History, comedy, icy chill meet in 'Heist' 2012/07/31, Source, Cha Tae-hyeon, left, and Ko Chang-seokplay thieves of royal ice blocks in a period action/comedy "The Grand Heist". The feature debut by Kim Joo-ho opens on Aug. 8 in theaters nationwide. / Courtesy of Next Entertainment World (NEW)
By Kwaak Je-yup So far, this summer's blockbusters have been rather heavyweight - both in scale and content. From "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Deranged" to "The Dark Knight Rises" and "The Thieves", moviegoers have been drenched in gloom and doom, as if in reflection of the world's sorry state today,...More
Yeonghwa: Korean Film Today at the MoMA 2011/09/16, Source, Yeonghwa: Korean Film Today will start on Sept. 22 and last through Oct. 2.
This year, we are pleased to welcome back Lim Soon-rye, South Korea's most highly regarded female filmmaker, to The Korea Society for the Opening Night's screening of "Rolling Home with a Bull" (2010), which follows a young man's forlorn life as a failed poet and unemployed bachelor who winds up taking an unexpected journey throughout the country with his father's cvherished bull and making a series of peculiar run-ins.
This year's Yeonghwa series will also have a special focus on director Jeon Kyu-hwan, whose Town Trilogy films--"Mozart Town" (2008), "Animal Town" (2009) and "Dance Town" (2010)-examines various human lives that exist in Seoul's urban landscape, including those of an African laborer, a Russian exchange student, a reformed pedophile, a North Korean defector, and a dejected print-shop owner. Jeon's Town Trilogy critiques the "town" of Seoul from a sociological auteur's perspective,...More
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