[HanCinema's Digest] Cinema Snippets 2016/03/12,
Lotte and Busan City create a multi-million dollar fund to help support commercial and independent films, learn more about Shin Sang-ok from the "What's Korean Cinema?" podcast, film critic and journalist Pierce Conran reviews a horror from the late 90s, and see how KOFIC is ensuring that art films get the airtime they deserve,...More
China's Tang Wei to Marry Korean Director 2014/07/03, Source,
Chinese actress Tang Wei and Korean filmmaker Kim Tae-yong will tie the knot this fall. They worked together in "Late Autumn" (2010). Kim's agency Bom Film Productions on Wednesday said they will get married this fall in a private ceremony with family and close friends. They first met while shooting the film and their relationship developed when Tang came to Korea for a commercial shoot in October 2013, and they visited each other in China and Korea over the past months,...More
Art and Culture 2012/08/01, Source,
It's Wednesday and it's celebrity news time with our Michelle Kim. She has the latest stories from Hollywood and beyond, so let's get right to business. Hello Michelle [Reporter : ] Hello Conn-young
So what do you have for us today,...More
Gong Hyo-jin makes top ten Asian actors list in China 2010/06/18, Source,
Korean actress Gong Hyo-jin [N.O.A. Entertainment]
Korean actress Gong Hyo-jin has been selected one of the top ten actors of Asia by China Entertainment TV (CETV), according to her agency N.O.A. Entertainment on Friday.
N.O.A. announced through a press release that the actress will be leaving for China today to attend the award ceremony, to be held Saturday evening at Shenzhen Convention & Exhibition Center in Shenzhen, China,...More
Two Korean Classics to be Remade 2009/11/13, Source, Two Korean classic films from 2 prolific Korean directors whose films were part of and contributed to the famous Golden Age of Korean cinema are about to be remade. This period between the 1960's and 1970's helped lay the ground work for many of today's modern directors. The original ",...More
Berlinale Invites Seven Korean Films 2009/01/23, Source, A total of seven Korean films are selected to screen at the 59th Berlin International Film Festival, running February 5 -15 in the German capital. Korean films will dominate this year's Forum section. The sidebar consists of five Korean titles: ",...More
High school is horror
2008/07/23, Source, Somewhat late and on its own, but August 7 will finally welcome a Korean horror film to the summer entertainment circuit. The title "Death Bell" ("Gosa") stands for midterms in Korean. The horror title will turn the figurative blood, sweat,...More
Film sees love, not blood ties, key for family 2006/05/22, Source, It's interesting to compare how Korean and English dictionaries define the word "family". While the former defines "family" as a group of people related to each other through marriage, in the latter (there can be exceptions, mind you) the "marriage" part is gone.
Seven Korean Films to Air on American Cable 2006/03/09, Source, Seven Korean films, including "Old Boy" and "Samaria", will be shown on the Sundance Movie Channel, an American cable TV network.
Kim Jee-suk, programmer of the Pusan International Film Festival, recently stated, "SunDance Movie Channel, a leading movie cable channel in the United States, has bough,...More
"Let's make a Korean version of 'Love Actually. What sort of love stories should we bring together? Wouldn't it be fun to have a man and a woman who are mutual enemies end up falling in love? Since the economy is so bad these days, a story about a couple keeping,...More
It is commonly said that film sequels are rarely better than the original, which has been true for all the local sequels in recently years except for such movies as "Hi Dharma 2: Showdown in Seoul (Talmaya Seoul-kaja)", a sequel for gangster comedy ",...More
[Korean DVD] Choosing a less-trodden path in 'Memento Mori' 2004/05/07, Source, "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned" is one of the most astute sayings of our time. Used to describe the anger of a woman who has been rejected in love, this proverb carries even more clout when both parties to the affair are female Korean high school students.
Films That Are Music to the Ears 2004/04/13, Source, By Joon Soh
A series of recent feature films that have left an impression for their music will be shown free of charge at a media center located in a subway station in Seoul.
From Saturday through April 22, 12 films will be screened on DVD at the theater of Oh! Zemidong, a med,...More
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