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'Fast and Furious 8' wins second weekend in S. Korea

"Fast and Furious 8" has dominated the South Korean box office for the second weekend in a row despite the massive arrival of newcomers. (Yonhap)According to the box office tally from the Korean Film ...

Updated : 2017.04.24 11:27

Soo Ae may star in ‘Upper Class’

Soo Ae is considering returning to the big screen with the upcoming movie “Upper Class” (unofficial title), according to her agency Star J Entertainment.  Soo Ae (Herald DB)The agency recently said...

Updated : 2017.04.23 14:19

[Herald Interview] Documentary reopens nearly forgotten history

When filmmaker Jolanta Krysowata arrived in Korea in early April, she didn’t expect people here to be zealous about communism or humanitarianism, the subtexts of her documentary about North Korean or...

Updated : 2017.04.21 18:09

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

Colossal(US)Opened April 20Science fiction, thriller. Directed by Nacho VigalondoGloria (Anne Hathaway) has lost her boyfriend, along with all her acquaintances and bustling life in New York. She move...

Updated : 2017.04.21 17:24

Trends at upcoming Jeonju Int’l Film Fest

The Jeonju International Film Festival, Korea’s second-largest film event, is set to host its 18th edition this year from April 27 to May 7. Here what to look out for during the festival, which will...

Updated : 2017.04.20 16:42

Cannes-bound ‘Merciless’ touts criminal bromance

Sol Kyung-gu and Im Si-wan talked about working together on the upcoming crime action drama film “The Merciless (Bulhandang)” which has been invited to the midnight screening at Cannes Film Festival...

Updated : 2017.04.19 15:02

Rain, Kang So-ra to star in ‘Uhm Bok-dong’

Singer-actor Rain and actress Kang So-ra have confirmed their roles in the upcoming film tentatively titled “Uhm Bok-dong.” Singer-actor Rain (left) and actress Kang So-ra (Rain Company/Plum Entert...

Updated : 2017.04.18 13:17

Director-actor duos of Korean cinema

Actress Kim Min-hee has been enjoying a year of unprecedented success, winning best actress at the Berlin film fest for “Alone on the Beach at Night” and with two other films she has starred in -- “...

Updated : 2017.04.16 16:26

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

The Fate of the Furious(US)Opened April 12Action, thriller. Directed by F. Gary GrayA team of criminals and racers led by Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel) has been enjoying their long-awaited lives of nor...

Updated : 2017.04.14 17:37

[Movie Review] ‘The Fate of the Furious’ is mostly spinning its wheels

Barely five minutes have elapsed in “The Fate of the Furious” before Michelle Rodriguez mutters, “It’s gonna be a bomb.” She is not talking about the movie (duh) but, rather, about a 1953 Chevy F...

Updated : 2017.04.14 17:35

[Movie Review] ‘Colossal’ is an amazing experience

Talk about flipping the script! “Colossal” is a subversive, wildly ambitious groundbreaker among giant creature features. It ditches every classic trope and screenwriting rule from Asian kaiju films...

Updated : 2017.04.14 17:34

Upcoming JIFF enjoys surging ticket sales

Tickets for 80 of the 229 films screening at the Jeonju International Film Festival have sold out in advance, according to JIFF organizers.Tickets for “On the Body and Soul” and “Survival Family,”...

Updated : 2017.04.14 17:30

5 Korean films make Cannes’ official selection this year

The 70th Cannes Film Festival this year will offer up a feast of Korean cinema. A total of five films have been invited to the official selection, with two competing for the prestigious Palme d’Or aw...

Updated : 2017.04.14 17:28

Two Korean films to compete in Cannes

South Korean directors Bong Joon-ho's "Okja" and Hong Sang-soo's "The Day After" will compete in this year's Cannes Film Festival set to open next month, the festival announced Thursday.They were amon...

Updated : 2017.04.13 19:45

‘Train to Busan’ director to start shooting new film

Casting for “Psychokinesis” (unofficial translation), the latest film by “Train to Busan” director Yeon Sang-ho, has been completed and shooting will begin Monday, the film’s distributor Next Wor...

Updated : 2017.04.13 14:00