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Luc Besson to visit S. Korea next month

French director Luc Besson, best known for "Leon" (1994), will visit South Korea next month to promote his latest film "Lucy," its local importer and distributor said Wednesday."Besson will visit South Korea around the end of August before the film's release," the Seoul office of the Unive...

Updated : 2014.07.23 14:56

Batman won’t appear in Fox’s ‘Gotham’ series

BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) ― Yes, the new Fox series “Gotham” will feature a young Bruce Wayne, but don’t expect him to turn into the caped crusader. Creator Bruno Heller told journalists Sund...

Updated : 2014.07.21 19:53

‘Boyhood’ Linklater’s crowning achievement as a filmmaker

It started as “a narrative problem,” writer-director Richard Linklater says. “How do you tell a story, with actors, over a long period of time? You can’t recast it when you’re catching up with so...

Updated : 2014.07.18 20:31

[Weekender] Box Office

Kundo: Age of the Rampant (Korea)Opening July 23Action. Directed by Yoon Jong-bin“Kundo” is set in the 13th year of King Cheoljong’s reign in mid-19th century Joseon, when rampant corruption in the...

Updated : 2014.07.18 20:25

Theme park ride at a movie theater

It is like going on a ride in an amusement park. In a 4-DX theater the chairs sometimes tremble, rock, heave and pitch; water squirts and bubbles float around; not to mention the odor effects, all in ...

Updated : 2014.07.17 20:29

Korean movies vie for top prizes at Locarno fest

South Korean film “Gyeongju” will compete for top prizes at the Locarno International Film Festival, its production company said Thursday.The movie starring Park Hae-il and Shin Min-a has advanced t...

Updated : 2014.07.17 20:24

Drive-ins use creativity to afford digital switch

SACO, Maine (AP) ― Many in the movie industry feared the need to convert to digital could be the death knell for drive-ins, but drive-in operators are finding creative ways to afford the switch. Driv...

Updated : 2014.07.14 20:50

‘Planet of the Apes’ thumps chest with $73m debut

NEW YORK (AP) ― The monkey business is a good business to be in at the box office. “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” roared to $73 million on its opening weekend, one of the summer’s best debuts, a...

Updated : 2014.07.14 20:49

Georgian film wins top prize at Czech festival

Georgian director George Ovashvili holds the main prize, the Crystal Globe, for his film “Corn Island” at the 49th International Film Festival in Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic, Saturday. (AP-Yonhap)P...

Updated : 2014.07.13 20:12

[Weekender] Box Office

Santa Barbara (Korea)Opening July 17Romance. Directed by Cho Sung-kyuWhen naïve music director Jung-woo (Lee Sang-yoon) meets a talented creative director Soo-kyung (Yoon Jin-seo) to work on an adver...

Updated : 2014.07.11 20:53

Chaz Ebert reflects on her late husband, Roger

By Mark Olsen, Los Angeles TimesThe documentary “Life Itself” is about the life, career, death and legacy of film critic Roger Ebert but, as the title implies, also much more. It is about the role o...

Updated : 2014.07.11 20:48

Rise of IPTV changes film experience

Chae Yoon-seok is an office worker with a 5- and 2-year-old. When Disney’s animated film “Frozen” hit local theaters in January, his daughters became part of the craze, wanting to watch it over and...

Updated : 2014.07.10 20:42

Harry Potter is back in new J.K. Rowling story

LONDON (AP) -- Harry Potter is back -- mysterious, married, and going gray.J.K. Rowling has given fans a glimpse of the grown-up boy wizard in a new story posted Tuesday on her Pottermore website.It's the first update since "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows'' was published in 2007, but...

Updated : 2014.07.08 21:30

Movement pro transforms actors into apes on film

LOS ANGELES (AP) ― Terry Notary is Hollywood’s human shape-shifter. In a blink, he can become an elf, an ape or almost any other moving creature. An expert in motion-capture performance, he speciali...

Updated : 2014.07.08 20:35

Genre film festival branches out

For 17 years, Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival has focused on showcasing genre films, mostly horror, thriller and sci-fi movies. But the 2014 edition seeks to make progress in a new direct...

Updated : 2014.07.08 20:34