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  1. 28 points
    "Yearning There are roads that I want to take When I am told not to There are people I want to see When we agreed not to There are things I want to do more When I am told not to That is life and yearning That is you" @stardustvoid While I understand what you said and I can see that it was devastating for both sides, I'm not sure if there was a "better" way to part ways in this circumstance :).
  2. 24 points
    c as labeled *********** [Interview] "Encounter" Park Bo-gum, "Was there chemistry with Song Hye-kyo? 2019/01/28 Park Bo-gum from "Encounter" talked about working with Song Hye-kyo. He said, "It was amazing working with her and she displayed her character of Cha Soo-hyeon so well. Thanks to her I was able to focus on my role as Kim Jin-hyeok". He also added that close friend and Song Hye-kyo's husband Song Joong-ki didn't say much about the drama yet. Many worried about the chemistry between the two actors because of their age gap. Park Bo-gum said, "Despite our age difference, we didn't feel a distance. We were both aware of our characters so it wasn't hard to click. I would like to ask on the other hand, if there wasn't any chemistry between us?" "Encounter" is a romantic drama about a woman who's never lived a life of her choice before and a man who is free-spirited. The drama ended on the 24th with a viewing percentage of 8.7%. Park Bo-gum played Kim Jin-hyeok, a young man who was raised under loving parents. He falls in love with Cha Soo-hyeon (Song Hye-kyo) he meets in Cuba and overcomes a love that goes through many obstacles. Source : news.jtbc.joins.com/a.../Hancinema
  3. 23 points
    Oh please, we all know that the lighting director and the camera only did the bare minimum. Stop being so coy, PBG
  4. 20 points
  5. 19 points
    The drama Boyfriend ranked 1ST in terms of the latest Content Power Index Ranking! https://m.entertain.naver.com/ranking/read?oid=109&aid=0003944200&rankingType=sympathy&type=like&basisDate=20190129210000
  6. 19 points
    ENCOUNTER IS A VERY SUCCESSFUL CABLE DRAMA IN TERMS OF RATINGS There are plenty of cable dramas which averages between 5% to 6% ratings and given reward trips by cable networks. Encounter average rating is 8.475. Although I could not imagine PBG and SHK going on reward trips, PBG is very busy with Asian Tour while SHK does not always participate in these kinds of activities.
  7. 18 points
    GTY didn't take her from anyone. QH and her had no longer had any relation whatsoever after he married, I don't care if he had reasons or not, their relationship was over, period. In modern term, they had broken up and she's single, that's it, anyone could try to court her and QH had no say in it. Dr. He hadn't even officially proposed to ML yet, so he also had no claim on her. In modern term, they hadn't become an official couple yet, so again, she's still single, any could try to court her and sent proposal gifts to her house and Dr. He couldn't say anything. After his wife died, QH only INTENDED to go ask for her hand, but he didn't actually do it, he didn't even tell anyone of his intention, how could anyone suppose to know what he wanted? He couldn't just expect her to stand in one place waiting for him? Hadn't it occur to him that there can be other guys who like her too? He could at least ask around to see if there's anyone else, if he did, he would have known about Dr. He and he might had the chance to act faster. But he didn't do it. If GTY wasn't there, he would have still lost to Dr. He with his way of handling things. His tantrum right now towards GTY is just him unable to cope with his own incompetency, him looking for someone to blame on for his misery. The mature thing to do is to face your mistake, move on and let your wound to be healed. Both ML and GTY had met with as much pain and struggles as him, if not more; but they didn't sulk in a corner being bitter and blaming the world, they moved on, that's why they are able to be happy with each other now. QH not only refuses to let go, but he tries to drag others down with him just because he's unhappy is nothing less of an angry child and a sore loser. Until he's willing to admit that this is his own damn faults, he has no right to blame it on anyone. And GTY didn't rub salt in his wound, agitating QH do no one no good, why would he do such stupid things? He was just trying to tell QH what he did wrong, trying to get him to face his mistakes, not blaming on others; he told him point blank because he cared about QH and he wanted him to move on.
  8. 16 points
    We got the map, we got the plan, now all we need is the actual scene! #BoyfriendSpecialEpisodeSpain *delulu*
  9. 15 points
    I was a bit confused by playboy Liang. I initially thought he was being sarcastic when he asked Molan if she schemed their meeting at the temple. I mean, she was sneaking around in a maid's uniform so how could he believe it was 'fate'? No wonder he still hasn't passed the exams...
