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All posts tagged "Korean cinema"

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    How ‘Frozen’ took over Korean cinema

    30-something viewers drive frenzy over latest Disney hit By Do Je-hae Stella Chung, a 39-year-old mom with two pre-school girls, thought that she was well past Disney movies until “Frozen” started sweeping local theaters. Following a friend’s...

    • Posted February 10, 2014
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  • Song Kang-ho, right, in a scene from “The Attorney”
    Truth behind Korea’s movie boom

    Koreans are watching more local films than ever, not that they have any say in it   By Yun Suh-young Kim Seon-hee had eagerly awaited the Korean release of “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug,” the second...

    • Posted January 8, 2014
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  • Song Kang-ho’s three movies in 2013 (Snowpiercer, The Face Reader, The Attorney) have combined to sell more than 20 million tickets. (Korea Times)
    The actor of his generation

    How Song Kang-ho ruled Korean cinema in 2013 By Chung Hyun-chae Song Kang-ho could be described as the ultimate late bloomer. His reputation until the mid-1990s was that of a passionate but limited theater actor who was...

    • Posted December 27, 2013
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