The Anniversary of “Make Your Move” – Two Years Ago



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The release of Make Your Move starring Derek Hough as Donny and BoA Kwon as Aya has come and gone, yet we’d like to reminisce a bit on the movie because the month of April is its anniversary. 🙂  It was two years ago, on April 17, 2014, that Make Your Move was released in South Korea, followed by its release on April 18 in the US. How long we had waited!

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Many of us had followed the cast and crew of Cobu 3D for 3 years, beginning in April of 2011. We sought pictures, listened to all the interviews, tweeted with the cast, and read everything we could get our hands on.  We suffered through all the delays, eagerly awaiting the official release. And once the film was released, we sighed at the lack of promotion of this intriguing dance film (see here).  It had been some journey, right?

For old time’s sake, let’s walk down Memory Lane. Below are just a few pictures, videos, interviews, etc. Enjoy this nostalgic, sentimental look back!

VIDEOS

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We absolutely loved this exclusive behind-the-scenes video that was released to us by High Top Releasing! In the video, we gained a little inside-look of how the dance scenes were created for the film and how the diverse music was incorporated into MAKE YOUR MOVE. We got nice interviews too from Duane Adler, Derek Hough, BoA Kwon, Napoleon and Tabitha D’Umo, and Yako Miyamoto!

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How about this beautiful, romantic, sexy and exquisite video! (Thanks to xkjcharmed21x at Youtube who created it.) The chemistry between Derek and BoA melted the screen! Sigh…. 🙂 They are still our favorite couple to ship. 🙂

PHOTO GALLERIES

You can’t deny the incredible chemistry that Derek Hough and BoA had together on screen in MAKE YOUR MOVE as we watched their characters ‘Donny’ and ‘Aya’ fall in love!

Check out this photo gallery of scenes from Make Your Move of our favorite moments of Donny & Aya! Don’t you just want to go “Awwwww!”?

Enjoy this brief slideshow below of @MYMtheMovies’s marketing teasers. Such neat phrases that say it all. 🙂

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Below are a few movie stills. Do you recall the scenes and the circumstances surrounding them?

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THE MUSIC: OFFICIAL SOUND TRACK

Some of our most popular posts on this site have been the ones about the music. Below are a few of the songs. You can get the Official Soundtrack (OST) on iTunes.

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Don’t you just love the wonderful and memorable song written by Derek, and especially the romantic scene that he and BoA danced to?

Let Me In

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Eric Goldman and Michael Thomas (Cochoran)

Let Me In
Written by Michael Corcoran, Eric Goldman, and Derek Hough
Performed by Michael Corcoran (during the film) and BoA (during end credits).
Sample of the Song by BoA

K-Pop Artists

From Lust Til Dawn (Nu Abo)
Written by Mich Hansen, Engelina Larsen, Jose Aguirre Lopez, and Thomas Troelsen
Performed by F(x)
Sample of the Song

Say Yes
Written by Johannes Joergensen and Daneil Klein
Performed by Jessica of Girls’ Generation, Krystal of F(x), and KRIS of EXO-M
Sample of the Song

Runnin’ On Empty
Written by Peter Habib, March Joseph, Adam Nierow, and Yaroslav Vynnytsky
Performed by TVXQ
Sample of the Song

Cheap Creeper
Written by Michael Gusbee and Kalle Engstrom
Performed by Girls’ Generation
Sample of the Song

Shannon LaBrie

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You Found Me
Written and Performed by Shannon LaBrie
Entire Song

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Felicia Barton

Catching Shadows
Written by Amy Powers and Matthew Tishler
Performed by Felicia Barton
Sample of the Song

Other Artists

Everybody (DPPLGNGRS Remix)
Written and Performed by IDC
Sample of the Song

 

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NOSTALGIC WRAP-UP

No review would be complete without the now famous Official trailer. How many times have we each watched this? Be honest! 🙂

As our final offering for our walk down Memory Lane — for one last time — let’s watch this incredibly sweet “Goodnight” scene between Donny and Aya.

