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Weekend box office guide Nov. 21-22

By 이선영

Published : Nov. 20, 2015 - 16:45

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Headed to the box office? The Korea Herald offers a weekend guide to what's in theaters. 

Inside Men (Korea)

Opened Nov. 19
Crime drama. Directed by Woo Min-ho

The stink of corruption is everywhere in “Inside Men,” where top players in politics, media, and the criminal world intertwine their fates together through mutual support. Together, they are unstoppable, but when one side turns traitor the house of cards comes tumbling down.

Citizenfour (U.S.)

Opened Nov. 19
Documentary. Directed by Laura Poitras

Academy Award-winning documentary “Citizenfour” follows director Laura Poitras as she travels to Hong Kong with journalists to interview a man claiming to have evidence of illegal surveillance programs run by the American NSA. The man who called himself “Citizenfour” turned out to be Edward Snowden.

Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 2 (U.S.)

Opened Nov. 18
Adventure. Directed by Francis Lawrence

“Mockingjay -- Part 2” is the last film in the four-part film series adapted from the books by Suzanne Collins. As the civil war escalates in Panem, the Capitol begins to wreak havoc on the districts. It is up to Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), reluctant hero, to bring the country together to fight for freedom.

Monster Hunt (China, Hong Kong)

Opened Nov. 12
Fantasy. Directed by Raman Hui

Before monster prince Wuba is even born, he is chased by monsters who hope to take away his right to rule the monster world. After he is born, he finds himself taking refuge in the human world, where monsters are hunted for huge bounties. It is up to his bewildered human caretakers to keep him safe.

Spectre (U.S.)

Opened Nov. 11
Action. Directed by Sam Mendes

After James Bond (Daniel Craig) receives a mysterious message from the past, he embarks on a journey that leads him to discover a dangerous organization called SPECTRE. While Bond sets off to find the daughter of an old nemesis who can help him to find the truth, he discovers connections between himself and his enemy.