All posts tagged "films"

  • Oh Seung-geun (Yonhap)
    South Koreans’ favorite song to sing

    South Koreans’ favorite song to sing is Oh Seung-geun’s “What About My Age (내 나이가 어때서),” according to a recent free-answer poll by Gallup Korea, Yonhap reported. According to the public opinion search company Wednesday, the poll...

    • Posted February 27, 2015
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  • "Big Hero 6" voice actors Daniel Henney, Ryan Potter (Disney/Photo Kayvon Esmaili)
    Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6′ ready for Oscars, DVD release

    By Tae Hong Disney’s “Big Hero 6,” which is up for Best Animated Feature at the 87th Academy Awards Sunday, is ready to hit shelves for its home entertainment release come Feb. 24. Inspired by a Marvel...

    • Posted February 20, 2015
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  • Kim Yun-jin
    Actress Kim Yun-jin to walk BIFF red carpet for ‘Ode to My Father’

    Actress Kim Yun-jin will walk the red carpet at the 65th Berlin International Film Festival, Yonhap reported. Kim was most recently seen in South Korean theaters as one of the leads of box office hit film “Ode...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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  • A still from Director Daniel Park's "Ktown Cowboys"
    LA-based ‘Ktown Cowboys’ to premiere at SXSW

    A film about a hard-partying group of friends in Los Angeles’ Koreatown will make its premiere at SXSW in the Narrative Spotlight category. “Ktown Cowboys” was directed by Daniel Park and stars a Korean American cast that...

    • Posted February 4, 2015
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  • sjn
    Hollywood music director Sujin Nam looks beyond her own success

    By Tae Hong Sujin Nam was three and a half years old when her mother, a piano teacher, claimed her a musical genius. The future Hollywood music director, composer and orchestrator had climbed up onto a piano...

    • Posted January 30, 2015
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  • Director Bong Joon-ho (Yonhap)
    Director Bong Joon-ho named to Berlin Festival jury

    South Korean director Bong Joon-ho was appointed as a jury member for the 65th Berlin International Film Festival, organizers announced Tuesday. Bong is the second Korean to be appointed to the jury after actress Lee Young-ae in...

    • Posted January 27, 2015
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  • "Gangnam Blues" directed by Yoo Ha and starring Lee Min-ho and Kim Rae-won hits local screens on Jan. 21. 
(Courtesy of Showbox, Mediaplex Inc.)
    Most anticipated S. Korean films of 2015

    By Jason Bechervaise Last year saw a number of new filmmakers emerge such as July Jung (“A Girl at My Door”), Lee Do-yun (“Confession”) and Shim Sung-bo (“Haemoo”), but one of the striking features of 2015 is...

    • Posted January 6, 2015
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