Hope you enjoyed this flashback of Make Your Move (aka Cobu 3D) and all the fond memories it may have evoked. It’s been sweet preparing it for you!

Thanks for stopping by our website and supporting us all these years! It’s been a blast! From all of us at MakeYourMoveFans: “Over and Out!” 🙂

Donny's Tap Shoes and the Cobu Girl's Taiko Drums.

Over and Out!

4 Ways to Watch “Make Your Move” Starring Derek Hough and BoA

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Haven’t you seen Make Your Move yet? Or maybe you’ve seen it, but would like to see it again, yes? Well, why not heat things up tonight by watching Donny and Aya and their amazing chemistry and their out-of-this world dancing? While you’re at it, be mesmerized by the awesome displays of group dancing and Japanese taiko drumming. Truly, this movie is quite possibly the dance film of the decade?

Make Your Move starring Derek Hough and BoA was released for such a short time and in only a limited number of theaters, but we want everyone who enjoys dance flicks to be able to savor this movie. The dancing is that good. Here are four ways you can still see this movie.

Try iTunes. itunes-25-535x535 For just $14.99, you can download into your iTunes library your very own copy in HD, or for just $12.99 in SD. Or if you wish, you can rent the film in HD for $4.99 or in SD at $3.99. Such a deal! (We recommend you buy your very own copy, however, for the bonus features.)

 

 

To buy the DVD with the bonus features (deleted scenes, how Derek and BoA learned their choreographed routines), Amazon is the way to go. amazonYou can purchase the DVD for $22.81 or in Blu-Ray™ for $25.89. If you are an Amazon Prime member, you can have your very own copy for $14.96 or $19.95 respectively. Amazon Prime members can even rent it for $3.99. Head over to Amazon.com, if you want to watch it this way.

While you’re there, take a look at Derek Hough’s new book, Taking the Lead: Lessons from a Life in Motion. The Make Your Move DVD and Derek’s new book can be purchased together for just $30.77. Such a deal! 🙂 Or, if you just want an autographed copy of the book, you can go here.

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vudu_logoDo you have access to Vudu ? Vudu is available on virtually every internet-connected Blu-ray™ player and HD TV on the market. You can download a copy of Make Your Move for only $14.99 in HD, $$13.99 in SD. Or you can rent a copy for $5.99 in HDX, $4.99 in HD and $3.99 in SD. Go to Vudu, if you want to watch it this way.

Are you connected to a cable company and have access to On-Demand features? Comcast-on-Demand-LogoIf so, then you can watch the movie on your own TV. For example, Comcast rents Make Your Move On-Demand for $5.99 in HD, $4.99 in SD. Turn on your TV and check it out. Here’s a brief clip from Xfinity Comcast’s On-Demand of Aya’s Drum class. Remember that scene? Or check out the movie trailer.

Just to entice you more, check out this behind-the-scenes clip of Make Your Move…and then — make sure you go get your own copy. 🙂

ICYMI (In Case You Missed It) – All the News About “Make Your Move”

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Need to play catch up? Here are some of our most recent and/or popular posts.

Reviews

A Fan Blog of the “Make Your Move” Premiere with Derek Hough and BoA

Review of ‘Make Your Move’ from 247 Asian Media & Photo Gallery

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Photos

More Photos from the “Make Your Move” Premiere Screening

Director Duane’s Unseen Photos from “Make Your Move” of BoA and Derek Hough

BoA on Her Way to Los Angeles for ‘Make Your Move’ Premiere and More! (PHOTOS)

From Rich Ting’s Photo Library – Exclusive “Make Your Move” Premiere Pics

BoA Attends “Make Your Move” Showcase in Seoul, Korea [PHOTOS]

Screencaps of the Official “Let Me In” Music Video starring Derek Hough and BoA

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General Articles

Behind-the-Scenes With Derek Hough and BoA on “MAKE YOUR MOVE”!

