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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

‘Oldboy’ Choi Min-sik unscrupulous politician in new film

Iconic Korean actor Choi Min-sik will be returning to the big screen next month with “Special Citizen.” A trailer for the film was released by its distributor Showbox on Thursday. Best known to in...

Updated : 2017.03.02 11:28

[Herald Review] ‘Bluebeard’ toys with psychology of fallen man

The frozen Han River melts to reveal the body of a woman. With the resurfacing of a murder long forgotten, “Bluebeard” sends the characters, audience and plot spiraling down a rabbit hole where no...

Updated : 2017.03.02 11:27

[Box Office] Movies in theaters

Bluebeard (Korea) Opened March 1 Thriller. Directed by Lee Su-yeon Seung-hoon (Cho Jin-woong) is a doctor whose failed marriage and career have put him on edge financially and psychologically. Fo...

Updated : 2017.03.02 11:25

First trailer of Bong Joon-ho’s new Netflix movie ‘Okja’ unveiled

Netflix on Tuesday released a teaser trailer for “Okja,” Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s follow-up to his smash-hit “Snowpiercer,” via local web portal Naver, for the first time in the world. A ...

Updated : 2017.02.28 18:08

[Herald Interview] Korean-American director wins big at Spirit Awards

As Hollywood was making its final preparations for the glitz, glamor -- and gaffes -- of this year’s Oscars, on Saturday the film world’s purveyors of lower-budget films gathered in Santa Monica, C...

Updated : 2017.02.28 17:45

Advocacy groups: Forget Oscars snafu, focus on ‘Moonlight’

Yes, the Great Mistake of Oscars 2017 made history in all the wrong kinds of ways. But a day later, advocacy groups and others overjoyed by the Cinderella win of “Moonlight” were saying, let’s for...

Updated : 2017.02.28 14:24

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