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First trailer of Bong Joon-ho’s new Netflix movie ‘Okja’ unveiled

Netflix on Tuesday released a teaser trailer for “Okja,” Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s follow-up to his smash-hit “Snowpiercer,” via local web portal Naver, for the first time in the world.A sce...

Updated : 2017.02.28 18:08

[Herald Interview] Korean-American director wins big at Spirit Awards

As Hollywood was making its final preparations for the glitz, glamor -- and gaffes -- of this year’s Oscars, on Saturday the film world’s purveyors of lower-budget films gathered in Santa Monica, Ca...

Updated : 2017.02.28 17:45

Advocacy groups: Forget Oscars snafu, focus on ‘Moonlight’

Yes, the Great Mistake of Oscars 2017 made history in all the wrong kinds of ways. But a day later, advocacy groups and others overjoyed by the Cinderella win of “Moonlight” were saying, let’s forg...

Updated : 2017.02.28 14:24

Streaming industry in historic win at Oscars

In a first for the streaming industry, Amazon Studios and Netflix walked away with Oscars, underlining their emergence as major players in the entertainment business.Amazon won two Oscars Sunday for g...

Updated : 2017.02.28 14:21

‘Moonlight’ wins best picture as Oscars ends in chaos

Barry Jenkins’s coming-of-age drama “Moonlight” won the coveted best picture statuette at Sunday’s Oscars -- but the evening ended in chaos as “La La Land” was mistakenly handed the award.Hollyw...

Updated : 2017.02.27 17:38

'Split' tops weekend box office with about 700,000 views

US psychological thriller "Split" packed moviegoers in at the local box office last weekend, opening in first place with a robust 698,900 in attendance, data showed Monday. (Universal Pictures Interna...

Updated : 2017.02.27 10:09

‘Hillary’s America,’ ‘Batman v Superman’ top Razzies

Neither Batman nor Dinesh D’Souza could finagle their way out of a Razzie. The annual Golden Raspberry Awards bestowed a tying four “honors” to both D’Souza’s documentary “Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party” and the superhero blockbuster “Batman v Superm...

Updated : 2017.02.26 16:58

[Herald Interview] Ahn So-hee observes, listens and empathizes

Soft-spoken Ahn So-hee seemed to put a great amount of thought into her answers before vocalizing them. One of her hobbies is simply to “observe people” as she herself isn’t “very outgoing or talk...

Updated : 2017.02.26 14:38

‘Moonlight’ sweeps Spirit Awards

Sunday might have been dominated by “La La Land,” but Saturday belonged to “Moonlight.”Barry Jenkins’ luminous coming-of-age tale swept Saturday’s Film Independent Spirit Awards, taking home six...

Updated : 2017.02.26 13:18

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

A Single Rider(Korea)Opened Feb. 22Drama. Directed by Lee Zoo-youngJae-hoon (Lee Byung-hun) is a stockbroker who loses his fortune, friends and the trust of his clients after a risky investment goes a...

Updated : 2017.02.24 18:20

Monsters intrude on a culture clash in ‘Great Wall’

“Tell the world what you have seen,” a character exclaims in “The Great Wall,” “and what is coming!” The warning is about the mythical mass of marauding monsters that are sweeping down northern ...

Updated : 2017.02.24 18:17

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 for...

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 poet Milan Fust. Director Ildiko Enyedi also said Tuesday that she welcomed the national ...

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 Studios on Monday. To kick off the untitled Han Solo movie, the studio released a photo of t...

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-yo...

Updated : 2017.02.22 15:25