All posts tagged "film"

  • "The Throne" (Showbox)
    S. Korean ‘The Throne’ invited to open Hawaii film fest

    “The Throne,” South Korea’s Oscar submission for this year, will open the 35th Hawaii International Film Festival Monday, according to Yonhap. Directed by Lee Joon-ik and starring top talents Song Kang-ho and Yoo Ah-in, the historical film...

    • Posted October 12, 2015
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  • (Photo courtesy of CJ E&M)
    S. Korea’s ‘Veteran’ exceeds $1 mln at N. American box office

    LOS ANGELES (Yonhap) – The Korean action film “Veteran” has earned over US$1 million in combined sales at the North American box office since it opened last month, the film’s local distributor said Tuesday. “Veteran made about...

    • Posted October 7, 2015
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  • hathaway
    Hollywood comedy ‘The Intern’ tops S. Korean box office

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — “The Intern” rose to the top of the local box office during the weekend, with two South Korean films closely trailing behind the Hollywood comedy, data showed Monday. Starring Robert De Niro and Anne...

    • Posted October 5, 2015
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  • Tang Wei attends the red carpet opening of the Busan International Film Festival Thursday. (Newsis)
    Busan film fest draws stars to red carpet

    The Busan International Film Festival, South Korea’s largest such event, kicked off for its 10-day run Thursday inside Busan Cinema Center. The festival will feature 304 projects from 75 countries. Gala presentations this year include Hirokazu Koreeda’s...

    • Posted October 1, 2015
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  • A screen shows Afghanistan actress Marina Golbahari, right, and South Korean actor Song Kang-ho on the eve of the opening ceremony of the Busan International Film Festival at Busan Cinema Center in Busan, South Korea. Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. Asia's largest movie festival kicks off Thursday at a time when the region's influence on the global movie industry is on the rise. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
    Asia’s largest movie festival set to kick off in Busan

    BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — Asia’s largest movie festival kicks off Thursday at a time when the region’s influence on the global movie industry is on the rise. Entering its 20th year in the South Korean port...

    • Posted September 30, 2015
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  • A poster of the South Korean film "Veteran" (Yonhap)
    ‘Veteran’ now third most successful S. Korean film of all time

    Director Ryoo Seung-wan’s “Veteran” is turning out to be one of South Korea’s most successful domestic films of all time — it surpassed “The Host” this weekend to place third in Chungmuro box office history. According to...

    • Posted September 28, 2015
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  • Jihye Marilyn
    New LA Asian film festival to open November

    The Big Asian Los Angeles Cinema Festival will open inside L.A. Live Regal Cinema for the first time come Nov. 8 to 9. Live Q&As, networking opportunities and a diverse range of films, from independent movies to...

    • Posted September 25, 2015
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