Darcy Paquet and Kyu Hyun Kim return to cover the Bucheon International Film Festival for Koreanfilm.org, Samsung's new "Super S" screen does away with the projector, KoBiz reflects on some statistics the first half of the year (infographic), and Soompi lists the six American shows they'd like to see remade in Korea.
"2017 Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival Report"
The 21st edition of the Bucheon International Film Festival recently wrapped up and film critics Darcy Paquet and Kyu Hyun Kim share their coverage of it for Koreanfilm.org: "It's been many years since we have done a BiFan report... It's nice to be back!" If you're looking for concise and insightful commentary on what Bucheon's celebration of cinema had to offer, look no further...
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"World's first cinema with projector-less LED screen opens in Korea"
South Korea continues to lead the way in movie magic as Samsung launches its new projector-less screen, the "Super S". Commenting on the new technology, director Yang Woo-seok ("The Attorney") said, "It's an innovative change in 120 years of cinema history to see images on a cinema screen that applies its light source directly". The first two films to take advantage of the innovation were "Cars 3" and "Spider-Man: Homecoming" at the Lotte World Tower in Seoul.
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"Under 10 Million"
KoBiz's latest infographic reflects on the year so far, revealing some interesting facts about K-cinema and highlighting a number of industry achievements. Did you know, for example, that five Korean films were invited to Cannes this year? Or that the Jeonju International Film Festival, now in its 18th year, received record-breaking crowds of nearly 80,000 cinephiles?
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"6 American Shows We'd Like To See Remade In Korea"
What American shows would you like to see remade in Korea? Soompi considers the question and lists the top six films that they like to see given a Korean spin. "Korean dramaland is no stranger to the remake epidemic sweeping the west [And] You can never have too many dramas". Take a look at their picks and let us know what features or television shows you'd like to see remade in the comment section below.
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