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Kim Ki-duk’s ‘The Net’ to be shown at Venice Film Festival

Korean filmmaker Kim Ki-duk has been invited to the annual Venice International Film Festival for the world premiere of “The Net.” Scheduled to be screened under the festival’s noncompetitive progr...

Updated : 2016.07.29 13:35

[Box Office] Latest movie releases

Operation Chromite(Korea)Opened July 27War, Drama. Directed by Lee Jae-hanThe story of the famed Incheon landing operation during the Korean War is told through the stellar cast of Liam Neeson, who pl...

Updated : 2016.07.29 13:26

‘Jason Bourne’ is a ripped-from-the-headlines thrill

It turns out you can teach an old dog new tricks. That’s if the dog is super-soldier former CIA agent Jason Bourne (Matt Damon), and the trainer is director Paul Greengrass, who helmed Bournes “Supr...

Updated : 2016.07.29 13:18

Hollywood honors Michael Keaton's rollercoaster career

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Michael Keaton capped a glorious late-career return from the wilderness Thursday when he finally received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, almost four decades after his firs...

Updated : 2016.07.29 12:47

‘Operation Chromite’ tops local box office

War drama film “Operation Chromite” topped the Korean box office on the first day of its release, according to the Korean Film Council on Thursday. On Wednesday, the movie attracted 477,033 viewers ...

Updated : 2016.07.28 14:40

Prequel to ‘Train to Busan’ set for August release

The prequel to the summer blockbuster film “Train to Busan” is scheduled for release in August, according to distribution company Next Entertainment World on Monday. Directed by the man behind the a...

Updated : 2016.07.25 16:49

Warner, Marvel wow Comic-Con with blockbuster previews

SAN DIEGO (AFP) - Two of Hollywood’s biggest studios went head-to-head at the San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday in an epic battle to demonstrate which has the best upcoming superhero movies.Warner Brot...

Updated : 2016.07.25 16:39

Director Kim Ki-duk to produce big-budget Chinese film

Art house filmmaker Kim Ki-duk has received 250 million yuan ($37.4 million) in investment from a Chinese production company for his upcoming film “Who is God,” according to an industry insider Frid...

Updated : 2016.07.24 13:51

Snowden film 'almost killed' by self-censorship

SAN DIEGO (AFP) - It was the largest data leak in United States history, fueling a firestorm over the issue of mass surveillance that resonated with Americans and the world.Oliver Stone's hotly-antici...

Updated : 2016.07.24 13:45

Brie Larson confirmed as ‘Captain Marvel’

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Oscar winner Brie Larson has a new title to add to her resume: superhero. Disney and Marvel announced Saturday at Comic-Con that Larson will star in “Captain Marvel” as the butt-kicking air force pilot Carol Danvers who gets special powers after an alien encounter.“Cap...

Updated : 2016.07.24 13:40

Warner wows Comic-Con with blockbuster previews

SAN DIEGO (AFP) -- Warner Brothers pulled back the curtain on its slate of upcoming blockbusters on Saturday at a star-studded presentation to thousands of die-hard San Diego Comic-Con fans.The studio took over the fanfest for two hours, with Conan O'Brien as host, to premiere its hotly an...

Updated : 2016.07.24 13:39

Asia’s largest genre film fest kicks off

Crowds flocked to the grass lawn in front of Bucheon City Hall on Thursday night for the opening of Asia’s biggest genre film event, the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival. The festival kicked off with fireworks, a modern dance performance, and an outdoor screening of “Captai...

Updated : 2016.07.22 17:21

[Herald Review] Complexities of war lost in ‘Operation Chromite’

The upcoming Korean War film “Operation Chromite” takes on the loaded subject matter with a studded cast of Korean A-listers and Hollywood actor Liam Neeson, best known to Korean audiences for his 2...

Updated : 2016.07.21 16:06

Actor-turned-director Jang Keun-suk to unveil short film

Often called the “Prince of Asia,” actor Jang Keun-suk will stand before audience at the 20th Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival as a director instead. Scheduled to be screened on July 22...

Updated : 2016.07.21 14:39

'Train to Busan' fetches record opening

"Train to Busan," one of the most anticipated films of this summer, has set a new record opening for all movies ever screened in the country, data showed Thursday.The apocalyptic zombie thriller drew ...

Updated : 2016.07.21 09:44