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Streaming industry in historic win at Oscars

In a first for the streaming industry, Amazon Studios and Netflix walked away with Oscars, underlining their emergence as major players in the entertainment business. Amazon won two Oscars Sunday fo...

Updated : 2017.02.28 14:21

‘Moonlight’ wins best picture as Oscars ends in chaos

Barry Jenkins’s coming-of-age drama “Moonlight” won the coveted best picture statuette at Sunday’s Oscars -- but the evening ended in chaos as “La La Land” was mistakenly handed the award. Hol...

Updated : 2017.02.27 17:38

'Split' tops weekend box office with about 700,000 views

US psychological thriller "Split" packed moviegoers in at the local box office last weekend, opening in first place with a robust 698,900 in attendance, data showed Monday. (Universal Pictures Inter...

Updated : 2017.02.27 10:09

‘Hillary’s America,’ ‘Batman v Superman’ top Razzies

Neither Batman nor Dinesh D’Souza could finagle their way out of a Razzie. The annual Golden Raspberry Awards bestowed a tying four “honors” to both D’Souza’s documentary “Hillary’s America: The Sec...

Updated : 2017.02.26 16:58

[Herald Interview] Ahn So-hee observes, listens and empathizes

Soft-spoken Ahn So-hee seemed to put a great amount of thought into her answers before vocalizing them. One of her hobbies is simply to “observe people” as she herself isn’t “very outgoing or ta...

Updated : 2017.02.26 14:38

‘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 ...

Updated : 2017.02.26 13:18

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

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

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 norther...

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 fo...

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 po...

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 Stu...

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...

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...

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...

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 ...

Updated : 2017.02.21 11:35