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All posts tagged "Roaring Currents"

  • (Yonhap)
    South Korea’s domestic films are catching up to foreign pics

    South Korean films are fast catching up to foreign ones in their home country, this year marking 100 million domestic ticket sales three years in a row, Yonhap reported. According to the Korean Film Council, South Korean...

    • Posted December 23, 2014
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  • "The Admiral: Roaring Currents." (CJ E&M)
    ‘The Admiral: Roaring Currents’ breaks U.S. Korean film record

    “The Admiral: Roaring Currents,” the record-breaking film that swept through the top of the Korean box office this summer, became the first Korean flick opened in the U.S. to break $2 million Sunday, distributor CJ E&M said...

    • Posted September 4, 2014
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  • "The Pirates," starring Son Ye-jin and Kim Nam-gil, has found success in the local film industry despite the overwhelming popularity of "Roaring Currents."
    Korean blockbusters reignite film industry

    By Jason Bechervaise Only a few months ago following the tragic Sewol ferry sinking in April, there were concerns that the disaster would affect how local audiences would respond to three domestic maritime blockbusters: “Roaring Currents,” “The...

    • Posted August 25, 2014
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  • "The Admiral: Roaring Currents." (CJ E&M)
    [Forbes] Record-smashing 16th Century Heroic Epic Captures Korea’s 2014 Zeitgeist

          Overwhelming odds are defied! Heroic patriots risk all! And – amidst flashing blades, thundering cannon and colliding battleships – a dastardly national enemy gets his come-uppance! These are the central elements of “Myeongnyang”...

    • Posted August 22, 2014
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  • Pope Francis blesses upon arrival for the Closing Holy Mass of the 6th Asian Youth Day at Haemi Castle in Seosan, south of Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, Pool)
    Why did pope excite Koreans so much?

    A renowned psychiatrist says it’s the same reason Koreans are pouring in to see the record-breaking movie about Admiral Yi Soon-shin – “Koreans are longing for a charismatic leader.” By Kang Hyun-kyung Pope Francis enjoyed a rock-star...

    • Posted August 19, 2014
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  • "The Admiral: Roaring Currents." (CJ E&M)
    Korean blockbuster ‘The Admiral: Roaring Currents’ comes to U.S.

    “The Admiral: Roaring Currents,” this summer’s biggest sensation at the Korean box office, is coming to theaters across the United States. The film will be screened at Los Angeles’ CGV Cinemas Friday and show at 30 theaters...

    • Posted August 8, 2014
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    In new career peak, Choi Min-sik sweeps box offices in Korea and U.S.

    By Kwon Mee-yoo Choi Min-sik, 52, is enjoying a new peak in his career as his movies “Roaring Currents” and “Lucy” are making box office records at home and in the United States, respectively. His latest work,...

    • Posted August 4, 2014
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