All posts tagged "films"

  • A still from North Korean film "Cpmrade Kim Goes Flying" (AP)
    N. Korean cinema: Kidnappings and evil Americans

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea hates the currently scrapped Hollywood film that revolves around the assassination of its beloved leader, but the country has had a long love affair with cinema — of its own...

    • Posted December 22, 2014
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  • A poster for the movie "The Interview" is carried away by a worker after being pulled from a display case at a Carmike Cinemas movie theater, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, in Atlanta. Georgia-based Carmike Cinemas has decided to cancel its planned showings of "The Interview" in the wake of threats against theatergoers by the Sony hackers. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
    Sony cancels Christmas release of ‘The Interview’ following online threat

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) – With multiple theater chains announcing they will not show the film “The Interview” in response to an online threat, Sony Pictures Entertainment today canceled the movie’s planned Christmas Day release. “We respect and...

    • Posted December 17, 2014
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  • From the right, director Christopher Nolan and actors Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway of the American sci-fi film "Interstellar" pose for photographers during a news conference held at a Shanghai hotel on Nov. 10, 2014, to promote the film. (Yonhap)
    Sci-fi epic ‘Interstellar’ exceeds 7 million ticket sales in S. Korea

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The Hollywood film “Interstellar” has attracted more than 7 million viewers in South Korea, a market tracker said Tuesday. The sci-fi epic by Christopher Nolan hit the milestone on Monday, becoming the fifth most-viewed...

    • Posted November 25, 2014
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  • Director Park Chan-wook speaks at the 12th AISFF in Seoul on Oct. 14, 2014. (Yonhap)
    Park Chan-wook to direct second Hollywood film

    South Korean director Park Chan-wook will direct and develop his second Hollywood film, a sci-fi thriller titled “Second Born,” for Rumble Films, Variety reported Thursday. David Jagernauth wrote the original screenplay for the film, in which futuristic...

    • Posted November 14, 2014
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  • "Haemoo" Director Shim Sung-bo attends the red carpet screening of the film at TCL Chinese Theatre Nov. 9, 2014. (The Korea Times)
    ‘Haemoo’ director Shim Sung-bo attends LA’s AFI Fest

    AFI Fest 2014 welcomed one of South Korea’s biggest hits of the year with open arms Sunday as “Haemoo” director Shim Sung-bo attended the red carpet screening of his directorial debut. “I don’t know if this is...

    • Posted November 11, 2014
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    Brooklyn to host 8th Korean American Film Festival

    The 8th annual Korean American Film Festival will open in New York City from Nov. 14 to 16 at the Wythe Hotel Cinema. The festival, sponsored this year by The Korea Times, focuses on projects by Korean...

    • Posted November 5, 2014
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  • "Late Spring" will be screened at the Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles Nov. 5.
    LA Italian Cultural Institute to screen Korean film ‘Late Spring’

    The Leonardo Da Vinci Film Society will screen South Korean film “Late Spring” at the Italian Cultural Institute of Los Angeles Nov. 5. The film, directed by Jo Geun-hyun and the recipient of international acclaim since its...

    • Posted October 30, 2014
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