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Local film 'The Prison' presold to 62 countries

"The Prison," a Korean crime thriller, has already been sold to 62 countries around the world before its release in local theaters next week, its local distributor said Monday. (Yonhap) The distrib...

Updated : 2017.03.13 14:02

'Kong' beats 'Logan' at S. Korean box office

King Kong conquered Wolverine in its first weekend in South Korean theaters. The Hollywood action blockbuster "Kong: Skull Island" drew in 823,222 viewers, or 49.1 percent of ticket sales, over the ...

Updated : 2017.03.13 09:40

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

Kong: Skull Island (US) Opened March 8 Fantasy, science fiction. Directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts It is 1973. A secret organization called Monarch finds an island that is known to hold a new speci...

Updated : 2017.03.10 17:01

New poster for Hong Sang-soo’s film revealed

The Korean poster for Hong Sang-soo’s “On the Beach at Night Alone,” which competed in the Berlin International Film Festival last month, was revealed by the film’s production and distribution co...

Updated : 2017.03.09 14:22

Director Hong, actress Kim Min-hee to face Korean press

Film director Hong Sang-soo and Kim Min-hee, best actress at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival, will next week make their first public appearance together in Korea since their extramarital ...

Updated : 2017.03.08 21:18

Scarlett Johansson, cast of ‘Ghost in the Shell’ to visit Korea

The sci-fi crime action thriller “Ghost in the Shell” will have its world premiere in Korean theaters on March 29, the film’s local distributor Lotte Entertainment said Wednesday. The film’s dir...

Updated : 2017.03.08 16:58

Bong Joon-ho's new Netflix movie 'Okja' to be released on June 28

"Okja," South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's follow-up to his smash-hit "Snowpiercer," will get a worldwide release on Netflix on June 28, officials at the US streaming service's local PR agency said...

Updated : 2017.03.08 13:49

‘Taxi Driver’ featuring Song Kang-ho, Thomas Kretschmann to open this summer

“Taxi Driver,” a film about the 1980 Gwangju uprising, will hit local theaters this summer, the film’s distributor Showbox said Tuesday. The film stars Song Kang-ho as the taxi driver Man-seob ...

Updated : 2017.03.07 13:34

‘Logan’ tops box office

Hugh Jackman’s final Wolverine movie “Logan” was tops at the box office here, data showed Monday. The sci-fi action flick featuring actor Jackman’s return as the clawed Marvel superhero sold s...

Updated : 2017.03.06 15:46

[Movie Review] ‘Kiki’ is energetic, affectionate portrait of New York’s LGBT ballroom scene

LOS ANGELES -- The various bodies moving through “Kiki,” an energetic and enveloping documentary about New York City’s LGBT ballroom scene, are capable of astonishing, even superhuman physical fea...

Updated : 2017.03.03 16:18

[Movie Review] Oscar nominee ‘Zucchini’ is stop-motion delight with tart humor

LOS ANGELES -- As unexpectedly enchanting as its title is initially perplexing, “My Life as a Zucchini” is short but oh so satisfyingly bittersweet, an example of the kind of movie magic that’s al...

Updated : 2017.03.03 16:17

Song Ji-hyo, Shin Ha-kyun cast for new film ‘Wind Wind Wind’

Song Ji-hyo and Shin Ha-kyun have been cast in an upcoming film tentatively titled “Wind Wind Wind” (unofficial translation), the film’s distributor Next Entertainment World said Friday. Directed...

Updated : 2017.03.03 16:16

‘Oldboy’ Choi Min-sik unscrupulous politician in new film

Iconic Korean actor Choi Min-sik will be returning to the big screen next month with “Special Citizen.” A trailer for the film was released by its distributor Showbox on Thursday. Best known to in...

Updated : 2017.03.02 11:28

[Herald Review] ‘Bluebeard’ toys with psychology of fallen man

The frozen Han River melts to reveal the body of a woman. With the resurfacing of a murder long forgotten, “Bluebeard” sends the characters, audience and plot spiraling down a rabbit hole where no...

Updated : 2017.03.02 11:27

[Box Office] Movies in theaters

Bluebeard (Korea) Opened March 1 Thriller. Directed by Lee Su-yeon Seung-hoon (Cho Jin-woong) is a doctor whose failed marriage and career have put him on edge financially and psychologically. Fo...

Updated : 2017.03.02 11:25