CJ Entertainment America Presents "Helpless" 2012/04/10, Source,
Dark Horse Korean Hit at the Gate in the U.S.
LOS ANGELES, CA (April 9, 2012) – CJ Entertainment America is launching the moody Korean thriller "Helpless" on April 20, 2012 as an exclusive engagement for Los Angeles at the CGV Cinemas, with national dates expected for early May. The film was a critical darling and unexpected box office champion for two consecutive weeks when it was released in Korea earlier this year.
- Russell Edwards, Variety
"...The film never ceases to compel. As the layers of deceit are peeled back, Byeon seems in complete command of her material. A key demonstration of her narrative dexterity is the way she flaunts an audacious 'Chinatown'-like clue to the missing woman's whereabouts without pre-empting the climax",...More
The 5 Most Anticipated Korean Movies in Second Half of 2011 2011/07/01, Source, by WKB on July 1st, 2011
* This post is written by David Teszar, one of the Korea Blog's Worldwide Korea Bloggers.
"Sector 7" (7광구)
Korea's first 3D feature film has been already pre-sold to 46 different countries and is widely expected to be the ultimate box office hit this summer. It is pretty understandable if you consider that "Sector 7"′s producer is Yoon Je-kyoon (aka. JK Youn) whose latest directorial project ("Haeundae", 2009) surpassed the all-important 10 million viewer mark. Starring domestic superstars like Ha Ji-won, Ahn Seong-gi and Oh Ji-ho, the movie is about a crew of an oil prospecting ship who fight for their lives against a giant underwater creature,...More
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