BoA Talks about Derek Hough and the filming of “Make Your Move” in “1st Look” Magazine

BoA Starts Promotion For New Korean “MAKE YOUR MOVE” Website!

Derek Hough & BoA Promote Their Movie “Make Your Move”! (Part II)

Duane Adler Considers Derek Hough the Fred Astaire/Gene Kelly of our Time (New Interview)

Los Angeles Charity Screening of “Make Your Move” to Benefit Dizzy Feet Foundation! Monday, 3/31/2014

“Make Your Move” Starring BoA and Derek Hough To Be Released in KOREA on April 17

The Korea Times Interviews BoA About ‘MAKE YOUR MOVE’

Duane Adler Tweets About the Screening Premiere of “Make Your Move” and More

South Korea/US Film, “Make Your Move” Sold to 54 Countries

The Dance Style Fusion Evolution of “Make Your Move”

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Information Blogs

We Need Your Help! — “Make Your Move” May Only Be A ‘Limited Release’

“Make Your Move” in 3D Coming to a City Near You…Maybe!

Pre-Order the “Make Your Move” Official Soundtrack on iTunes!

Is “Make Your Move” On DVD? – Buyer Beware!

Buy the “Make Your Move” Official Soundtrack on iTunes NOW!

“Make Your Move” on Social Media: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc!

BoA promoting Make Your Move on Naver

Videos

Derek Hough Press Tour for ‘MAKE YOUR MOVE’ (Videos)

Korean ‘MAKE YOUR MOVE’ Promotion! SMTown Artists Show Their Support For BoA!

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Music / Soundtrack

The Music of “Make Your Move” OST – Derek Hough, BoA, TVXQ, Girls Generation, Shannon LaBrie

New Info on the “MAKE YOUR MOVE” Soundtrack — “Let Me In” Release Date on iTunes & Full Song List!

Polls

POLL RESULTS: Song You Are Most Looking Forward to Hearing from Make Your Move!

POLL: Which MAKE YOUR MOVE star are you looking forward to seeing the most?

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The link below will take you to another post of recent and popular articles from March 15, 2014 and before.

Recent and Popular Articles: Derek Hough, BoA, the Cast and Crew, and the Music of “Make Your Move 3D”

Reviews, Media Coverage, & More from the ‘MAKE YOUR MOVE’ Premiere!

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Derek Hough, Duane Adler, & BoA Kwon via Zimbio Pictures

We are finally getting some great media coverage on our beloved movie MAKE YOUR MOVE!

REVIEWS/ARTICLES

First, check out this great review from Arts Beat LA. Reviewer Pauline Adamek sounded like she absolutely loved the film!

Writer/Director Duane Adler (the writer who brought us Step Up and Save the Last Dance) has fashioned a solid screenplay that has the right amount of formulaic elements to make it work, yet enough complexity to keep you guessing. There’s a point when you really have no idea if it’s all going to resolve—and how? There’s plenty of hope and promise and that’s one aspect that makes this movie an especially rewarding experience.

Read more “Make Your Move” – hot dance romance tears up the screen – Los Angeles film / movie review.

Here are some other articles that you should check out:

BoA and Derek Wear Bright Smiles at Premiere Of “Make Your Move”
Derek Hough & BoA Premiere ‘Make Your Move’ After ‘DWTS’
BoA Stars in the Dance Film, ‘Make Your Move’, With Derek Hough
Derek Hough and Amy Purdy Step Out For Make Your Move Premiere After DWTS Performance (PHOTOS)
BoA snaps a photo with her ‘Make Your Move’ co-star Derek Hough

Here is an interview by Cindy J. Lee with the MAKE YOUR MOVE cast. She reports for LA 18, which is ‘Southern California’s #1 Asian-language TV station bringing news and entertainment, in multiple languages, to the largest U.S. Asian market.’

PHOTOS

There were SO MANY photos being tweeted during the premiere, but the following have high quality and large photos! So be sure to check out the following links, which have both unmarked and watermarked photos.

