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‘Beyond the Lights’ director gave film’s star a crash course in diva

A 90210 ZIP Code. A 12-meter interior waterfall. Private movie theater. Rooftop deck equipped for 500 people.The $14 million Beverly Hills mansion had all the trappings of a verifiable celebrity home....

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:09

Box Office: Late Spring, Set Me Free, Cart

Late Spring (Korea)Opened Nov. 20Drama. Directed by Cho Keun-hyunIn rural 1960s South Jeolla Province, prominent sculptor Jun-koo (Park Young-woo) finds out that he is slowly dying of progressive tota...

Updated : 2014.11.21 21:07

‘Mockingjay’ stars reflect on growing up together

NEW YORK (AP) ― Sitting down to interview Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth, stars of the blockbuster “Hunger Games” franchise, feels a bit like hanging out with three siblings....

Updated : 2014.11.19 20:34

Matthew McConaughey gets Hollywood star

LOS ANGELES (AFP) ― Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey capped off a blockbuster year Monday as he received a star on the iconic Hollywood Walk of Fame.“It’s a special day, great moment in my career and for my family,” McConaughey, dressed in a light-colored suit with an open colla...

Updated : 2014.11.18 20:52

July Jung’s ‘A Girl at My Door’ wins award in Stockholm

Korean filmmaker July Jung won the Best First Film award on Friday at the Stockholm International Film Festival for her feature directorial debut “A Girl at My Door.” The movie deals with social jus...

Updated : 2014.11.17 21:04

‘Dumb and Dumber To’ tops U.S. box office

NEW YORK (AP) ― At the movies, idiocy never goes out of style. Twenty years after the 1994 original, “Dumb and Dumber To” opened with $38.1 million at the weekend box office, according to studio es...

Updated : 2014.11.17 20:46

Sci-fi epic 'Interstellar' becomes sensation in S. Korea

The Hollywood film "Interstellar" has become a sensation in South Korean movie theaters and is likely to soon surpass the 5 million mark in attendance, data showed Monday.The sci-fi epic by Christopher Nolan topped the weekend box office ranking for the second time in a row on Sunday, draw...

Updated : 2014.11.17 18:05

Aniston ready for a 3rd edition of ‘Horrible Bosses’

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― Jennifer Aniston said she pushed her sex-crazed dentist character as far as she could in in “Horrible Bosses 2,” but she’s willing to try again in a third installment. Asked if ...

Updated : 2014.11.16 20:53

Hollywood Film Awards honor Oscar hopefuls; ratings dismal

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― About halfway through the first televised Hollywood Film Awards, Chris Rock took the stage to accept a trophy for his film “Top Five.” “Wow, do you feel the excitement in the room?” he asked facetiously. The remark elicited the first real laughter of the night from ...

Updated : 2014.11.16 20:53

‘Theory of Everything’ makes the cosmos of a marriage shine

LOS ANGELES ― The field that made scientist Stephen Hawking an international celebrity may be physics, but the reason “The Theory of Everything” is emotionally effective as an examination of his li...

Updated : 2014.11.14 21:12

Box Office: Set Me Free, Cart, Interstellar

Set Me Free (Korea)Opened Nov. 13Drama. Directed by Kim Tae-yongSeventeen-year-old Young-jae (Choi Woo-sik) lives in the “House of Isaac,” a group home sponsored by a Catholic church, with younger c...

Updated : 2014.11.14 21:10

Park Chan-wook to direct Hollywood sci-fi thriller

Park Chan-wook. (AP-Yonhap)“Old Boy” director Park Chan-wook’s second Hollywood film is set to be a sci-fi thriller titled “Second Born,” American entertainment magazine Variety reported on Thurs...

Updated : 2014.11.14 20:48

Pitt: ‘Fury’ depicts horror of war

Hollywood actor Brad Pitt said Thursday that his new war flick, “Fury,” depicts the horrors and psychological pressure that soldiers had to face in a war zone. “This film for me speaks to the horro...

Updated : 2014.11.13 20:40

Brad Pitt hopes 'Fury' speaks to horrors of war

American actor Brad Pitt said Thursday he hopes his latest war film "Fury" will shed light on the grotesque reality of war in a world where violence has become more common."We live in violent times than ever before," the 50-year-old said at a news conference in Seoul. "This film, for me, s...

Updated : 2014.11.13 15:47

Ha Ji-won named honorary ambassador of children’s charity

Ha Ji-wonActress Ha Ji-won was appointed the honorary ambassador of the nongovernment organization Operation Smile on Tuesday.Following the appointment ceremony held at the office of the Korea Trade-I...

Updated : 2014.11.12 20:25