All posts tagged "film"

  • (Veteran/Yonhap)
    ‘Veteran,’ ‘Assassination’ top S. Korean box office as hits of the year

    By Tae Hong The two giants of South Korean cinema so far this year have emerged — “Veteran,” which passed 7 million viewers Tuesday, and “Assassination,” which stands at 10.79 million as of Monday, according to Yonhap....

    • Posted August 18, 2015
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  • ("Memories of the Sword"/Well Go USA)
    ‘Memories of the Sword’ to show in North American theaters

    By Tae Hong South Korean film “Memories of the Sword,” headlined by A-listers Lee Byung-hun and Jeon Do-yeon, will make its way to North American theaters Aug. 28, distributor Well Go USA announced Wednesday. The film will...

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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  • "Collective Invention"
    TIFF invites three South Korean films

    Three South Korean films — Director Ryu Seung-wan’s “Veteran,” Kwon Oh-kwang’s “Collective Invention” and Hong Sang-soo’s “Right Now, Wrong Then” — have been added to the lineup of the 40th Toronto International Film Festival, which will run...

    • Posted August 12, 2015
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  • (Newsis)
    ‘The Kind Mr. Tom Cruise’ dazzles Seoul fans at red carpet

    Tom Cruise dazzled South Korea Thursday as he walked a red carpet in Seoul. The 53-year-old actor, who most recently headlined “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation,” reportedly spent two hours moving down an 80-meter red carpet as he...

    • Posted July 30, 2015
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  • "Northern Limit Line" (Yonhap)
    ‘Northern Limit Line’ becomes S. Korea’s biggest film of the year

    The South Korean film industry has found its top hit of the year so far in “Northern Limit Line,” which surpassed five million viewers Thursday. The record makes the film the first Korean one this year to...

    • Posted July 16, 2015
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  • (Photo courtesy of Disney/Pixar)
    ‘Inside Out’ cast and director talk inspirations behind box office hit

    By Tae Hong Those voices in your head could be real. They could be the whispers of five emotions, each more vibrant than the last, pressing your buttons and storing your memories and controlling your decision-making. It’s the...

    • Posted June 24, 2015
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  • Still shot from "My Love, Don't Cross That River" (YouTube)
    S. Korean director wins top documentary award in LA film fest

    SEOUL, June 19 (Yonhap) — A homegrown documentary film about an elderly couple has received the top prize in the Los Angeles Film Festival’s competition section for documentary films. Director Jin Mo-young won the Documentary Award for...

    • Posted June 18, 2015
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