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‘Moonlight’ sweeps Spirit Awards

Sunday might have been dominated by “La La Land,” but Saturday belonged to “Moonlight.”Barry Jenkins’ luminous coming-of-age tale swept Saturday’s Film Independent Spirit Awards, taking home six...

Updated : 2017.02.26 13:18

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

A Single Rider(Korea)Opened Feb. 22Drama. Directed by Lee Zoo-youngJae-hoon (Lee Byung-hun) is a stockbroker who loses his fortune, friends and the trust of his clients after a risky investment goes a...

Updated : 2017.02.24 18:20

Monsters intrude on a culture clash in ‘Great Wall’

“Tell the world what you have seen,” a character exclaims in “The Great Wall,” “and what is coming!” The warning is about the mythical mass of marauding monsters that are sweeping down northern ...

Updated : 2017.02.24 18:17

What are Hong Sang-soo and Kim Min-hee up to?

Korean film industry insiders are speculating on the next move by director Hong Sang-soo and actress Kim Min-hee, who won the best actress award at the Berlin International Film Festival on Sunday for...

Updated : 2017.02.22 17:27

Hungary’s Berlin film fest winner Enyedi to adapt novel

The Hungarian director whose “On Body and Soul” won the top award at the Berlin Film Festival says her next project is an adaptation of “The Story of My Wife,” a 1942 novel by Hungarian writer and poet Milan Fust. Director Ildiko Enyedi also said Tuesday that she welcomed the national ...

Updated : 2017.02.22 16:44

Shooting gets underway for Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ film

Alden Ehrenreich has taken control of the Millennium Falcon. The Han Solo “Star War” spin-off has begun production. The Walt Disney Co. announced Tuesday that shooting began at London’s Pinewood Studios on Monday. To kick off the untitled Han Solo movie, the studio released a photo of t...

Updated : 2017.02.22 16:43

[Movie Review] ‘Single Rider’ explores what we have left behind

The man appeared to have everything: a well-paying job, a good reputation in his field, a beautiful wife and an adorable son. At precisely this moment, everything starts to crumble.Director Lee Zoo-yo...

Updated : 2017.02.22 15:25

‘On the Beach at Night Alone’ to open in March

Director Hong Sang-soo’s much-talked-about new film will hit local theaters on March 23, according to the production company Jeonwonsa Film Co., Monday.Although the film won Kim Min-hee the Silver Be...

Updated : 2017.02.21 15:19

[Herald Interview] Behind the charisma, Lee Byung-hun is drawn to subtlety

In one of his most acclaimed performances, Lee Byung-hun plays a gang member ordered to spy on his boss’s wife in director Kim Jee-woon’s 2005 noir “A Bittersweet Life.”The character starts out as...

Updated : 2017.02.21 15:17

[Movie Review] 'Lucid Dream': Unsalvageable mediocrity

Domestic sci-fi crime thriller "Lucid Dream" is the story of a single father who visits his and others' lucid dreams to find clues to track down the kidnapper of his little boy who was spirited away t...

Updated : 2017.02.21 11:35

'New Trial' tops weekend,' hitting 1 mln viewers mark

Domestic courtroom drama "New Trial" topped the box office on its first weekend, pushing aside the previous No. 1 "Fabricated City," data showed Monday. (OPUS Pictures)"New Trial" starring Kang Ha-neu...

Updated : 2017.02.20 09:50

[Herald Interview] Actor Go Soo still unsure after 20 years

With chiseled features and deep dark eyes, Go Soo has earned himself the nickname “the statue of David” among Korean fans -- but his identity as an actor has been less defined. Now nearing 20 years ...

Updated : 2017.02.19 15:23

Kim Min-hee notches best actress at Berlin film fest

Kim Min-hee has become the first South Korea actress to win the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the Berlin International Film Festival.Kim won the award for her role in the upcoming movie “On the Bea...

Updated : 2017.02.19 15:19

Kim Min-hee wins best actress in Berlin film fest 2017

South Korea's Kim Min-hee has won best actress at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival for a film exploring the meaning of love through unconventional relationships.She took home the Silver Bea...

Updated : 2017.02.19 09:31

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

New Trial(Korea)Opened Feb. 15Crime, thriller. Directed by Kim Tae-yunBased on a true story, the film traces Hyun-woo (Kang Ha-neul), who is framed after being the sole witness of a murder, due to the...

Updated : 2017.02.17 17:40