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YAM – Issue 005

It’s here, it’s here! And on time!
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What do we have on this 5th issue?? Yu Aoi cover story, courtesy of Rojo~
Plus, there’s more! A DBSK concert review – live from Japan! Harry Potter 6, Transformers 2, Moon and Public Enemies~ As well as Bibi Zhou, SNSD, Clazziquai and Seo Taiji! And 10 years after The WB’s Popular~~~

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Half-Blood Prince chronicles the sixth year in Harry Potter’s life at Hogwarts. Both wizard and muggle worlds are being affected by the “official” return of Voldermort and his Death Eaters.

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SNSD – Tell me your Wish

SNSD continues to rely on one-hit wonders to sell their mini-albums. The title song of this mini-album is another hit that is sweeping the Korean music charts as Gee did, but to deliver a mini-album that only has one good song is tiresome.

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Bye-bye, Classic DVDs

A recent article by Macleans.ca titled “Say goodbye to big screen classics” talks about the decreasing number of DVD sales and how it is affecting future releases of classical films.

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Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

After the success of the first Transformers live action film and how great it turned out to be, I was really looking forward to see Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen on the big screen. I felt kinda decepticonned after watching it.

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Giant (Uruguayan Film)

Gigante tells the story of Jara, a big security guard that works night shifts at a supermarket, who begins having feelings – maybe a bit of stalkery feelings – for the pretty floor cleaner.

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Huacho

Huacho tells the story of a low-income family in central Chile, following the point of view of each member –- grandparents Clemira and Cornelio, daughter Alejandra, and her pre-teenager boy Manuel –- for a period of 24 hours, as they deal with the overlap of modern and rural life.

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KISS – Lima, Peru 2009

The place? The “Estadio Nacional”. The People? The KISS Army. The time? Nine o’clock. There was a lot of people, all different ones… young people waiting to see if the band was as good as their parents had said. Old people with their eyes filled with joy.

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Tea Date

Tea Date is an American/Korean short film starring Mark Barkan and Doona Bae as an English teacher and his Korean student, respectively.