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Etymology

"Korea" is the modern spelling of Corea, a name attested in English as early as 1614. It is an exonym derived from Cauli, Marco Polo's transcription of the Chinese }} (simp. , MC Kawlej, mod. Gāolì).}} This was the Hanja for the Korean kingdom of Goryeo or ; 918–1392),}} which ruled most of the peninsula during the time of his travels. (Scholars who discount the historicity of Polo's account instead derive it via Persian variations of the same Chinese name.) Goryeo's name was an homage to the earlier Goguryeo or ; 37  –  668),}} the northernmost of the Samkuk (the Three Kingdoms of Korea), which was officially known by the shortened form Goryeo after the 5th-century reign of King Jangsu. The original name was a combination of the adjective go ("high, lofty") with the name of a local Yemaek tribe, whose original name is thought to have been either ,}} "walled city") or ,}} "center"). With expanding British and American trade following the opening of Korea in the late 19th century, the spelling "Korea" appeared and gradually grew in popularity; The best preserved Korean pottery goes back to the paleolithic times around 10,000  and the Neolithic period begins around 6000 .

Gojoseon's founding legend describes Dangun, a descendent of Heaven, as establishing the kingdom in 2333  The original capital may have been on the present-day border, but was later moved to what is today Pyongyang in North Korea. In 108 ,…
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Tang wei marries secretly in sweden?

25 Jul – Following rumours of pregnancy, it was alleged that Chinese actress Tang Wei had actually married her Korean director fiancé, Kim Tae-yong, in a hush-hush wedding in Sweden. According to Phoenix, the South Korean rumour mill recently reported ...
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Lust, caution star tang wei weds at ingmar bergman's house

Chinese actress Tang Wei during a photocall for Wu Xia at the 64th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes on May 14, 2011. Tang Wei and South Korean director Kim Tae Yong have held an impromptu wedding in Sweden, ahead of an official ceremony next month.
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Sistar dasom cast in shin yeon shik's film 'like a french movie'

Director Shin Yeon Shik is also a film educator in Korea, who has an on-going project in which he takes on new talent to launch into film. He is responsible for increased interest in the acting career of MBLAQ member Lee Joon. Shin Yeon Shik directed ...
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South korean filmmakers laud venice fest presence, discuss lack of ...

SEOUL — Hong Sang-soo's Hill of Freedom will compete in the 71st Venice Film Festival's new Horizons competition section next month, while two other South Korean fest regulars, Golden Lion winner Kim Ki-duk and veteran auteur Im Kwon-taek, will ...
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Joss whedon promises 4 prominent female roles in avengers 2: age of ultron

South Korean actress Claudia Kim didn't seem to be all that important of a casting choice. When news broke that she would be a part of the film, everyone speculated that she would simply have a line or two in the movie and then she'd be done. As the ...
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Passing of a video store and a downtown aesthetic

Mr. Kim emigrated from South Korea to the Lower East Side in 1979, and studied at the School of Visual Arts. When his Avenue A dry cleaning business was up and running in 1986, he dedicated a corner to movie rentals. The first Kim's Video arrived year ...
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Summer blockbusters heat up box office

Four Korean blockbusters are expected to set up a box office war as many filmgoers try to beat the summer heat in cinemas. "Kundo: Age of the ... The film will only appeal to teenagers or others interested in a couple hours of fluffy entertainment ...
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Community calendar for july 25

Event: “The Blind Side” Under the Stars outdoor movie fundraiser for Petal High School varsity girls basketball team at Petal High School football stadium. Gates open at 7:30 p.m., movie starts at 8 p.m. Bring blankets, lawn chairs. Admission: $5 per ...
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Jason blum interview: the purge: anarchy, paranormal activity 5 and more

Although he's been a successful Hollywood movie producer since the mid-90s, it was the gigantic, unexpected popularity of Paranormal Activity which brought Jason Blum and his production company Blumhouse Productions to the world's attention. Since that ...
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What comicbook superheroes could learn from 'dawn of the planet of the apes'

... the ubiquitous James Franco, have been victims of an apocalyptic virus, leaving the simians to establish a sylvan, Athens-like society across the bay from San Francisco (Franco, who is not in the movie, likely went to North Korea to smooth over ...
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