[HanCinema's Weekend Box Office Review] 2013.02.08 ~ 2013.02.10 2013/02/11, HanCinema's Korean Box Office Review (2013.02.08 ~ 2013.02.10)
It was another closely fought race at the box office this past weekend, but it was Lee Hwan-hyeong's "Miracle in Cell No.7" that reclaimed pole position with 1.3 million admissions (37.12%). Lee's latest had over 800 screenings to help its cause as it now moves to 6,279,229 admissions, making it the highest grossing Korean film of the year thus far. The Lunar New Year weekend saw the release of a number new films, including Kim Soon-rye's new comedy drama "Run to the South", an old Russian fairy tale retold in glorious 3D animation, as well the fifth instalment in the popular "Die Hard" franchise,...More
Art and Culture 2012/08/10, Source,
It's finally Friday and I'm sure everyone is very excited to get some rest and sleep in. Today, our Michelle Kim brings us some events that are sure to get those of us in London and Seoul out of our homes over the weekend.
[Reporter : ] Hello Conn-young
So what do you have for us today,...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
Park Hae-il: 'I Want to Present Diverse Acting' 2011/01/04, Source,
Actor Park Hae-il, who will play a character named Hui Do in the movie "Heartbeat", said, "My first goal is to act naturally. I might not be able to satisfy every audience, but I might need to try my best to satisfy more audiences".
Actor Park Hae-il debuted with his appearance in the movie "Waikiki Brothers" (2001), which was directed by Lim Soon-rye, and ten years have already passed since his debut. He appeared in more than twenty movies, including those works that he had appeared in as a supporting actor. He HAS ALSO transformed into various characters in those movies,...More
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