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Park Chan-wook honored at Brussels film fest

Director Park Chan-wook was honored as one of the Knights of the Order of the Raven, in recognition of his achievements, at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival on Tuesday, the Korean C...

Updated : 2017.04.06 14:36

‘House of Disappeared’ invited to Far East Film Fest

Mystery-thriller flick “House of the Disappeared,” starring actress Kim Yun-jin and singer-actor Ok Taec-yeon, has been invited to the main competition category of the Far East Film Festival, the f...

Updated : 2017.04.05 15:47

‘The Prison’ surpasses ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at box office

Korean crime action flick “The Prison” outpaced “Beauty and the Beast” at the Korean box office Tuesday, according to the Korean Film Council. “The Prison” topped the list of films, selling 60...

Updated : 2017.04.04 14:57

Film on extremism wins at Saudi festival

DHAHRAN, Saudi Arabia (AFP) - A short film that tackles extremism has won the top prize at the Saudi Film Festival, organizers said Sunday, in an ultra-conservative kingdom that continues to ban publ...

Updated : 2017.04.03 15:31

‘1987,’ film on historic democratic movement boasts star-studded cast

Kim Yoon-seok, Ha Jung-woo, Yoo hae-jin and Kim Tae-ri will star in the historical drama film tentatively titled “1987,” which draws on the democratization movement of 1987, a watershed event in th...

Updated : 2017.04.03 15:31

Actress Shim Eun-kyung signs contract with Japanese management firm

South Korean actress Shim Eun-kyung signed a management deal with a Japanese company, her Korean agency said Monday. Management AND said she inked the deal with Humanite Co., expecting the Japanese ...

Updated : 2017.04.03 15:17

[Box Office] Movies in theaters

One Line (Korea) Opened March 29 Crime, thriller. Directed by Yang Kyung-mo University student Lee Min-jae (Im Si-wan), struggling in poverty, seeks out loan brokerage services to borrow money fr...

Updated : 2017.03.31 13:45

[Movie Review] ‘Ghost in the Shell’ is fascinating, not without glitches

One of the most striking sequences in “Ghost in the Shell,” a dystopian noir-thriller with no shortage of striking sequences, shows a female cyborg being assembled in mid-air, piece by piece. The c...

Updated : 2017.03.31 13:44

[Movie Review] ‘Zookeeper’s Wife’ looks at smaller elements of global story

A small child lifts his arms so that he can be lifted up into a waiting train. There is an innocence in the youngster’s eyes revealing no knowledge of the horrific fate that lies ahead. He’s follo...

Updated : 2017.03.31 13:43

‘Oneday,’ a fantasy-drama hybrid about death and grief

Kim Nam-gil and Chun Woo-hee team up for an unlikely romance in “Oneday,” a quiet drama about death and the grief of those who survive. “It felt like a fairy tale for adults. I wasn’t sure how ...

Updated : 2017.03.31 13:41

[Herald Interview] Kim Yun-jin still hungry for the next role

In the upcoming horror film “House of the Disappeared,” actress Kim Yun-jin portrays a mother fiercely protective of her children, inside a house that appears to be haunted by uneasy spirits. She ...

Updated : 2017.03.30 18:22

Hollywood monster flick 'Colossal' releases photos of Korean filming

The Hollywood sci-fi action thriller "Colossal" unveiled photos of its South Korean filming Thursday to attract more interest from local movie fans ahead of its release next month. In the new US Sun...

Updated : 2017.03.30 15:26

Paramount sprinkles stardust on CinemaCon

LAS VEGAS (AFP) - Paramount rolled out its big guns Tuesday as it enlisted an array of Hollywood’s finest -- from George Clooney to Matt Damon -- to present its movies for the coming year. The studi...

Updated : 2017.03.29 15:53

Making ‘Valerian’ was childhood dream for Besson

LAS VEGAS (AFP) - Legendary sci-fi director Luc Besson revealed Tuesday he has been thinking about making his latest film “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” since he was 10. The 58-year-o...

Updated : 2017.03.29 15:53

[Herald Interview] Actor Jin Goo is at his best when relaxed on set

In the new crime flick “One Line,” Jin Goo transforms into Jang Seok-goo, a silver-tongued scammer who has a knack for sizing people up and persuading them accordingly. In the film, which traces t...

Updated : 2017.03.28 17:47