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[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

'New Trial' tops weekend,' hitting 1 mln viewers mark

Domestic courtroom drama "New Trial" topped the box office on its first weekend, pushing aside the previous No. 1 "Fabricated City," data showed Monday. (OPUS Pictures) "New Trial" starring Kang Ha...

Updated : 2017.02.20 09:50

[Herald Interview] Actor Go Soo still unsure after 20 years

With chiseled features and deep dark eyes, Go Soo has earned himself the nickname “the statue of David” among Korean fans -- but his identity as an actor has been less defined. Now nearing 20 year...

Updated : 2017.02.19 15:23

Kim Min-hee notches best actress at Berlin film fest

Kim Min-hee has become the first South Korea actress to win the Silver Bear for Best Actress at the Berlin International Film Festival. Kim won the award for her role in the upcoming movie “On the ...

Updated : 2017.02.19 15:19

Kim Min-hee wins best actress in Berlin film fest 2017

South Korea's Kim Min-hee has won best actress at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival for a film exploring the meaning of love through unconventional relationships. She took home the Silver ...

Updated : 2017.02.19 09:31

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

New Trial (Korea) Opened Feb. 15 Crime, thriller. Directed by Kim Tae-yun Based on a true story, the film traces Hyun-woo (Kang Ha-neul), who is framed after being the sole witness of a murder, d...

Updated : 2017.02.17 17:40

'Fabricated City' to open in N. America

This image provided by CJ Entertainment shows the official poster for "Fabricated City." (Yonhap) The release of the Korean action film "Fabricated City" in seven North American cities will begin th...

Updated : 2017.02.17 14:18

[Movie Review] ‘The Red Turtle’ is a masterpiece

You don’t need words to create poetry. Without spoken dialogue, the Oscar-nominated “The Red Turtle,” a richly imagined French-Belgian animated drama created with the skillful assistance of Japan’...

Updated : 2017.02.17 13:57

[Movie Review] Glutton for punishment? Then see ‘50 Shades Darker’

In all the kinked knots and twists of satin that adorn “Fifty Shades Darker,” none is more worthwhile to uncoil than the tangled absurdities of its central dominator, Christian Grey. He’s a singu...

Updated : 2017.02.17 13:56

Hong Sang-soo admits recent film about affair reflects reality at Berlin Film Fest

Director Hong Sang-soo and actress Kim Min-hee attended the Berlin International Film Festival together on Thursday, marking their first public appearance together since reports of their extramarital...

Updated : 2017.02.17 13:55

Director Hong Sang-soo attends Berlin film fest with actress Kim Min-hee

Award-winning Korean filmmaker Hong Sang-soo attended the Berlin International Film Festival together with actress Kim Min-hee on Thursday to promote their latest film nominated in the main competiti...

Updated : 2017.02.16 21:11

‘The Handmaiden’ stays strong in North America

Director Park Chan-wook’s “The Handmaiden” has surpassed $2 million in ticket sales as of Sunday, according to Box Office Mojo, a ticket sales chart operated by IMDB. The film ranked 65th on the ...

Updated : 2017.02.16 18:45

Kim Yun-jin, Ok Taec-yeon to star in mystery thriller

Hollywood actress Kim Yun-jin is returning to the big screen in Korea with mystery-thriller “House Above Time,” starring alongside Ok Taec-yeon, as he makes his film debut. The film has been confi...

Updated : 2017.02.16 18:45

Ha Jung-woo debuts as producer in ‘Single Rider’

Ha Jung-woo has been credited as a movie producer for the upcoming film “Single Rider,” expanding the scope of his fame beyond being one of the most influential actors in Korea. It marks the first...

Updated : 2017.02.16 16:26

Isabelle Huppert: ‘I’m not an artist, I’m the canvas’

She’s made more than 100 films over 45 years, not to mention her frequent stage work, and is recognized as not only one of the best actresses to come out of France, but as one of the leading actress...

Updated : 2017.02.16 13:21