Han Hyo-joo, Chun Woo-hee and Kim Ok-bin, the muses that took over the screens 2016/03/09, Source,
'God! Thirty diva' is the term referred to actresses or singers who have outstanding talents. Those divas who were born in 1987 are turning thirty or have turned thirty already this year.
These 'girls' build on their filmography all these years and have become legit actresses. They have come past their 20s and have settled in their 30s now which allows them more room,...More
[HanCinema's Film News] New Korean Films Inbound... 2013/11/02, K-Films Coming Soon:
★★★★★ "Red Family": A coming-of-culture drama about a family of North Korean spies misfiring undercover (11/06)
★★★★★ "Commitment": The son of an ex-North Korean spy is torn between higher powers as he fights for those he loves.(11/06)
★★★★ "I Love You, Jin-yeong!": A struggling writer gets romantically involved with a director who offers to make her dreams come true. (11/07)
★★★★★ "The Weight": A tragic telling of the life of a hunchbacked mortician and his transgendered stepsister.(11/07)
★★★★ "Passion Flower": A dying man hires a caregiver to help him, but soon their relationship flourishes beyond their expectations. (11/07)
★★★★ "Steel Cold Winter": A small-town outcast and big-city newbie find each other and form a fatalistic bound out in the country. (11/07),...More
The 8th Mise-en-Scene Short Film Festival Opens this Week 2009/06/26, Source, This year's Mise-en-scene Short Film festival will showcase a total of 120 films. The film festival whose focus is genre short films will feature films genres normally associated with feature length films. These genres include horror, fantasy, love and even action. It features 57 films in the offi,...More
Jecheon Fest Highlights Music-themed Films 2007/08/03, Source, Between last summer and this summer, a number of musical and music-driven Korean films were released, defining an important new trend towards the genre for local audiences. This month the 3rd Jecheon International Music and Film Festival (JIMFF) showcases that trend, bringing 7 music-themed Korean,...More
Imagine good-looking boys reigning at the top of a kingdom called high school: Choose your favorite among lace-clad Little Prince types to tough, sexy guys or clean-cut charmers.
S.M. Pictures of S.M. Entertainment, the production company that pumped out K-pop ic,...More
"Gift" Invited to Bangkok Film Festival 2007/07/16, Source, Director Lee In-ui's movie "Gift" and Lee Dang-yeob's film "J, A Photographer In A Strange Village" have been invited to compete at the 2007 Bangkok International Film Festival, which opens July 19.
In the non-competition section, invited Korean movies include ",...More
Though running as briefly as six minutes, short films show that size is not a factor for capturing the limitless power of imagination. Andre Bazin, film critic and founding father of the French New Wave, called short films "the film of the future".
Korean Films in NY Asian Film Fest 2007/06/22, Source, This year's New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) features a spate of prominent Korean films and runs from June 22nd to July 8th. Now in its 6th year, the festival selects 30 top Asian films to screen along with three programs of award winning shorts taken from Korea's very own Mise-en-Scene's Genre,...More
Korean cinema will take a big bite of the Big Apple as the 2007 New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) begins Friday. The festival will feature more than 30 works from the East, of which almost a third are Korean. The event will take place at the IFC Center until July,...More
14 Korean Films go to Italy's Far East Fest 2007/04/17, Source, The 9th Udine Far East Film Festival boasts one of the largest showcases of Asian cinema in Europe. This year around 60 titles from across Asia were selected to screen at the event which runs April 20th to 28th in the picturesque northern Italian city. This year 14 top Korean films were invited, o,...More
Strong Korean Showing at Berlin Film Fest 2007/02/08, Source, The 57th Berlin Film Festival -- one of the world's three major film events along with those in Cannes and Venice -- opens Thursday and runs to Feb. 18. A total of 373 movies from around the world will be screened during the 10 day run.
ROME _ After a year when they were excluded from the three main international competitions _ Cannes, Venice, Berlin _ Korean films are set for a dramatic comeback on the international festival circuit in 2007. While new efforts by directors,...More
2nd Chance to See The Magicians, Host & Guest and More 2006/12/26, Source, Hypertech Nada's annual Nada's Final Proposal (Nada Majimak Peropojeu) aims to re-introduce to the audience films that in general only enjoyed a short cinema run, but arguably - deserve greater exposure. This year the line-up includes the independent Korean films: ",...More
Celebrating its seventh year, "NADA's Final Proposal" is a special screening of movies that were released in 2006 but which many people may not have seen because they had a short screening duration. This,...More
Varied new Korean films on display at PIFF 2006/11/03, Source, The 11th edition of the Pusan International Film Festival drew attention for its various industry sidebars and other events, but those festival attendees who focused on the program itself declared it to be a good year for new Korean films.
Independent filmmakers in particular turned out a large n,...More
"Dasaepo Naughty Girls" ("Dasepo Girl") ( Tasepo Sonyo), an unconventional high school comedy directed by Lee Jae-young, has been invited to the prestigious 57th Berlin International Film Festiva,...More
Speaking Her Mind 2006/08/05, Source, She is tough. She is energetic enough to love martial arts. Her provocative charm is more than evident in dance scenes from her latest movie, "Dasepo Girl". Her remarks on a TV show have invited a barrage of criticism. The name,...More
Dasepo Girl 2006/08/03, Source, Do not dismiss the movie "Dasepo Girl" (or Multi-cell Girl) as childish. It comes to you as an intentionally light movie as if it is claiming to be a "B-rated movie".
The film is about comic episodes of bizarre and lively high school s,...More
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