The story revolves around three main characters and a body. A man fakes his own suicide for insurance money and another man uses the body to fight a gang. With him is a woman who trusts him ... More
[HanCinema's Film Review] Korean Weekend Box Office 2012.05.04 ~ 2012.05.06 2012/05/06, HanCinema's Korean Box Office Review(2012.05.04 ~ 2012.05.06)
Marvel's "The Avengers" was just released in the U.S and broke the U.S opening weekend admissions record in the process. Here in Korea the film continued to dominate proceedings with 1,430,613 admissions, placing it now as the third highest grossing film on the 2012 Korean box office with 4,001,878 total admissions. Marvel's superhero flick snatched 53.50% of the ticket sales and left the fighting for the scraps,...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] Korean Weekend Box Office 2012.04.27 ~ 2012.04.29 2012/04/29, HanCinema's Korean Box Office Review(2012.04.27 ~ 2012.04.29)
There was never any doubt that Marvel's long awaited comic book film "The Avengers" was going to cause a huge stir at the Korean box office. This Hollywood blockbuster arrogantly snatched 64.30% of the ticket sales this past weekend, that's a whopping 1,342,584 admissions! It left Jeong Ji-woo's "A Muse" with just 15.90% and 389,803 admissions in its opening weekend, it's a decent start for this melodramatic romance, but it paled in comparison to the might of Marvel's gargantuan superhero flick,...More
The story revolves around three main characters and a body. A man fakes his own suicide for insurance money and another man uses the body to fight a gang. With him is a woman who trusts him implicitly. LEE Beom-soo is a former biotech lab researcher and KIM plays the daughter of his senior colleague. KIM Ok-bin's hot pink hair drew a lot of media interest. The film has elements of social satire and black comedy as well as character comedy. At the core of the comedy is various unexpected situations as different characters come ogether. There are also chase scenes shot around Banpo Bridge and the surrounding high-rise apartment blocks. Director WU won the comedy award for the 4th Mise- en-Scene Short Film Festival with My
Really Big Mike and Over My Dead Body marks his debut feature. Considering how the Korean film industry is trying to tighten its belt, the budget for this film is above the average at $2.6 million.
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