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Director-actor duos of Korean cinema

Actress Kim Min-hee has been enjoying a year of unprecedented success, winning best actress at the Berlin film fest for “Alone on the Beach at Night” and with two other films she has starred in -- ...

Updated : 2017.04.16 16:26

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

The Fate of the Furious (US) Opened April 12 Action, thriller. Directed by F. Gary Gray A team of criminals and racers led by Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) has been enjoying their long-awaited liv...

Updated : 2017.04.14 17:37

[Movie Review] ‘The Fate of the Furious’ is mostly spinning its wheels

Barely five minutes have elapsed in “The Fate of the Furious” before Michelle Rodriguez mutters, “It’s gonna be a bomb.” She is not talking about the movie (duh) but, rather, about a 1953 Chevy ...

Updated : 2017.04.14 17:35

[Movie Review] ‘Colossal’ is an amazing experience

Talk about flipping the script! “Colossal” is a subversive, wildly ambitious groundbreaker among giant creature features. It ditches every classic trope and screenwriting rule from Asian kaiju film...

Updated : 2017.04.14 17:34

Upcoming JIFF enjoys surging ticket sales

Tickets for 80 of the 229 films screening at the Jeonju International Film Festival have sold out in advance, according to JIFF organizers. Tickets for “On the Body and Soul” and “Survival Family...

Updated : 2017.04.14 17:30

5 Korean films make Cannes’ official selection this year

The 70th Cannes Film Festival this year will offer up a feast of Korean cinema. A total of five films have been invited to the official selection, with two competing for the prestigious Palme d’Or a...

Updated : 2017.04.14 17:28

Two Korean films to compete in Cannes

South Korean directors Bong Joon-ho's "Okja" and Hong Sang-soo's "The Day After" will compete in this year's Cannes Film Festival set to open next month, the festival announced Thursday. They were a...

Updated : 2017.04.13 19:45

‘Train to Busan’ director to start shooting new film

Casting for “Psychokinesis” (unofficial translation), the latest film by “Train to Busan” director Yeon Sang-ho, has been completed and shooting will begin Monday, the film’s distributor Next Wo...

Updated : 2017.04.13 14:00

Han Hyo-joo considers role in ‘Inrang’

Actress Han Hyo-joo recently received an offer to play the female lead role in director Kim Jee-woon’s “Inrang,” according to Han’s agency Tuesday. “Han Hyo-joo has not decided whether to accep...

Updated : 2017.04.12 11:43

Lee Ki-hong explains decision to star in Korean film

Korean-American actor Lee Ki-hong said the opportunity to act alongside Choi Min-sik was one of his key reasons for joining the cast of upcoming political thriller “Special Citizen.” “The fact t...

Updated : 2017.04.11 17:25

[Box Office] Movies in theaters

House of the Disappeared (Korea) Opened April 5 Mystery, thriller. Directed by Lim Dae-wung Mi-hee (Kim Yun-jin) is a mother of two boys living in an old house on a quiet hill with an abusive new...

Updated : 2017.04.07 16:54

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