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2015/01/26 | | Permalink
Yoo's "Blues" shakes things up…
Yoo Ha's action noir "Gangnam Blues" (aka "Gangnam 1970") was the number one player at box office over the weekend, pocketing over $5.5M (27%) and coming out on top in what was the most closely-contested tussle at the top we've seen thus far.
The 709K filmgoers Yoo persuade into his caves (830) was narrowly enough to spoil Disney's big animated entrance into the game. "Big Hero 6" was, like Yoo's "Blues", released in Korea last Wednesday, and competed over 822 screens to claimed 662K stubs ($5M - 25%). It was an awesome photo finish that ultimately favoured homemade Han over foreign fantasy, but only just...More
Retro fever lingered at the local box office over the weekend with Yoo Ha's "Gangnam Blues" debuting at No. 1, according to the state-run Korean Film Council on Monday.
"Gangnam Blues" dethroned the controversial and long-reigning historical movie "Ode to My Father", which traces Korea's modern history after the 1950-53 war that split the peninsula...More
Actor Lee Min-ho's first feature film "Gangnam Blues" topped the daily box office upon its release Wednesday.
According to the Korean Film Council, the action-noir film set in the 1970s opened at 684 theaters nationwide and attracted about 152,500 moviegoers on the first day of its release, pushing aside another hit film, "Ode to My Father"...More
2015/01/19 | | Permalink
Fresh features help close gap on Yoon's "Ode"...
Park Jin-pyo's "Love Forecast" and Ha Jeong-woo's "Chronicle of a Blood Merchant" were released last week and helped restore balance to box office.
For the last five weeks it's been all "Ode to My Father" and, for the first time since "The Hobbit" mid-December, the film's lavish lead sunk to within striking distance. Yoon Je-kyoon's successful war drama captured 27.5% of the pie (808K) across 742 screens for gold, but had to defend its crown against the spritely rom-com "Love Forecast", starring Lee Seung-gi and Moon Chae-won...More
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