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Ben Affleck's thriller "Gone Girl" topped the local box office over the weekend, according to the Korean Film Council yesterday.
The film, which already received praise from international critics, is a movie adaptation of Gillian Flynn's best-selling novel of the same title...More
"Criminal Designer" has been presold to 4 Asian countries.
According to Lotte Entertainment, "Criminal Designer" was presold to China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and the Philippines at the Asian Film Market on the 8th...More
Choi Seung-hyeon, better known as T.O.P. from K-pop band Big Bang, plays the main character, Dae-gil, in the movie "Tazza: The High Rollers 2". The Korean movie took the top spot in the domestic box office last weekend. Provided by Lotte Entertainment
"Tazza: The High Rollers 2", which opened last month, took the No. 1 spot for the second consecutive week, according to the Korean Film Council yesterday. Over the weekend, it garnered an audience of 540,529, pushing the film's total ticket sales to 3,107,413...More
"The Admiral: Roaring Currents"
There were no losers in the battle between epic historical blockbusters this summer. "KUNDO : Age of the Rampant", "The Admiral: Roaring Currents" and "Pirates", released one week after another from July 23, were all impressive.
The film industry and Korean fans were all interested to see if these blockbusters would become box office hits. All three of them cost as much as W15 billion (US$1=W1,018) to produce, while Korea's top film distributers -- Showbox, CJ E&M, and Lotte Entertainment -- were all involved in the production. They were set during the Chosun Dynasty and featured star-studded casts that included top stars Choi Min-sik, Ha Jeong-woo, Kang Dong-won, and Son Ye-jin...More
Left to Right: Three narratives against the backdrop of the ocean, "Roaring Currents", "Pirates" and "Haemoo", will tackle different genres and eras of Korean history. Provided by CJ Entertainment, Lotte Entertainment and NEW
Summer is fast approaching, but this year is set to be a cool one as three local flicks take on the high seas. From a historical account to a period comedy to a modern drama, these films, with their intricate sets and use of star power, are a testament to just how far Korean cinema has come.
Each movie featured detailed replicas of ships, which were placed on rotating structures simulating the movement of the ocean. And as well as the plight of filming on water, all three features had their own obstacles. But only time will tell if the budget and effort invested were worth it...More