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“Make Your Move” Los Angeles Premiere – Arrivals via PRPhotos.com
‘Make Your Move’ Screening in LA (Derek Hough) via Zimbio
‘Make Your Move’ Afterparty in LA (Derek Hough) via Zimbio
‘Make Your Move’ Screening in LA (BoA) via Zimbio
‘Make Your Move’ Afterparty in LA (BoA) via Zimbio
Koreaboo “Make Your Move” Photo Stream
BoA Goddess Club in Taiwan
Official Make Your Move Korean Facebook
SMTown Now
NuttyNomads covers the ‘Make Your Move’ Premiere

MORE FUN STUFF

A BoA fan is absolutely thrilled he got to meet her!
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Cute video of Derek bringing up BoA to introduce the movie!
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Producer Robert Cort makes a speech at the after party & then the cast has a toast!

Videos from the “Make Your Move” Premiere Screening

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Derek Hough at the “Make Your Move” Premiere with Nappytabs.

Below are a variety of video interviews from the Make Your Move screening premiere that occurred on Monday, March 31st in Los Angeles. Enjoy! 🙂

Make Your Move Premiere in L.A.
Interview with Duane Adler about working with BoA and Derek; interview with Rich Ting about his friendship with choreographer Famous Jae, his education at Yale and his short hair; interview with Nappytabs who call BoA over and their cute exchange; interview with Derek about the Dizzy Feet Foundation dance programs in Utah.

Make Your Move Stars at the Premiere
Derek talks his experience in working on this movie and how he didn’t want any stunt doubles; BoA talks about working with Derek; Duane talks about the chemistry between BoA and Derek; Rich Ting talks about his role and how he has long been a fan of BoA; Izabella Miko talks about the “hot, sexy duo” that BoA and Derek are; Miki Ishikawa tells her story and talks about her role; Weslety compliments both Derek and BoA in completely different ways. A must see!

Derek Hough Pranks BoA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=njn0Fh-LeQc&feature=youtu.be&showinfo=0

BoA and Derek Talk to the Screening Audience
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BoA on the Red Carpet
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Derek Hough on the Red Carpet
An expanded version of the second video on this post, with Derek also addressing his partnership on “Dancing With the Stars” with Amy Purdy

Derek Hough Greets a Fan
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot46Stv7jcY&feature=youtu.be&a&showinfo=0

Derek Hough with his DWTS friends, BoA, and Duane on the Red Carpet
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BoA at the Screening
Expanded version of the second video on this post, with BoA talking about her new album.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRKkzjakLQs&feature=youtu.be&showinfo=0

Duane Adler Talks about the Chemistry between BoA and Derek Hough
Expanded version of the second video on this post with Duane also talking about his viewing of dancing and dance movies.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Gp-5iEUcPw&feature=youtu.be&showinfo=0

Rich Ting on Working With BoA
Expanded version of Rich’s interview in the second video on this post, with Rich also talking about his current movie.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gO-Q6iHdWMw&feature=youtu.be&showinfo=0

Wesley Jonathan on Working with BoA and Derek Hough
Expanded version of Wesley’s interview in the second video on this post, with Wesley also talking about his current career pursuits.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCO3Ye6bdmI&feature=youtu.be&showinfo=0

Miki Ishikawa on working with BoA
Expanded version of Miki’s interview in the second video of this post.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPaHL7SWy1Q&feature=youtu.be&showinfo=0

Derek Toasts BoA

Wesley Jonathan Shares a Vine Video

 

Derek Hough, BoA, & Special Guests Attend “Make Your Move” Premiere in Los Angeles! 3/31/2014

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Donny and Aya in “Make Your Move”

The cast and crew of Make Your Move gathered together in Los Angeles on Monday, March 31st. The occasion? The premiere screening of their movie, Make Your MoveAnd what a star-studded event it was!

Leading man Derek Hough was there for his first screening with his fellow cast mates, and all the way from Korea … leading lady, BoA!

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BoA on her way to Los Angeles.

