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Actor-singer Lim Chang-jung considers role in satire movie about Choi Soon-sil scandal

Actor-singer Lim Chang-jung is reportedly considering appearing in an upcoming movie about the corruption scandal involving President Park Geun-hye and her confidante Choi Soon-sil. According to loc...

Updated : 2017.03.15 16:53

[Herald Review] Life inspires fiction for accidental masterpiece

Can a film be appreciated on nothing but its own merit, completely independent of the person behind it? Apparently not, as evidenced by the snickering and scoffing of the audience at the Korean prem...

Updated : 2017.03.14 15:02

Hong Sang-soo, Kim Min-hee confirm they are in love

Director Hong Sang-soo and actress Kim Min-hee came out into the open with their relationship during a press conference Monday after a screening of Hong’s latest film “On the Beach at Night Alone.”...

Updated : 2017.03.13 17:33

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