All posts tagged "film"

  • (Photo courtesy of CJ E&M)
    ‘Veteran’ has solid opening at North American box offices

    LOS ANGELES (Yonhap) — A Korean action film made a solid dent in North American box offices in its opening week boosted by its long-lasting popularity in South Korea and favorable reviews from American critics, according to...

    • Posted September 23, 2015
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    Korean American sound mixer wins Emmy

    Eddie Kim, a Korean American creative artist, picked up his first Emmy this weekend for re-recording mixer in sound mixing for nonfiction programming. Kim participated in the HBO documentary series “Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways.” After graduating from...

    • Posted September 22, 2015
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  • Director Ryoo Seung-wan (Tae Hong/Korea Times)
    Interview: South Korea’s action hero director talks about ‘Veteran’

    Ryoo Seung-wan’s latest hit arrives in North America, with screenings beginning this week in 33 locations By Tae Hong Fifteen years ago, Ryoo Seung-wan burst onto the scene and hammered his name into South Korea’s film industry heads...

    • Posted September 18, 2015
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  • Assassination
    ‘Assassination’ is 4th highest-grossing Korean film in North America

    “Assassination,” one of South Korea’s film hits of the year, reportedly made $1.8 million in the North American box office as of last week, placing it at an all-time No. 4 for a Korean pic, Yonhap reported....

    • Posted September 15, 2015
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  • "The Throne" (Showbox)
    Upcoming film ‘Sado’ chosen as S. Korean submission to Academy Awards

    South Korea’s submission to the 88th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Language Film is “The Throne,” an upcoming period piece starring Yoo Ah-in and Song Kang-ho, Yonhap reported. Each country is permitted one submission per year for...

    • Posted September 2, 2015
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  • Daniel Dae Kim
    Daniel Dae Kim joins new film based on North Korea memoir

    Daniel Dae Kim, of “Hawaii Five-O” and “Lost” fame, is aboard to star in and co-develop a film adapted from Mike Kim’s hit memoir, “Escaping North Korea.” According to, Daniel Dae Kim’s production company 3AD and...

    • Posted August 29, 2015
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  • James Kyson (Newsis)
    James Kyson joins cast of Chicago Korean filmmakers’ project

    A low-budget film produced by Chicago-based Korean American filmmakers, “Banana Season,” will begin shooting early next month with a newly cast lead actor, James Kyson. The story, written and directed by Sanghoon Lee, an assistant professor in...

    • Posted August 27, 2015
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