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Cruise returns to Korea, presenting ‘Rogue Nation’

Tom Cruise is well-known for his love of Korea and its moviegoers, and made a stop here on his promotional tour for “Mission: Impossible -- Rogue Nation” together with director Christopher McQuarrie...

Updated : 2015.07.30 17:53

[Herald Review] Swaggering ‘Veteran’ pulls no punches

After being bombarded this year with back-to-back Hollywood blockbuster movies filled with exploding cars, collapsing buildings, and cities turned upside down, it seemed that bigger, louder and hotter...

Updated : 2015.07.29 17:52

Weekend Box Office Guide

Heading to theaters this weekend but not sure what to watch?The Korea Herald offers a summary of the top box office hits now playing.For the fourth weekend of July, check out "Pixels" or "Three Summe...

Updated : 2015.07.24 17:35

‘Memories of the Sword’ set to join summer box office battle

“Memories of the Sword” is set to hit the big screen next month, intensifying summer box office competition with “Assassination,” “Veteran,” “The Beauty Inside” and the Hollywood blockbuster “...

Updated : 2015.07.24 16:40

Actor Lee Byung-hun apologizes over blackmail scandal

Actor Lee Byung-hun made a public apology Friday for causing trouble over a blackmail case in his first public appearance here since the scandal emerged."It's all thanks to your attention that I was able to live as an actor," Lee said in a trembling voice during a press conference to promo...

Updated : 2015.07.24 15:02

Jun Ji-hyun is 10 weeks pregnant

Jun Ji-hyun (Yonhap) Korea’s top-notch actress Jun Ji-hyun is 10 weeks pregnant, due early next year, according to her agency Culture Depot on Wednesday.   “To be honest, it hasn’...

Updated : 2015.07.23 16:48

[Herald Interview] Ha Jung-woo brings romance to dark era in ‘Assassination’

Ha Jung-woo has never been an actor to turn down a challenge. For “Kundo: Age of the Rampant” (2014), he shaved his head and played the part of a lowly 19th-century butcher who ferociously avenges h...

Updated : 2015.07.22 18:01

Zombies, ghosts and all things horror at BiFan

Zombies, ghouls and the horrific of all kinds abound as the biggest genre film festival in Asia stirs into life in Bucheon, Gyeonggi Province. Branching out from the European genre film festivals on w...

Updated : 2015.07.21 18:31

[Herald Review] 'The Piper' bites off more than it can chew

 “The Piper” is an interesting hodgepodge that borrows elements from various genres and weaves together several plotlines.  There is the fantastical motif of the Pied Piper of Hamelin, set against...

Updated : 2015.07.16 17:49

Batman producer talks about ‘dark’ success

The internationally dubbed “boy who loved Batman” and the force behind producing the “Batman” and “Dark Knight” movie series, Michael E. Uslan, has come to Seoul to share the tremendous tales be...

Updated : 2015.07.15 18:37

Super Junior’s Siwon and Secret’s Sunhwa to promote music film fest

Super Junior’s Siwon and Secret’s Sunhwa were officially proclaimed the spokesmodels of the 11th Jecheon International Music & Film Festival Tuesday at a press conference at the Conrad Hotel in Seou...

Updated : 2015.07.15 18:07

Jecheon film fest to greet summer with movies, live tunes

This year marks the 11th anniversary of the Jecheon International Music & Film Festival, a partially competitive festival that offers a balance of movie screenings and outdoor concerts. Official poste...

Updated : 2015.07.15 17:59

Star-studded Korean films prepare to claim summer box office

The first half of 2015 was not kind to the Korean film industry. With the exception of “Ode to My Father” and “Twenty,” no Korean movies were able to make a big splash in theaters. Korean moviego...

Updated : 2015.07.15 17:51

Box office

Inside Out (U.S.) Opened July 9Animation. Directed by Pete Docter, Ronaldo Del CarmenThe latest movie from Pixar takes the audience into the head of 11-year-old Riley, where all emotions are controlle...

Updated : 2015.07.10 20:12

Shim, game changer in Korean cinema

In Paju, near the Book City in Gyeonggi Province northwest of Seoul, a building stands alone next to a construction site in a vast barren area. It looks like a ghost town, with very few people around,...

Updated : 2015.07.10 19:09