed by Emily Ting, starring Jamie Chung and Bryan Greenberg.
An attraction forms when a Chinese American girl visiting Hong Kong for the first time meets an American expat who shows her the way, but timing may not quite be on their side. A walk and talk romance set in the beautiful city of Hong Kong, the film asks the question – what happens when you meet the right person at the wrong time? (IMDB)

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To me, this movie was the most pleasant surprise. It’s refreshingly clever and charming, without being kitschy or sentimental. Returning from Hong Kong certainly helped me choose this movie, but you can watch it just NOW in selected cinemas and on VOD.

Movies I Watched on a Plane (Part I)

 

When I flew from Frankfurt to Hong Kong (via Dubai) I had the time and opportunity to watch a few movies that were or were not on my bucket list.

Here are my thoughts:

Dear White People

Dear White People is a 2014 American satirical drama film, written, directed, and co-produced by Justin Simien. The film focuses on escalating racial tensions at a prestigious Ivy League college from the perspective of several African American students. It stars Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Teyonah Parris, Brandon P Bell, Kyle Gallner, Brittany Curran, Marque Richardson, and Dennis Haysbert.

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This one was interesting and entertaining without being educational. Thumbs up.

 

The Man from U.N.C.L.E

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is a 2015 American action comedy adventure spy film directed by Guy Ritchie, and co-written by Lionel Wigram and Ritchie, based on the 1964 MGM television series of the same name, which was created by Ian Fleming, Norman Felton and Sam Rolfe. The film stars Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicia Vikander, Elizabeth Debicki with Jared Harris and Hugh Grant.

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Not sure if I had watched this one at home. Damn, I would have missed a funny flick. Highly recommended. And while you’re at it, watch the original TV show too!

 

Kingsman

Kingsman: The Secret Service is a 2014 British spy film directed by Matthew Vaughn, and based on the comic book The Secret Service, created by Dave Gibbons and Mark Millar. It follows the recruitment and training of a potential secret agent, Gary “Eggsy” Unwin (Taron Egerton), into a secret spy organisation. Eggsy joins a mission to tackle a global threat from Richmond Valentine (Samuel L. Jackson), a wealthy megalomaniac. The film also stars Colin Firth, Mark Strong, and Michael Caine.

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Oh boy, I didn’t expect this movie to be this batshit crazy. When all those heads exploded like fireworks and 70s flowers, I was reminded of Mars Attacks! IDK.

 

Perfect Proposal 은밀한 유혹 (lit. Secret Temptation)

Perfect Propsal is a 2015 South Korean romantic thriller film written and directed by Yoon Jae-gu, based on the novel La Femme de paille (“Woman of Straw”) by Catherine Arley.
An indebted young woman gets a proposal from a handsome man: Apply for work on a luxury yacht with his boss, the difficult, old and infirm chairman of a large company, where they can then manipulate him to get their hands on his wealth. (IMDB)

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According to Wikipedia, this is a romantic thriller. I think it’s a dark comedy. I’m pretty sure it was supposed to be both. Yoo Yeon-seok makes a sexy villain. Easy on the eye.

Daniel Henney for PESPOW 2015 F/W (페스포우)

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Daniel Henney for W.Angle – Experience Scandinavia

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Daniel Henney Covers The September 2015 Issue Of Arena Homme Plus

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Daniel Henney Covers The September 2015 Issue Of Arena Homme Plus
via Couch+Kimchi