‘Spirits’ Homecoming’ to open after 14 years

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‘Spirits’ Homecoming’ to open after 14 years

Indie director Cho Jung-lae’s film “Spirits’ Homecoming,” about the ordeals of the former euphemistically labeled “comfort women,” has been in the making for nearly a decade and a half, written ...

Updated : 2016.02.14 20:16

'Spirits’ Homecoming' to open after 14 years

Indie director Cho Jung-lae’s film “Spirits’ Homecoming,” about the ordeals of the former euphemistically labeled “comfort women,” has been in the making for nearly a decade and a half, written ...

Updated : 2016.02.14 18:08

‘A Violent Prosecutor’ likely to hit 8m viewers

Hwang Jung-min and Kang Dong-won’s latest movie “A Violent Prosecutor” is expected to surpass 8 million admissions at the local box office.The figure stood at just over 7.5 million as of 10:30 a.m....

Updated : 2016.02.14 17:27

‘Operation Chromite’ made multi-territory deals

Big-budget Korean war film “Operation Chromite” will be shown in multiple locations across the globe including Europe and Taiwan.Germany’s Splendid Film acquired rights for Germany, Austria and the...

Updated : 2016.02.14 17:24

Clooney opens Berlin film fest with spotlight on refugees

BERLIN (AFP) - George Clooney opened the Berlin film festival Thursday with Europe's refugee influx in the spotlight, saying he would meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel about lending star power to h...

Updated : 2016.02.12 15:40

[Box Office] Latest movie releases

The Dressmaker (Australia) Drama. Directed by Jocelyn Moorhouse Opened Feb. 11  Myrtle “Tilly” Dunnage (Kate Winslet) was chased out of her childhood hometown as a young woman, accused of murder...

Updated : 2016.02.12 15:29

'Like for Likes' to be released in U.S. later this month

(Yonhap)"Like for Likes," a South Korean romantic comedy starring actor Yoo Ah-in, will be released in the United States later this month, the film's distributor said Thursday.The film, which follows ...

Updated : 2016.02.12 10:06

'A Violent Prosecutor' draws record Lunar New Year's crowd

A local crime comedy film has gathered a record number of viewers over this Lunar New Year's holiday, data by the official market tracker showed Thursday."A Violent Prosecutor" was watched by more than 4.76 million movie-goers from Saturday to Wednesday, a record for the holiday known as "...

Updated : 2016.02.11 13:14

Film industry counters new media with epics, immersive experience

When the movie industry faced competition from the television industry in the 1930s and 1940s, filmmakers and studios had to be creative and offer something different on the silver screen to get pe...

Updated : 2016.02.10 17:13

Berlin Film Fest to screen three Korean films

Three Korean films have been invited to screen at this year’s 66th annual Berlin Film Festival (Berlinale), which is running from Feb. 11 to 21.  Director E J-yong’s “The Bacchus Lady,” Lee Dong-...

Updated : 2016.02.10 15:35

[Herald Review] 'Like for Likes' is charming but predictably cheesy

With “Like for Likes,” what you see is what you get: A cookie-cutter omnibus romantic comedy featuring three couples, tangentially linked, each finding his or her way to an ever-after ending. The me...

Updated : 2016.02.10 14:02

YouTube rolls out original programming

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Michael "Burnie" Burns hears a discrepancy.Before greeting moviegoers at the debut of his film, the writer-actor is eavesdropping on all the big-budget movie trailers playing ahead of his much smaller crowdfunded concoction, "Lazer Team." Suddenly, a roar from a monster...

Updated : 2016.02.10 13:13

[Weekender] Seollal Screenings

After spending countless hours in the kitchen or in front of the TV, most families want to spend a day outside having fun together. The most accessible source of entertainment is the movie theater, wh...

Updated : 2016.02.05 17:27

Weekend Box Office Guide: Feb. 6-7

Heading to the theaters this weekend? Whether you're looking for an artistic film to add class to your holiday, something to watch with your kids, or something to make you cry, the silver screen's got...

Updated : 2016.02.05 17:07

Painterly ‘The Assassin’ leads nominees at Asian Film Awards

HONG KONG (AP) -- Hou Hsiao-hsien's cinematic kung fu masterpiece "The Assassin" may have missed out on an Oscar nod, but it tops nominees at the Asian Film Awards.The nine nominations include best film, best director, best cinematography, and best actress for Shu Qi. Hou won best director...

Updated : 2016.02.04 15:42