Also in attendance was the screenwriter and director of the film, Duane Adler; co-stars, Wesley Jonathan, Will Yun Lee and Izabella Miko, as well as famed choreographers Napoleon and Tabitha D’umo (NappyTabs); Rich Ting (Oku); Allison Holker, Yako Miyamoto, Miki Ishikawa, and Tiffany Daniels (Cobu Girls); choreographer and tapper Nick Gonzalez Erin K. Dillon and Joel High (music directors from Creative Control).

Special guests were Adam Shankman (Hairspray, Rock of Ages, So You Think You Can Dance), Tony Basil (Mickey), Mark Ballas, Sharna Burgess, Lindsay Arnold, Witney Carson, Kym Johnson (Dancing With the Stars), Stephen “tWitch” Boss (So You Think You Can Dance), Jenna Effman (Dharma and Greg); Tony Selznick (MSA Agency)

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Other premiere attendees were actor Noah Urrea, singer Miguelito, singer/songwriter Lundson Knighten, singer Taylor Bright, Make Your Move producer Robert Cort, dancer Sasha Farber, actor Adam Garcia, and choreographer Jade.

This special screening event was to benefit the Dizzy Feet Foundation which was founded by Nigel Lythgoe (So You Think You Can Dance, American Idol), who was also in attendance. The purpose of the Dizzy Feet Foundation is to “to support, improve, and increase access to dance education in the United States”. Derek Hough is part of the Choreographers’ Council of the Dizzy Feet Foundation.

Below are some photos from this very special event. Click an image to enlarge.

For more photos of the Make Your Move screening, head over to Getty Images.

 

“Make Your Move” on Social Media: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc!

In this post you will find links to the official Twitters, Instagram, Facebook, Tumblr & websites for many of our cast & crew. We’ll also post links to ‘Make Your Move’ official sites!

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Nappytabs: Napoleon and Tabitha D'umo

Nappytabs: Napoleon and Tabitha D’umo

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DUANE ADLER (Director/Screenwriter)
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POLL: Which MAKE YOUR MOVE star are you looking forward to seeing the most?

THE RESULTS ARE IN! With 89.2%, the MAKE YOUR MOVE star that fans are most looking forward to seeing on the big screen is BOA! We had a total of 1,741 votes and our leading lady grabbed 1,553 of the votes! Derek Hough was in second place with 9.76% of the votes with a total 170 votes!

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Thank you to everyone who voted! We’ll have another fun poll up soon!

 

We want to know which MAKE YOUR MOVE star you are most excited to see in the movie! As you know, our romantic leads Derek Hough and BoA are making their film debut. But we are also seeing movie debuts from Allison Holker and Yuhno! Make sure you vote and make comments. We will post the results of the poll in a week!

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Recent and Popular Articles: Derek Hough, BoA, the Cast and Crew, and the Music of “Make Your Move 3D”

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Since it’s near impossible to be on the internet 24/7, or even on Twitter, it’s entirely possible that you missed a few of our recent or more popular articles (posts). Why not check out the titles below and see if you’re up-to-date? Perhaps, you’ll even want to re-read one of your favorite articles. 🙂

At the bottom of this blog is a link that will take you to a listing of our TOP TEN posts, with the number of views.

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Cast & Crew Posts

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Social Media Posts

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UPDATED: Donny and Aya’s ‘Family’ of Characters from “Make Your Move 3D”

Over 2 years ago, we posted a Cobu 3D ‘Family’ Tree with some of the characters in the film, and showing their relationships to each other.  However, little did we know that we had failed to include all the major players.

Now, with new information under our belts, we offer this newly revised, color-coded version of the Make Your Move 3D “Family”. Check out who is who. 🙂

COLOR CODING:
GREEN – Donny’s “Family” of friends
PURPLE – Aya’s “Family” of friends
BLUE – Kaz’s “Family” of friends
BROWN – Nick’s “Family” of friends
GRAY – Siblings
PINK – Lovers

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NEWLY revised Make Your Move Family Tree