Dylan says Amy Winehouse was last ‘individualist’

NEW YORK (AFP) -- Bob Dylan has hailed Amy Winehouse as the last great artist with an individual style as the rock legend shared his views on music in a rare interview.In a lengthy dialogue with writer Bill Flanagan posted on Dyla...

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

The Prison(Korea)Opened March 23Crime, action. Directed by Na HyunIk-ho (Han Suk-kyu) reigns as king at a local prison, whose inmates escape outside at night to commit undetectable crimes throughout the country. Former police offi...

[Movie Review] Gang’s still all the rage in ‘T2 Trainspotting’

Looked at logically, “T2 Trainspotting” should not work as well as it does. In fact, it shouldn’t work at all. But up there on the screen, where it matters, the dark magic remains intact and logic be damned.When it was released...

[Movie Review] Terrence Malick’s ‘Song to Song’ finds beauty, frustration and hope in Austin music scene

There comes a moment in “Song to Song,” the latest cinematic symphony written and directed by Terrence Malick, when Ryan Gosling pauses to tell Cate Blanchett, “You’re beautiful.” It’s a supremely redundant statement, this b...

Films ‘Age of Shadows,’ ‘Net’ continue to sell abroad

A handful of Korean films were sold abroad after showcases at the Hong Kong International Film & TV Market last week, film distributor Finecut said Friday.“One Step,” a romantic film featuring the former K-pop singer Sandara Par...

'Good Manager' slips but remains No. 1 ahead of final stretch

With two more episodes to go, "Good Manager" retained its lead in the Wednesday-Thursday late night TV drama race, while its competitors slightly caught up. Episode 18 of KBS 2TV's "Good Manger," which aired Thursday evening, reco...

Ku Hye-sun quits drama due to health, Jang Hee-jin to fill role

Actress Ku Hye-sun has dropped out from MBC TV's weekend drama "You Are Too Much" due to health issues, the network and her agency said Friday."Ku was recently rushed to a hospital emergency room during filming, after showing symp...

S.E.S’ Bada walks down aisle

Bada, from the hit 1990s group S.E.S, tied the knot Wednesday with a businessman, who runs a restaurant franchise in a private ceremony at Jungnim-dong Yakhyeon Catholic Church in central Seoul. Singer Bada poses during a press c...

Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ filming brings Hollywood action to Busan

BUSAN - The shooting of a Hollywood action flick in Busan had residents of Korea’s largest port city excited Tuesday night. The street bordering Gwangalli Beach in Busan was closed at 8 p.m. on Tuesday for the filming of Marvel S...

Park Chan-wook to receive Key to Florence

Korean director Park Chan-wook, who was met with global acclaim for last year’s erotic thriller “The Handmaiden,” will receive an award from Italy‘s Florence city government for his contributions to the development of culture ...

SHINee wraps up Vancouver concert, hits Dallas next

Following Sunday’s Toronto concert, SHINee on Tuesday completed a successful Vancouver show, the group’s agency S.M. Entertainment said Thursday. The boy band held its SHINee World V concert in Vancouver at the Orpheum Theater. ...

T-ara disbands as Soyeon, Boram part ways

K-pop group T-ara announced Thursday that Soyeon and Boram will not be renewing their contracts after they expire in May.“Boram and Soyeon’s contracts expire on May 15. The remaining members -- Qri, Eunjung, Hyomin and Jiyeon --...

Choi Min-sik to star in film that ‘properly deals with politics’

Choi Min-sik, best known to international audiences for his role as a vengeful prisoner in the 2003 neo-noir “Oldboy,” tackles his first role as a politician in the upcoming film “Special Citizen.” Choi will be acting alongsid...

‘Midnight Runners’ sold to 6 countries

The upcoming action flick “Midnight Runners” has been sold in advance to some six countries at the Hong Kong International Film & TV Market, which took place from March 13-16. Rights to the film have been purchased by companies ...

‘The Handmaiden’ notches 4 awards at AFA

Director Park Chan-wook’s film “The Handmaiden” notched four awards at the 11th Asian Film Awards held Tuesday in Hong Kong.The 2016 thriller took the award for best supporting actress for Moon So-ri, best newcomer for Kim Tae-...