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[Movie Review] Luc Besson’s ‘Valerian and City of Thousand Planets’ is dazzling, dimwitted space opera

In his ludicrously entertaining 2014 science-fiction thriller, “Lucy,” French director Luc Besson gave us a chemically enhanced action heroine with the rare ability to harness 100 percent of her bra...

Updated : 2017.07.21 17:15

[Movie Review] Riveting ‘Dunkirk’ is Nolan’s, and year’s, best

“Dunkirk” is not a typical war movie. There are no brothers in arms, no flashbacks to simpler times and pretty wives and girlfriends left behind, no old men in situation rooms pontificating about po...

Updated : 2017.07.21 17:13

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

Dunkirk(US)Drama, thriller. Directed by Christopher NolanIn May 1940 during World War II, Germany advances into France and traps the Allied troops on the beaches of Dunkirk. A slow, methodical plan to...

Updated : 2017.07.21 16:57

Hong Sang-soo’s ‘On the Beach’ nabs prize at Jersualem film fest

Hong Sang-soo’s “On the Beach at Night Alone” won the top prize in the international film category at the Jerusalem Film Festival on Friday.  “Using the simplest of cinematic tools, Hong Sang-soo...

Updated : 2017.07.21 16:53

Kim Bum to return to big screen for ‘Detective K’

Kim Bum is set to return to the big screen with the third sequel of comedy-mystery film “Detective K.” Kim’s agency Kingkong Entertainment said Thursday that the actor is confirmed to star in the ...

Updated : 2017.07.20 20:19

World’s largest IMAX screen opens in Seoul

CJ CGV, Korea’s largest cinema chain, opened the world’s biggest IMAX screen in its renovated CGV Yongsan multiplex in Seoul Monday.The screen measures 31 meters wide and 22.4 meters high -- about f...

Updated : 2017.07.20 18:26

[Herald Interview] All-female 'Below Her Mouth’ stretches boundaries at Bucheon film fest

One of the big issues in the film world today is getting more female perspectives on to the silver screen, and perhaps no film better exemplifies those efforts than director April Mullen’s “Below He...

Updated : 2017.07.20 17:46

[Herald Review] Experiencing Japanese atrocities in ‘Battleship Island’

It is inevitable that Korean cinema frequently retell the story of the Japanese occupation, a defining scar in the country’s history, in various ways. “The Battleship Island” is the most recent of ...

Updated : 2017.07.20 14:52

‘Battleship Island’ sees Song Joong-ki in another heroic role

Much-anticipated war flick “The Battleship Island,” starring Song Joong-ki and others in a star-studded cast, was unveiled to press Wednesday at CGV Yongsan.  Director Ryoo Seung-wan said he had al...

Updated : 2017.07.19 18:03

Bucheon film fest brings 2017's best in gross-out

The Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival has enjoyed a hard-earned reputation for bringing to Korea the most outlandish, horrific and just plain absurd cinema to Korean audiences over the las...

Updated : 2017.07.19 11:06

CGV eyes overseas expansion

Featuring gravity-free beds, a virtual reality arcade and an IMAX screen five times larger than the average screen, the newly renovated CGV Yongsan hopes to take the multiplex theater model to another...

Updated : 2017.07.18 15:53

Kim Jee-woon’s upcoming sci-fi flick boasts stellar cast

A star-studded cast has been confirmed for Kim Jee-woon’s upcoming film “Inlang.”Gang Dong-won, Han Hyo-joo, Jung Woo-sung, Kim Moo-yeol, Han Ye-ri and Huh Joon-ho are set to star in the director’...

Updated : 2017.07.18 15:48

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' tops 6 mln in attendance

The Hollywood film "Spider-Man: Homecoming" has surpassed 6 million in the accumulated number of viewers on the 13th day of its run, data showed Tuesday.According to a computerized tally from the Kore...

Updated : 2017.07.18 11:44

German actor Thomas Kretschmann to visit Korea to promote new film

German actor Thomas Kretschmann will visit South Korea for promotional activities for "A Taxi Driver," a Korean historical film that stars the actor, the movie's distributor said Tuesday.Kretschmann w...

Updated : 2017.07.18 11:41

Park Seo-joon, Kang Ha-neul play opposites in upcoming buddy movie ‘Midnight Runners’

A buddy flick brimming with youthful energy and the classic opposites-attract bromance chemistry starring Park Seo-joon and Kang Ha-neul will hit theaters this summer.“I play someone who acts before ...

Updated : 2017.07.17 15:17