  10. 15 points
    Thanks @bebebisous33 Because of her coat , i became positive she won't break up with Jh, but still she did. Now i realized from your analysis, when Jh went to her office to say he won't break up, her face is not a cold face but of sadness because her love never changes and feels regretting what she did, its just she has to make some sacrifices. Rewatching episode 5, the map of the camino de santiago trail is on the wall of ms. Lee's tea house, On the side of the table .
  11. 15 points
    Encounter: Post Drama Interview Day 2 _ 29 Jan 2019 by Park Bo Gum (Kim Jin Hyuk) (6 groups of News Reporters over 2 days with 6 clothes set) [5분 인터뷰] ‘남자친구’ 박보검 “키스장인? 쑥스러워요” Actor Park Bo-gum said he was ashamed of his nickname, "The KissJang". Park Bo-gum, who appeared in the cable TVN drama "My boyfriend," was interviewed at a cafe in Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul on Wednesday afternoon. The term "kissjang" which was naturally followed by the phrase "kissjang" was used to describe Park's feelings as "awkward." "Thank you for taking good care of me. "I think it was possible for the director to shoot with beautiful pictures," he said, expressing humility, and repeatedly said, "I'm grateful that you did a good job." In addition, in the scene where she shed tears after parting with Cha Soo-hyun on the street, she said, "The shooting schedule is not in the order of the drama so I took the scene where I cried first, and then I met her at a cafe." "When I saw Cha Soo Hyun, my emotions came first. Cha Soo-hyun, the most emotional one, said, 'Your mom made me tangerine. I don't want to break up your simple and pretty home and preciousness. [인터;뷰] ① '남자친구' 박보검 "'청포도'로 시작한 진혁, '배'처럼 단단해졌다 Jin-hyuk has become more serious and mature as he meets, deals with, loves, and recognizes Cha Soo-hyun. "I also wanted to show the growth of Jin-hyuk with my eyes, facial expressions and drunk behaviors." In response, Park asked him to compare Kim Jin-hyuk, who is nearing the end of his "boyfriend," with another fruit. Park, who had been agonizing over the question for a long time, picked Bae. "A pear reminds me of a good image for any food," he said. "I have the ability to cope with the situation with fluency and flexibility." "The shape of a large, solid ship looks like Jin-hyuk, who has grown stronger and bigger in his mind as he goes through various situations," he said. [인터;뷰] ② 박보검 “혹평도 감사…나의 중심은 흔들리지 않는다” "I was able to concentrate and immerse myself in Kim Jin-hyuk as I saw my senior acting like a real person," Park said in expressing his gratitude. "There are emotions that I can feel when I act with the eyes of people when I'm filming emotional scenes. "I've received enough emotion from the character (from Song Hye-kyo) and I think many viewers have liked it." During the interview, Park repeatedly said, "Thank viewers for their love for Jin-hyuk and Soo-hyun." "I'm very thankful that you loved us so much," he said. "I was especially encouraged when I saw that mothers and fathers slept and enjoyed "boyfriends." The response was not only supported by actors but also by the staff. "I think it's a quiet, warm, week-long drama," he said, expressing satisfaction. However, like all dramas, 'boyfriend' was also criticized in some ways. Regarding this, Park said, I think we should be able to listen to critical stories. That way, people can grow. "I'm grateful to those who objectively looked at me," he said. "But my core is not shaken." Park Bo-gum said, "boyfriend" had enough messages to deliver. "Although the standard of "Nyeongbeom" is unclear, I think there are a lot of things you will realize by seeing someone find happiness in their daily lives," he repeatedly showed affection for his work. http://kstarlive.com/Here-s-How-Song-Joongki-Reacted-to-Song-Hyekyo-s-Romance-in--Encounter-----According-to-Park-Bogum-6049616 Park Bogum revealed how Song Joongki reacted to his wife Song Hyekyo's romance in the drama. During the round-up interview of the drama, Park Bogum talked about how best friend-slash-senior Song Joongki responded to his romance with Song Hyekyo in the drama. Park Bogum explained, "I did not have a romantic relationship with my sister-in-law (Song Hyekyo) but with Cha Soohyun (Song Hyeyko's character in the drama)." Park Bogum continued, "I think Song Joongki is too busy with his own work, 'Asadal Chronicles,' so he did not give me any big feedback." Park Bogum even called Song Hyekyo as his sister-in-law, meaning that he feels that Song Joongki is his own older brother. Given so, there's low possibility that Song Joongki gets jealous of Park Bogum. Meanwhile, Song Joongki is currently working on his upcoming drama 'Asadal Chronicles,' in which he will play with Kim Jiwon.
