"I am looking forward to it and nervous"
Park Bo-yeong expressed her thoughts about the release of her movie "Don't Click" which is finally coming out for the first time in 9 months...More
Park Si-yeon, left, and Park Hee-soon star in "The Scent". / Courtesy of Showbox/Mediaplex
By Kwaak Je-yup
It is a well-known fact that raising funds for a film is a tricky process, with investors asking for a guarantee of some kind of success at the box office.
"The Scent" by Kim Hyeong-joon-I ("No Mercy", 2009) is a prime example of creators giving in too much to such demands, using every hit formula in the book while failing to put them together in a coherent whole...More
Ha Ji-won in the current MBC drama "The King 2 Hearts" firmly stated that she hasn't even seen the scenario for "The Three Chosun Angels" yet.
She meant that she couldn't answer 'yes' or 'no' to questions about the movie just yet although she is interested in it as it is being created by a subsidiary company of her agency, World Made Film...More
(March 19 – 22, 2012) with sales companies such as 9ers and Mirovision.
The Korean booth will also play host to production companies Film Factory Nu:n, Inc. and P.A.M. Korea Media as well as technical services companies Studio SH, Moneff and Studioraon, Inc...More
Actor Ha Jeong-woo, second from left, plays a gangster boss, and Choi Min-sik, third from left, plays a customs officer who falls in with a gang in the film "Nameless Gangster", which has topped the box office since its release earlier this month. Provided by Showbox Mediaplex
Corruption is the big issue at the box office these days as films highlighting serious issues and based on true stories gain traction.
Recent releases such as "The Crucible", which exposes abuse in a school for deaf children, and "Unbowed", a film about a professor who goes up against the judiciary when he is accused of shooting a judge with a crossbow, have won audiences over and sparked discussion about problems in society...More