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Korean films accounted for just 30.5 percent of total ticket receipts at the box office last month, down from 40 percent in April to a level not seen in over three years as Hollywood blockbusters take center stage, according to the Korean Film Council...More
The number one movie this week is "Star Trek Into Darkness"...More
2013/06/01 | | Permalink
Not since the beginning of April has a Korean film managed to claim the top spot at the box office. It was Jo Dong-oh's "Running Man" who last had that honour, but a string of Hollywood hits prevented such local flicks from tasting gold. In April it was Tom Cruise in "Oblivion", followed by Marvel's "Iron Man 3", and this past week saw the "Iron Man" tag Vin Diesel in the sixth instalment of the "Fast and Furious". Although the foreign flicks are still enjoying a long stretch of golden glory, there were a number of Korean films that came close to toppling these outsiders for supremacy...More
2013/05/27 | | Permalink
The sixth instalment of the "The Fast and the Furious" series has raced to the top of the chart in its first weekend out. "The Fast and the Furious 6" snatched 625,056 (34%) stubs to deny "Iron Man 3" a fifth straight month at the top of the pile. Both Jeong Geun-seop's "Montage" and Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby" kept their good form going, holding down second and third respectfully. The admissions were a lot more evenly spread this past weekend, and only a handful of new entries managed to disrupt proceedings...More
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