  12. 15 points
    LOL, I don't get why GTY should value and consider QH's emotion over his own? If QH was a close friend to GTY like CB (who still care for him when he was kicked out of the house, when his life was ruined) or all those people from Yuzhou (who been through life and death battles with him), then I agree that he should have talked to QH first. But they're not THAT close? They were like casual friends. Remember what QH was doing when GTY was kicked out? He was happily preparing the dumb birthday plan for his mom :)) Why should GTY sacrifice the love of his life for such casual friendship?? (I'm not saying that QH has to care for GTY when he was at his lowest, but the fact that he didn't implies that their friendship has never been that deep, hence GTY has never owned him anything, let alone sacrificing his love for QH) As far as he knows, QH had already married someone else and moved on from his relationship with ML. It's been several years since their relationship ended, he had married, she had moved on to talk about marriage with someone else. I don't get why GTY had to care about the feelings of some ex lover of her from years ago? QH didn't own ML, even after his wife died he didn't tell anyone about his intention to get back to ML, how should anyone knew if he still had feelings for ML or not? Why should GTY consider his feelings when QH himself obviously does not care about anyone else's feelings other than his own? He doesn't even care about ML's feelings!
  13. 15 points
    The perfect date as a farewell CSH has already decided to break up with KJH, nevertheless the latter is unaware of her decision. Since she knows that a bad break up can be really painful due to her husband's fake affair, she decided to leave a good memory behind believing that this would lessen the pain. And we all know that no matter how you break up, the pain will never be lessened. Since KJH had proposed as a date to visit a book store together where they could read books together and exchange their favorite book, CSH thought, she needed to grant his wish. She knew that this would be his favorite date, the perfect date. Our heroine chose as book Alice in Wonderland and KJH The little Prince. Yet, the perfect date ended here. I chose this taking because it perfectly fits the situation. Their future separation is illustrated in this scene. The counter serves as border, just like the decoration with the books on the ceiling. Moreover, CSH is standing far away from KJH reinforcing this impression that CSH has returned to her own world. The distance between them in this taking illustrates the inner distance CSH created. Then you can distinguish an invisible frame in this picture, it really looks like there is a glass or a window between them. And this invisible frame corresponds to the invisible change in CSH. CSH has not just started to put a boundary between herself and KJH but also put a gap between them and KJH is unaware of it. She doesn't share her thoughts and feelings any longer. She is actually hiding behind her smile that's why KJH is so happy. He said once that seeing her smile would make his day. So he thinks, CSH is happy. Striking is that CSH has adopted KJH's mannerism. The latter did the same in the past. He never wanted people around him to worry and burden them hence he smiled a lot. The illusion is perfect: she smiles, they spent a good time together so for him, everything is perfect. Yet, she is about to hurt him terribly because he is not expecting it. Strangely, while KJH is waiting at the counter, he waves to her. His gesture means for him (Here I am, look at me!), however for CSH it means the opposite: waving goodbye. Remember that she wanted to break up at the end of this perfect date but she couldn't as KJH offered her a gift: the camera case with her name on it. That's why she had to postpone it and find the right time. She came to the conclusion that the timing is as important as the way of parting. yet, she is making a huge mistake because no matter how and when, breaking up is really painful. Yet, there is one thing that caught my attention: she is wearing a red coat. First red is her favorite color (see the dress in Cuba) but she is showing her love for KJH by wearing such a color. She is even catching people's attention with her coat. So loving KJH has definitely changed her. She might put an invisible distance and boundary between herself and her boyfriend, yet she is not giving up on her love. She has decided to love KJH but from a distance... so her love will remain despite the break up. As you can see, KJH's words and behavior have influenced her greatly, she is a changed woman, although there is still something that KJH couldn't change: her insecurities and fears, the last wall he couldn't tear apart. PS: Tomorrow, it will be about The Little Prince as wished. @dukesa1122@stardustvoid@jl08@celebrianna@xu_lyfe@dreaminsince1998@thistle@Yongzura@roshzanna@lolipop86gorgeous@nikir@shyguitar @thadora @NongpeeP @rosiepeonie188 @twtwb @Tasia
  14. 14 points
  15. 14 points
    Im afraid i wont be able to catch his exhibition, im in between schedules But i managed to go to the bookstore and bought these: The two books featured in Encounter is in Best of Best rack.
