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[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

A Day (Korea) Opened June 15 Drama. Directed by Jo Sun-ho Joon-young (Kim Myung-min) is a world-famous doctor who volunteers to work in Third World countries. His busy schedule forces him to negl...

Updated : 2017.06.16 16:47

Bucheon Film Fest to spotlight Jeon Do-yeon, screen ‘Okja’ and more

The Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival, Asia’s largest genre film event, is set to broaden its horizon this year with more programmers and strong films. “We’ve been striving to present...

Updated : 2017.06.16 16:41

Ji Chang-wook, Kim So-hyun to dub Japanese film ‘Your Name’

Actors Ji Chang-wook and Kim So-hyun will dub the 2016 animated film “Your Name.” Ji will immerse himself in the role of Taki, a high school boy living in Tokyo who aspires to become an architect....

Updated : 2017.06.16 12:56

Megabox follows CGV, Lotte Cinema in not screening 'Okja'

Megabox has decided not to show internationally acclaimed South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's Netflix film "Okja" following the country's two other major cinema chains, movie industry sources said F...

Updated : 2017.06.16 11:10

Hong Sang-soo’s ‘Day After’ to hold press screening, but no conference

Hong Sang-soo’s “The Day After” will be screened to local press on June 22, but the film’s director and cast will not attend the screening, according to production company Jeonwonsa on Thursday. ...

Updated : 2017.06.15 15:53

Bong Joon-ho speaks up on ‘Okja’ controversy

Director Bong Joon-ho opened up on the controversy that has been surrounding his film “Okja” and its backer Netflix’s decision to release it simultaneously in theaters and online in Korea, at a pr...

Updated : 2017.06.14 15:41

[Herald Review] ‘Okja,’ a tale with a lot of heart and hurt

Bong Joon-ho’s “Okja” is a delightful coming-of-age story that centers on the warmth between living beings. But the way its little heroine Mija, a free spirit with a big heart, comes to terms with...

Updated : 2017.06.13 16:38

‘Warriors of the Dawn’ to open in North America

“Warriors of the Dawn,” led by actors Lee Jung-jae and Yeo Jin-goo, will hit North American theaters Friday, according to the film’s distributor 20th Century Fox Korea. Fox will be screening the ...

Updated : 2017.06.13 16:34

‘Okja’ gets first screening in Korea

Bong Joon-ho’s latest film “Okja,” which has been receiving international attention both for its unique story and the controversy surrounding its backer Netflix, was screened to the press Monday f...

Updated : 2017.06.12 19:25

Hong Sang-soo’s ‘Day After’ to hit Korean theaters in July

Hong Sang-soo’s latest film “The Day After,” which competed at the Cannes Film Festival in May, is set to hit local theaters on July 6, the film’s producer Jeonwonsa announced Monday. Hong’s 2...

Updated : 2017.06.12 12:46

Tilda Swinton lands in Korea

Actress Tilda Swinton was spotted entering the country at Incheon Airport on Monday morning. Dressed comfortably in a beige cap and navy frock, Swinton was accompanied by her husband, German visual ...

Updated : 2017.06.12 11:07

Film about Korea’s last princess to open in Japan

A Korean period drama film tracing the life of the Korean empire‘s last princess, Deokhye, will be released in Japan on June 24, Lotte Entertainment said Friday. Son Ye-jin stars in “The Last Prin...

Updated : 2017.06.09 16:46

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

The Villainess (Korea) Opened June 8 Action. Directed by Jung Byung-gil After losing her father as a child, Sook-hee (Kim Ok-vin) is raised and trained to be a ruthless killer by a group of letha...

Updated : 2017.06.09 14:39

[Movie Review] ‘My Cousin Rachel’ is juicy, gothic melodrama

Director Roger Michell has tackled many different genres in his long career, including romantic comedies, dramas and thrillers. “My Cousin Rachel” offers the chance to sink his teeth into a juicy, ...

Updated : 2017.06.09 11:38

[Movie Review] ‘The Mummy’ can’t quite wrap things up

There is so much riding on “The Mummy,” far more than its skeletal shoulders should have to withstand. The studio behind the summer horror-adventure flick, Universal, is kicking off its “Dark Univ...

Updated : 2017.06.09 11:37