All posts tagged "cgv"

  • Actor Ahn Sung-ki, left, and director Im Kwon-taek. (Yonhap photos)
    CGV dedicates two theaters to celebrated film figures

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — South Korea now has two theaters named after the nation’s great filmmaker and great actor, Im Kwon-taek and Ahn Sung-ki. The CGV cinema chain run by the food and entertainment conglomerate CJ on Tuesday...

    • Posted March 22, 2016
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  • One Korean cinema is even offering 'Singles only' screening this Christmas Eve.  
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    More S. Koreans going to theaters alone: CGV

    By Park Sojung SEOUL (Yonhap) — An increasing ratio of the country’s movie-going population go to theaters by themselves, the latest research by the nation’s largest theater chain showed Thursday. One in 10 people went to the...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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  • himalayas
    ‘The Himalayas’ to be released in 3-screen format in LA for the first time

    (Yonhap) — “The Himalayas,” a South Korean box-office hit about mountaineers, will be released in a panoramic screen format in Los Angeles for the first time this week, its distributor said Wednesday. The movie, which is based...

    • Posted December 30, 2015
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  • CJ CGV CEO Seo Jung speaks to reporters at a CGV-owned theater in Cheongdam-dong, Seoul, Wednesday evening. He said he will make the all-out effort to turn the nation's largest multiplex chain into the world's no.1 cinema company with 10,000 screens worldwide by 2020. (Courtesy of CJ CGV)
    Korean cinema chain CGV seeks to take over global market

    Korean multiplex aims to have 10,000 screens worldwide by 2020 By Park Si-soo CJ CGV will take over cinema chains in the United States and expand into India and Latin America with an ambitious goal of having...

    • Posted November 19, 2015
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  • CGV Cinemas in Madang Plaza in Koreatown, Los Angeles
    CGV Cinemas coming to Orange County

    CGV Cinemas, a Korean movie theater, will open a new location in Buena Park, Orange County, according to CJ E&M America Tuesday. The eight-screen theater — which will include 4Dx — will occupy a space inside “The...

    • Posted August 27, 2015
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  • Song Kang-ho, right, in a scene from “The Attorney”
    Truth behind Korea’s movie boom

    Koreans are watching more local films than ever, not that they have any say in it   By Yun Suh-young Kim Seon-hee had eagerly awaited the Korean release of “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” the second...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
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    Koreans are No. 1 moviegoers in the world

    An average Korean watched more than 4 movies this year  U.S. is second with 3.88, followed by Australia and France    By Lee Kyutae South Koreans watch more movies than any other people in the world, according...

    • Posted December 23, 2013
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