FRIDAY October 2 - Pop! Weekend on SBS 2
4pm: Movie: Sophie's Revenge
Comic book artist Sophie (Zhang Ziyi) is a sweet and carefree girl brimming with creativity. She and her handsome surgeon boyfriend of two years, Jeff (So Ji-sub), are the perfect couple. After his marriage proposal to her in front of her family and all of her friends, Sophie is the happiest person in the world. Until one day, when Jeff meets famous movie star Joanna (Fan Bingbing) during a surgical procedure. Immediately afterwards, he breaks up with Sophie. Sophie decides to cover up the break-up, with only her 2 best friends, Lucy (Ruby Lin) and Lily (Yao Chen) knowing the truth. Then she comes up with a master plan: she will use the remaining two months before the wedding date to do whatever it takes to get Jeff back.
6pm: PopAsia BIGBANG Concert Special
Following the release of their fifth mini-album Alive, BIGBANG set off on their 2012 Alive world tour, kicking off with three nights at the Olympic Gymnastics Stadium in Seoul. Recorded live in front of thousands of their screaming fans, this concert special sees the group put on a spectacular show filled with their hit songs like "Bad Boy", "Blue", "Fantastic Baby" and the eternal favorite "Lies".
The concert will be presented by PopAsia, hosted by Jamaica dela Cruz and Andy Trieu and featuring a selection of BIGBANG's best music videos.
8:35pm: Movie: The Thieves
Popie (Lee Jung-Jae), Yenicall (Gianna Jun), Chewingum (Kim Hae-Sook) and Zampano (Kim Soo-Hyun) are a team of professional thieves in South Korea. After they score a valuable antique vase, they hear from Macao Park (Kim Yun-Seok) in which he proposes a highly lucrative new job in Macau. Safe-cracker Pepsee (Kim Hye-Soo) is released from prison on a special pardon and joins the gang.
To escape the heat at home, the Koreans join Chen's gang in Hong Kong: Chen (Simon Yam), Andrew (Oh Dal-Su), Julie (Angelica Lee) and Johnny (Kwok Cheung Tsang) for a heist led by South Korean master thief Macao Park (Kim Yoon-seok), who was once Popie's boss. The super group has one goal - to steal the "Tear of Sun" diamond.
11pm: Movie: Lan Kwai Fong 3 (HK)
The story follows four women who hit the Hong Kong night-life district of Lan Kwai Fong, looking for excitement and love. Jeana (from the first movie) is now a model in an open, non-committed relationship with Jacky (also from the first movie), and continues with her party-hard night lifestyle. Her friend Sara, feeling neglected by her fiance, looks for excitement by hitting the clubs again. Papa is an ugly duckling who works as an infants' school teacher by day and rushes home to go clubbing at night, hoping to find a guy who will love her. Jolie is a rich orphan who is looking to have fun, having just come back from England during her university holidays.
12:45am: Movie: 20th Century Boys Pt. 1 (Jap)
Based on the award winning manga series created by Naoki Urasawa (Yawara; Monster), 20TH Century Boys Pt. 1 is the first instalment of the mind-blowing, three-part live-action adaptation of the epic sci-fi fantasy adventure originally inspired by the T. Rex song "20th Century Boy".
In 1969, Kenji, an elementary school kid and his friends built a secret base during their summer holidays. They fantasized that they had to fight villains who were out to conquer the world and wrote them in the Book of Prophecies. Years later in 1997, Kenji becomes a convenience store manager and leads a regular life after giving up his dreams to become a rock star. His boring life is suddenly turned upside down when his old classmate dies mysteriously and an entire family in the neighbourhood disappears. At the same time, a religious cult and its mysterious leader, Friend emerges and a strange chain of events duplicating exactly the events described in the Book of Prophecies follow. Is this the beginning of the end of the world? Who is Friend? (IMDb)