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[Herald Review] Two families with disabilities, two very different stories

Two films about families struggling with disabilities will hit theaters side by side on April 23, three days after the designated national day to raise awareness about physical disabilities. Despite t...

Updated : 2015.04.21 19:33

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The Avengers: Age of Ultron (U.S.)Opening April 23Adventure. Directed by Joss WhedonTony Stark attempts to revive a dormant peacekeeping program, but the situation takes a bad, dangerous turn. The Ave...

Updated : 2015.04.17 19:01

Marvel’s superheroes back in action

The Avengers superheroes are back to save the world from a rogue robot.The cast and crew of Marvel’s blockbuster “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” including director Joss Whedon, Robert Downey Jr. and Chr...

Updated : 2015.04.17 18:53

Three Korean films invited to Cannes

Three homegrown films have been invited to sidebar competition and non-competition categories of this year's Cannes International Film Festival, but none to the main competition for the third year in a row.  "The Shameless" and "Madonna" will be screened in the "Un Certain Regard" sectio...

Updated : 2015.04.17 10:36

S. Korean theaters bustling before 'Avengers 2' release

With about a week left before the opening of the "Avengers" sequel, South Korean cinemas were bustling with fans coming to reserve tickets for the film on Wednesday.Multiplex cinema chains such as CGV, Lotte Cinema and Megabox said they began receiving reservations at hundreds of theaters ...

Updated : 2015.04.15 16:54

Madness blurs with passion in ‘Whiplash’

“Whiplash,” the thrilling musical drama directed by Damien Chazelle, has become an unexpected hit in Korea, drawing in some 1.5 million moviegoers here as of early this month.The movie, which is abo...

Updated : 2015.04.12 18:44

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The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them (U.S.), Opened April 9Drama. Directed by Ned Benson. Conor Ludlow (James McAvoy) and Eleanor Rigby (Jessica Chastain) are a young couple living in New York. Th...

Updated : 2015.04.10 20:16

KOFA receives large donation of lost Korean films

A large trove of old Korean films considered lost have been acquired by a state-run film archive center, potentially filling some of the gaps in the official record of Korean cinema, Korea Film Archiv...

Updated : 2015.04.07 20:23

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Salute D’Amour (Korea)Opening April 9Drama, Romance. Directed by Kang Je-gyu70-year-old Sung-chil (Park Geun-hyung), who works at a local supermarket Jangsoo store is a stubborn, short-tempered, old ...

Updated : 2015.04.03 19:35

Australian drama ‘Partisan’ to open Jeonju Film Festival

Australian director Ariel Keliman’s feature debut “Partisan” will open the 16th edition of Jeonju International Film Festival, inviting a slew of cineaste to the southwestern city of Jeonju from Ap...

Updated : 2015.04.01 19:56

Love lies between life and death

In the film “Revivre,” a middle-aged man who has been looking after his dying wife suddenly finds himself attracted to a younger, beautiful woman. In the backdrop of the man’s tireless emotional st...

Updated : 2015.03.31 19:32

Comedy ‘Twenty’ tops Korean box office

Local comedy flick “Twenty” was the most popular film at the theaters over the weekend, stimulating the sluggish Korean box office dominated by Hollywood movies. “Twenty,” directed by Lee Byung-hu...

Updated : 2015.03.30 18:32

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Revivre (Korea)Opening April 9Drama. Directed by Im Kwon-taekBased on Korean author Kim Hoon’s award-winning novel “Hwajang” (a Korean word meaning makeup and cremation), “Revivre” is veteran dir...

Updated : 2015.03.27 19:15

Showbox inks deal for China foray

Showbox, one of Korea’s largest film production companies, has signed an exclusive partnership deal with China’s leading entertainment company, officially revving up its entry into the Chinese marke...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:09

Seoul to get ‘Film Forum’

There is good news for local film lovers who are feeling increasingly frustrated by the lack of diversity in Korea’s booming cinema industry.The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced plans to creat...

Updated : 2015.03.25 18:50