Girls' Generation's "I Got a Boy" may have polarized some K-pop fans, but that hasn't stopped the song from shooting straight to No. 1 in its first week. The girls dethroned their own hit, "Dancing Queen," on the official GAON singles chart this week, with "I Got a Boy" taking the top spot while their new album of the same name settles in at No. 1 on the albums chart. With their latest chart-toppers, The Divine Nine now boast nine No. 1 singles and nine No. 1 albums to their name. What are the odds?
Elsewhere on the singles chart, project group, Dazzling Red, climb 27 places to No. 2 with "This Person," while Baek Ji Young's latest power ballad, "I Hate It," debuts at No. 4, and Brown Eyed Girls' JeA rounds out the all-female top five with her soulful single, "Let's Hug." Further down, Sunny Hill's "Goodbye to Romance" is now officially the group's biggest hit to date, remaining at No. 7 for another week, while Yoseob's "Caffeine" continues to show its impressive longevity at No. 8.
Take a listen to this week's top five singles, below.
1. Girls' Generation - I Got a Boy
2. Dazzling Red - This Person
3. Girls' Generation - Dancing Queen
4. Baek Ji Young - I Hate It
5. JeA feat. Jung Yup - Let's Hug
The classic He-Man meme video stands the test of time as an iconic example of queer-coded art.
In December of 2005, Brokeback Mountain shifted queer-coded cinema into the mainstream.
Prior to 2005, "New Queer Cinema"––a term coined by film scholar B. Ruby Rich in Sight & Sound to define the queer-themed independent film movement, which focused on rejecting heteronormativity and concentrated on LGBTQ protagonists––existed on the fringe of the film world. It's worth noting that while the movement primarily refers to the boom in independent LGBTQ films from 1992 onwards, queer cinema existed for many years prior, albeit without a proper name. But regardless of nomenclature, New Queer Cinema was typically designated for niche audiences, relegated to arthouse showings at best.
There's a big problem with the trailer for Morbius, Sony's upcoming Marvel outing that is definitely not part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe even though it has Michael Keaton reprising his role as Vulture (please let us keep our license, Disney!).
See if you can spot it.
MORBIUS - Teaser Trailer www.youtube.com
If you answered, "Sampling Beethoven's 'Für Elise' to line up with blue-tinted action shots is the absolute lowest effort, brain-dead attempt to signify 'gothic vampire movie' in the entire history of movie trailers," you're correct, but that's still not the biggest problem with Morbius. No, the biggest problem is that Morbius is played by Jared Leto.