  16. 13 points
    Yes, they are both selfish in their own ways. I can sympathize with QH to a point. Yes, his feelings were hurt. However, QH and GTY are really the distant relative you see once in a while. They did not grow up together because GTY has always been in and out of the Gu household. And judging from some of the little snippets of conversation between QH’s parents, they would have avoided any relationship with GTY, if they could. Also, in small circles like that, marrying someone who someone you know liked years ago, is common, especially in those days where most marriages were arranged. Only difference is QH can’t seem to fully move on and he would be the same if ML was married to Dr. He except there would be no way for QH to act out on his frustrations since Dr He is not a prestigious person with personal faults except the cousin concubine thing. My issue with QH is that he is letting it all cloud his judgement and abilities. He’s supposed to be smart but did not investigate things thoroughly with the rumors. His credibility for me as a professional who was only doing his job went out the window at that point. I get it, for him ML was the love of his life, however, if everyone obsessed over a lost childhood sweetheart, the world would be in chaos. For me, this is where the writers went wrong. They failed to establish the foundation for depth of QH’s love for ML which is why I have a hard time believing that it is love. From how their relationship was before to how his behavior is now, it’s seems more of an obsession.
  17. 13 points
    So much this. Well said. I couldn’t believe when this guy actually brought up NM’s accusations against GTY in the court without knowing anything. It came across as self serving and presumptuous to me that I just had to laugh. Fortunately because of everything GTY has been through whether through true or false accusations, he has thick skin. He knows how to weather the storm. However, him going to that guy’s manor to offer him the olive branch that was firmly repudiated clearly showed me just how petty that QH’s actions were. He needs to grow up and move on and should start by taking responsibility for his actions. How dare he entertain marriage prospects with ML anyway after unintendedly sullying her reputation and exposing her and her family to public derision.
  18. 13 points
    KJH was holding her shoes. It’s right under his bag:
  19. 13 points
    Hmm...I'm not sure I feel the same about QH honestly. I'm more with @Suzzy San and @sava2sava Call me cold, but I don't have much sympathy for him left.. When he first promised ML everything, and asked his mom for permission at the worst possible time, it was arguable that he was young, and naive. But when the mom dropped the bomb and made them siblings, he continued to promise her that he will change the mom's mind. The grand plan? Goes on hunger strike. The last straw was BuWei does everything to help him andq got found out by the mom, and was beaten to death, what did he do? Nothing. Even the not-so-bright Rulan knew to protect her servant. When push comes to shove, he bailed. No explanation. He disappeared. When he found out that GTY is marrying her, his first response was to get him to break it off.. But has it ever occured to him to even ask her if she's willing party before trying to break them off? Sure, he would probably not be able to see her, but it didn't change the fact that his first reaction was to go to GTY to break off, and humiliate her again... Now, arguably he is doing the right thing because he believes GTY is not a man of integrity. But it's later confirmed that it's more personal grudge than professional. On one hand he prayed for her happiness, and on the other hand, he goes on to destroy her husband's career. That's saying a lot about wishing her happiness. Regardless if ML married GTY for love, she married him. If GTY goes down, she does too. If GTY goes to jail, she becomes a convicts wife. If GTY dies, she becomes a widow. Never occurred to him?
  20. 13 points
    My dear @bebebisous33 thank you for the analysis. Your thoughts, as well as those of my other cyber chingus here, has sustained me as I try to get out of my post Encounter funk. This might be an unpopular opinion here but I think it was a bit cruel of CSH to give him the perfect date then to break up with him shortly after. As someone who has been in failed relationships before, that hit close to home and was just too cruel. I can totally relate to JH's devastation. The incessant phone calls with no answer, the begging and pleading. Good lawd, I've been there. That's why I can never rewatch episode 15. Anyway the drama is over now and we know that they're now living happily in an alternative universe called drama land. LOL @gumtaek those are beautiful pictures of Cuba and JH (of course) but I can't help but feel sad because that's all we got to see of beautiful Havana and Cuban JH! Thanks for sharing, as usual
  21. 13 points
    Ditto chingu @jl08 @roshzanna Let me share what SHK said in an old interview: Ctto ”A good drama is a good drama. Even if they’re not watching it now... someday they will” - Song Hye Kyo
  22. 12 points
    @gumtaekCongratulations to our Encounter and Casts&Crews. 'Boyfriend' even though the end, Top 1 of the topic.. Park Bo Sook x Song Hye-kyo ♥ ♥ Papogo TranslateEven after the end of Boyfriend, Park Bo-gum and Song Hye-kyo's "boyfriend" has been very strong. According to the CPI, a consumer behavior-based content impact measurement model co-developed by CJ ENM and Nielsen Korea, TVN 'boyfriend' topped the list of the popular programs. Last week, it was the 3rd, but it became No. 1 again.The meeting between Park Bo-gum and Song Hye-kyo drew a lot of attention even before the beginning. The 16th episode ended on July 24, and a beautiful love story made by Park Bo-gum and Song Hye-kyo still leaves a strong aftertaste. ================================ Park Bo Gum Reveals He’s Never Done This In His Life But He Acts It Out Perfectly https://www.koreaboo.com/news/park-bo-gum-never-drinks-alcohol/ But him acting it out on “Encounter” was spot on! Park Bo Gum recently held an interview to reflect on the ending of his drama Encounter. During the interview, he confessed that he was supposed to act out a scene that he’s never experience in real life! To many’s surprise, Park Bo Gum was referring to the legendary scene where his character, Jin Hyuk, gets drunk and has the cutest interaction with Song Hye Kyo’s character, Soo Hyun! He revealed that he never got drunk. He doesn’t know what it feels like to be drunk! “I’ve never got drunk by alcohol before so I had to act by the script.”
