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Hong Sang-soo admits recent film about affair reflects reality at Berlin Film Fest

Director Hong Sang-soo and actress Kim Min-hee attended the Berlin International Film Festival together on Thursday, marking their first public appearance together since reports of their extramarital...

Updated : 2017.02.17 13:55

Director Hong Sang-soo attends Berlin film fest with actress Kim Min-hee

Award-winning Korean filmmaker Hong Sang-soo attended the Berlin International Film Festival together with actress Kim Min-hee on Thursday to promote their latest film nominated in the main competiti...

Updated : 2017.02.16 21:11

‘The Handmaiden’ stays strong in North America

Director Park Chan-wook’s “The Handmaiden” has surpassed $2 million in ticket sales as of Sunday, according to Box Office Mojo, a ticket sales chart operated by IMDB. The film ranked 65th on the ...

Updated : 2017.02.16 18:45

Kim Yun-jin, Ok Taec-yeon to star in mystery thriller

Hollywood actress Kim Yun-jin is returning to the big screen in Korea with mystery-thriller “House Above Time,” starring alongside Ok Taec-yeon, as he makes his film debut. The film has been confi...

Updated : 2017.02.16 18:45

Ha Jung-woo debuts as producer in ‘Single Rider’

Ha Jung-woo has been credited as a movie producer for the upcoming film “Single Rider,” expanding the scope of his fame beyond being one of the most influential actors in Korea. It marks the first...

Updated : 2017.02.16 16:26

Isabelle Huppert: ‘I’m not an artist, I’m the canvas’

She’s made more than 100 films over 45 years, not to mention her frequent stage work, and is recognized as not only one of the best actresses to come out of France, but as one of the leading actress...

Updated : 2017.02.16 13:21

‘New Trial’ tops box office on release day

The crime drama film “New Trial,” released Wednesday, is quickly rising to the top of the box office. It topped the box office on the day of its release, according to the Korean Film Council. Dir...

Updated : 2017.02.16 09:52

Im Si-wan’s new movie to open in March

The upcoming film “One Line” starring In Si-wan and Jin Goo has been confirmed for a March release, the film’s distributor Next Entertainment World said Wednesday. NEW released a poster for the f...

Updated : 2017.02.15 17:27

In message to Trump, London to screen Iranian Oscar nominee

London’s mayor says the British capital will hold a free outdoor screening of an Academy Award-nominated Iranian film whose director scrapped plans to attend the Oscars because of President Donald Tr...

Updated : 2017.02.15 13:43

Downey Jr., Linklater to make film based on podcast

Richard Linklater and Robert Downey Jr. are teaming up to make a film adapted from a podcast. Megan Ellison’s Annapurna Pictures announced Monday evening that it will produce the untitled film, with...

Updated : 2017.02.15 13:42

Documentary about Joseph Beuys stars at Berlin Film Festival

A documentary about Joseph Beuys shows previously unpublished audio and video footage of the 20th century German artist known for his signature hat, performance pieces and use of fat and felt as mate...

Updated : 2017.02.15 13:32

In new local film, inmates sneak out of prison to commit crimes

(Yonhap) Prison is where those convicted of breaking the law are forcibly confined. But what if they could freely move in and out of their cells to the outside world to commit crimes? The new Korea...

Updated : 2017.02.14 17:45

Bong Joon-ho’s son makes directorial debut

Acclaimed director Bong Joon-ho’s son Hyo-min has made his directorial debut with the short film “Wedding” aired on Feb. 5 on cable channel JTBC2, local entertainment outlet Star News reported Mon...

Updated : 2017.02.14 15:10

Brexit satire draws big laughs at Berlin fest

An uproarious British satire shot during the Brexit referendum drew big laughs at the Berlin film festival Monday, with Sally Potter using a stellar cast for “a light and loving look” at a “broken...

Updated : 2017.02.14 14:12

‘Single Rider’ posters show cheery So-hee, teary Lee Byung-hun

New posters for the upcoming film “A Single Rider” starring Lee Byung-hun, Gong Hyo-jin and Ahn So-hee were revealed by its distributor Warner Bros. Korea on Sunday. The new poster shows a tear...

Updated : 2017.02.13 18:42