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Madonna (Korea) / Opened July 2 Drama. Directed by Shin Su-wonHae-rim (Seo Young-hee), a jaded nurse working in the VIP ward of a luxe hospital, is approached by Sang-woo, the son of a wealthy patien...

Updated : 2015.07.03 21:00

‘Magic Mike’ sequel should have stuck to what it does best

You can’t tease everyone.Unfortunately, the hotly anticipated stripper sequel “Magic Mike XXL” tries to do just that, resulting in a Bud Light version of Steven Soderbergh’s original, surprise-hit...

Updated : 2015.07.03 20:56

Kim Hye-soo, Ahn Sung-ki, JK Youn to receive Asia-Pacific film awards

Actress Kim Hye-soo (“Coin Locker Girl”), actor Ahn Sung-ki (“Revivre”) and director JK Youn (“Ode to My Father”) have been chosen by the Asia-Pacific Producers Network to win this year’s APN A...

Updated : 2015.07.03 17:12

Schwarzenegger and Clarke talk ‘Terminator Genisys’ in Seoul

 Arnold Schwarzenegger and Emilia Clarke have landed in Seoul to promote the summer blockbuster “Terminator Genisys“ directed by Alan Taylor, the fifth installment in the “Terminator” franchise. ...

Updated : 2015.07.02 18:15

‘Veteran’ actors hope to conquer summer with laughs and action

 The press conference for the upcoming summer action film “Veteran,” at CGV Apgujeong Wednesday, was a gathering of some of the most trusted names in Korean cinema. Director Ryoo Seung-wan and the...

Updated : 2015.07.01 18:15

[Herald Review] Ugly side of justice rears head in ‘Minority Opinion’

“Minority Opinion” begins with a disclaimer: “The following story is fictional and does not depict any actual person or event.”Yet the events depicted in the film have a deep tinge of reality for ...

Updated : 2015.06.30 17:02

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Midnight Diner (Japan)/Opened June 18Drama. Directed by Matsuoka JojiA group of patrons from every walk of life comes together each night at a small diner in the back streets of Tokyo that is only ope...

Updated : 2015.06.29 19:50

For Kate Winslet, life happens

NEW YORK ― Kate Winslet rolls up her black shirt and points to her belly, which has that muffin top familiar to most moms.“Look, I still have the skin, you see. I do. Who gives a (flip)? That’s har...

Updated : 2015.06.29 19:24

[Newsmaker] ‘Northern Limit Line’: Korean patriotism

A scene from "Northern Limit Line" (Next Entertainment World)“Northern Limit Line” is a film with a very clear purpose. It seeks to assuage the pain of bereaved families who lost their sons during a...

Updated : 2015.06.29 18:19

Film on inter-Korean naval clash tops 1 mln audience mark

A film depicting a bloody inter-Korean naval clash 13 years ago surpassed 1 million viewers on Sunday, its distributor said.   The "Northern Limit Line," released in local theaters on Wednesday, was seen by more than 1 million viewers as of 7 a.m., according to NEW.   The movie depicts...

Updated : 2015.06.28 21:43

Koreans to join Oscars academy

Five Koreans became eligible to vote in the Oscars, as the academy added new members, the Korean Film Council said Saturday. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited Korean filmmakers ...

Updated : 2015.06.28 17:10

[Herald Interview] ‘Madonna’ casts a harsh light onto women suffering in Korea's shadows

“Madonna,” the latest work from director Shin Su-won, which played in Cannes' Un Certain Regard section, takes place in two central settings. The first is the VIP ward at a hospital where the nurse‘...

Updated : 2015.06.28 15:19

5 S. Koreans to be added as voters for U.S. Academy Awards

   Five South Koreans have been invited to become voting members for the U.S. Academy Awards, marking a first for actors and filmmakers in the country to become a part of the Los Angeles-based organization, a local movie market tracker said Saturday.     Directors Im Kwon-taek and Bon...

Updated : 2015.06.27 14:10

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 Minority Opinion (Korea) Opened June 24 Drama. Directed by Kim Sung-je  A clash between riot police and protesters over a redevelopment project leaves a boy and a young policeman dead. Witness a...

Updated : 2015.06.26 19:14

Farrell gets sweet deal in ‘True Detective’

NEW YORK ― If a wine connoisseur is an oenophile, what, exactly, do you call someone with expertise in freshly pressed juices? Colin Farrell is that, personified. “Cheers, love,” he says, clinking ...

Updated : 2015.06.25 20:53