  23. 12 points
    The Sheng shenanigans are problems within families, even if something bad happened, the whole family would just solve it inside the house, to outsider they still have to act like one harmonious family, not airing their dirty laundry for everyone else to see or going around killing each other. Plus, they don't have ED and other officials waiting to find faults on them. I still don't understand what you want him to learn from the Shengs? In Molan's case was just her and her mother were at fault, and they still ended up giving Molan what she wants to save everyone's dignity, they could only keep her kneeling for a few days and then that's it. Concubine Lin was merely a servant, she is technically a slave under SH and Big Madam's hand, they can beat her to death and no one would care, no one could criticize them. In Concubine Wei's case, only a few servants were punished, ML didn't speak up because her father wouldn't listen. He let the murderer roamed free for years, what should GTY learn from that? Unlike the concubine, MN is a free civilian, his stepmother is a high born noble, a main wife with good reputation, his uncles and aunts are all nobles and his elders. He can't force them to kneel or beat them all to death like Concubine Lin and other servants? Even though his family is trash, to outsiders and enemies, they still have to keep up appearances as a family, if the family is not at peace, it only implicates GTY even more.
  24. 11 points
    As I was saying, QH was affected because he himself is hurt, he's looking for someone to bear the blame for his misery. He can't be angry at the stranger like Dr.He, of course it's easier to blame someone he knows. They didn't grow up together, they know each other growing up, there's a difference. GTY was going to risk himself for ML's future happiness too, not just for QH. If it wasn't for ML, I doubt he would go to talk to QH the minute he heard about his engagement. QH doesn't have to ask for her hand right away, but he could at least let his intention known. No one was obligated to go and ask for his permission to propose to his ex girlfriend, years after he'd already married someone else. Yes QH doesn't care about anyone's feelings other than himself. He didn't care about ML's feelings when he ignore all of her warnings and rejections. He didn't care about her feelings when he decided ALL ON HIS OWN that he should marry her after his wife died. He didn't care about his parents' feelings when he pull the birthday stunt on his mother or starve himself. Did you see how he was treating his 2nd wife? He obviously didn't care about her feelings either. I would say that he didn't care for GTY's feelings, but you would just say that GTY doesn't deserve it, so don't bother. I mean honestly, have you seen him talking about anything other than his own feelings, his own issues? And please don't say that QH had it "unfair", everyone in the world has some sort of hardship. QH was born rich, handsome and talented, with parents completely devoted to him. Right now his career is going along greatly, he can have a nice marriage too if he's willing to work on it. Life is not unfair to him, he's bleeping blessed. He's the only one doesn't appreciate it. I'm honestly so done with his whiny, entitled richard simmons throwing tantrums and blaming others when things doesn't get his way. So what if GTY wanted to put his own need first? He doesn't own QH anything, he has already tried to help QH the best way he knows how, he doesn't have to curate his life to please some random guy who's only his friend when he need him and nowhere to be seen when his life is hard. That's how I see it, GTY did nothing wrong to QH and QH needs to stop acting like a spoiled child.
  25. 11 points
    OH MY.... So did they teach them how to yawn in drama classes or any ACTING degree? Is there a SPECIFIC stereotype way that one has to open his mouth at certain angles or degree and widen from there...lol. Gosh. Don't we all yawn as we like? What's with Korea and its entertainment industry or are they the fans looking for something to sow discord with the drama..... I think the drama is so successful that some are not too pleased with it. The ending is much to be envied of course...compared to some. The lead couple is visually off the chart, their chemistry is superb and the drama is magical. I've not seen such a beautiful romance in a slow-burn manner for a long time. It ignites lots of precious memories...of the reason for loving the person and standing by him/her throughout thick and thin. I think BOYFRIEND has achieved lots that other dramas have not. Hence, its cast should be super proud of themselves, totally.
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