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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

'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