by KOFIC staff
The Korean Film Council (KOFIC), the Korea Movie and Video Industry Association (KMVIA) and the Korean Film Producers Association led 108 companies and organizations in a Declaration for the Normalization for Online Film Distribution on July 27.
The declaration called for online service providers to stop the illegal circulation of films. It also demanded they stop indirect technical protection of piracy and the omission of legal sales figures. It strongly demanded they adhere to guidelines for the normalization of online copyright protection. Lastly, the declaration warned online service providers that the film industry would, in collaboration, henceforth take strict and rigorous action if they did not...More
Intelligence Chase over Coffee "Gabi"
Directed by Jang Yoon-hyeon
By RA Jegy
It's the end of 19th century, and Gojong, King of Josoen flees to the Russian legation to save himself from foreign threats. The king comes into contact with western culture during his stay there, and tastes coffee for the first time in his life. After he returns to the palace, Gojong continues to enjoy coffee, while an assassination attempt takes place to kill the king by poisoning his coffee to prevent him from establishing the Korean Empire...More
'Box Office Hitter' director Kang Woo-seok's movie looks serious.
Kang Woo-seok flew to Cannes, France where the 64th Cannes International Film Festival is being held on the 12th. This is in 10 years. Chungmuro is focusing on what his actions will have to do with anything later on....More
Director Kang Woo-seok chose historical "I Am King of Chosun" as his next work.
Productions Cinema Service revealed on the 14th, "This is his 19th piece of work and first historical"....More
By Lee Hyo-won
In 1999, a story about four juvenile delinquents trashing and robbing a gas station out of sheer boredom became the second highest grossing film that year, as well as a national sensation with the word "attack" placed in random contexts becoming household vocabulary.
Director Kim Sang-jin
has taken the megaphone into his hands for a second time to direct its sequel, "Attack the Gas Station 2
But it's hard for sequels to live up the glory of its predecessor, especially when the original was a megahit.
The new movie's flaws are reflected in its very title. The film is nothing but a sequel; lacking the ability to stand and breathe on its own, it can only clutch desperately onto the number 2 at the end of its name. It is, at best, a homage to the origi...More