After slump, Han Seok-Kyu returns to spotlight 2013/03/20, Source, Han Seok-Kyu is a top-notch actor, but in his personal life, he lives away from his wife and children, who spend most of their time abroad for education. Han says he assuages his loneliness by reading books and watching movies. Provided by Showbox Mediaplex
Leading actor Han Seok-Kyu is a trailblazer in the Korean movie industry. He has proved that any talented person can be an A-list actor even without smothering good looks or charisma. Han's characters include a dying man in his 30s from "Christmas in August" (1998) and a gigolo in "Moon over Seoul" (1994). Across the diverse personalities, he knew how to be real without resorting to cliches. Han indeed paved the way for character actors such as Song Kang-ho, Kim Yoon-seok and Ryoo Seung-ryong, who are some of the best known in their field today,...More
[Canada] The simultaneous North American and Korean release of "The Berlin File" (2013) 2013/02/05,
South Korea's mega action thriller by the masterful Ryoo Seung-wan Opens on Feb. 15, Cineplex Odeon Forum, Montreal CINEASIE Creatives is pleased to announce the simultaneous North American and Korean release of "The Berlin File" (2013), South Korea's mega action thriller written and directed by the masterful Ryoo Seung-wan. The film, by CJ Entertainment, centers on a battle between spies from North Korea and South Korea, with a tragic love triangle simmering beneath the surface. The Montreal public can discover the visual pyrotechnics of Korea's greatest action auteur on February 15th at Cineplex Forum,...More
Korean films gaining popularity in Vietnam 2013/01/02, Source,
A Korean film caused a sensation in Vietnam by rising to the second in the country's box office since its release on November 31. "A Werewolf Boy", a Korean film that attracted over 6 million viewers in Korea so far, replaced "Haeundae" (2009), "Runway Cop" (2012), and "Quick" (2011) as the top-grossing Korean film in the Southeast Asian nation. The film starring heartthrob Song Joong-ki was also shown during the first Vietnam-Korean Film Festival in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi. The festival actually opened on October 18 at the Megastar Crescent Mall in Ho Chi Minh City, before screening in the capital between December 6 and 8,...More
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