All posts tagged "movies"

  • John Park Feature
    Hollywood mindreader: Artist John Park puts James Cameron’s imagination on screen

    By Brian Han Mindreaders. That’s how concept artist John Park playfully describes himself and others who work in his field. The 29-year-old has sharpened up his craft to the point where A-list directors like James Cameron (“Avatar,”...

    • Posted July 13, 2015
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  • Tom Cruise (Korea Times file)
    Tom Cruise to visit Seoul for ‘Mission Impossible’ sequel

    Hollywood star Tom Cruise will visit Korea to promote “Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation,” Lotte Entertainment said Monday. It will be Cruise’s seventh visit to Seoul. He will hold a press conference on July 30 (the day of...

    • Posted July 13, 2015
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  • (Courtesy of Disney/Marvel Studios)
    S. Korean theaters bustling before ‘Avengers 2′ release for reserve tickets

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — With about a week left before the opening of the “Avengers” sequel, South Korean cinemas were bustling with fans coming to reserve tickets for the film on Wednesday. Multiplex cinema chains such as CGV,...

    • Posted April 15, 2015
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  • (Courtesy of Disney/Marvel Studios)
    ‘Avengers’ stars open up on sequel

    By Brian Han (BURBANK, Calif.) — The stars of Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” gathered together on Saturday to discuss the highly anticipated blockbuster before its May 1 release. The first installment of “The Avengers” grossed over...

    • Posted April 13, 2015
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  • ode to my father
    2 Korean films among year’s top 10 best-selling foreign movies in N. America

    SEOUL, March 25 (Yonhap) — Two Korean films — “Roaring Currents” and “Ode to My Father” — ranked among the top 10 best-selling foreign films that opened in North American theaters last year, the movies’ investor-distributor said...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • (Yonhap)
    S. Korean box-office plunges in February

    SEOUL, March 9 (Yonhap) — South Korea’s cinema ticket revenues and the number of moviegoers fell drastically in February from a year ago, although it had the five-day Lunar New Year holiday, a market tracker said Monday....

    • Posted March 9, 2015
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  • A still released by Twentieth Century Fox shows Michael Keaton, left, as Riggan in a scene from the film, "Birdman, or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance" directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu. (AP Photo/Copyright Twentieth Century Fox, Atsushi Nishijima, File)
    ‘Birdman’ film’s kimchi line stirs debate in Korea

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — The dark comedy “Birdman,” which swept the Academy Awards, seems to have irked some Korean film buffs over a line involving the country’s traditional dish, kimchi, in the latest controversy over cultural abasement. Some...

    • Posted February 23, 2015
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