Crank in : 2015/11/10
'Tunnel' is based on the novel with the same time by author So Jae-won. It is about a man, who is trapped in a tunnel and tries to get out of it. Ha Jung-woo will play the protagonist, who is trapped in a tunnel due to careless construction.
[HanCinema Awards] Best Actress in a Film for 2017 - Cast Your Vote! + Movie Giveaway 2017/12/23
Competition in 2017 between the talented leading ladies in film was fierce. From action to romance to thrillers, Korean actresses pulled out all the stops, delivering excellent performances and winning accolades domestically and abroad. You can vote from December 23 to January 6 on the nominees for Best Actress. Results for all categories will begin to release on December 30,...More
You can do it Kim Woo-bin and Moon So-ri, "The Juror" 2017/06/06, Source Kim Woo-bin has been diagnosed with nasopharyngeal carcinoma. His management reported this news. To get proper treatments, he had to put a stop to all work such as director Choi Dong-hoon's "Wiretap" and more. He also announced his illness so that no speculations and unnecessary misunderstandings were created. "Wiretap" will be put on hold until as long as it takes for Kim Woo-bin to get his treatment. If the circumstances require it, the role may be changed or the production itself may be stopped altogether. Kim Woo-bin's health comes first at any chance,...More
[HanCinema's Digest] Cinema Snippets 2017/03/12
Netflix scoops up an exciting Joseon zombie series, read Pierce Conran's review of "A Single Rider" on Modern Korean Cinema, KoBiz examines Korean filmgoer's shift in viewing habits, and know the real independence fighters behind their cinematic counterparts,...More
Movie Audiences Dwindle for 1st Time in 7 Years 2017/01/20, Source
Movie audiences have dwindled for the first time in seven years. The number of moviegoers hit 200 million for the first time in 2013 and had been rising steadily since, but the Korean Film Council on Thursday said they dwindled by 280,000 last year to 217 million,...More
[HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2016.11.11 ~ 2016.11.13 2016/11/14
"Doctor Strange" becomes the second-highest grossing foreign film of the year...
Marvel's latest blockbuster "Doctor Strange" retained pole position and claimed its third weekend at the top of Korea's box office. Director Scott Derrickson's cinematic wizardry (riding Marvel's marvellous momentum) added another 548,520 admissions (38.9%) to its Korean cause to become the tenth highest-grossing film of the year with 4.8 million admissions ($36.3 million),...More
[HanCinema's Digest] Cinema Snippets 2016/10/16
Asian Film Festival puts the best that BIFF has to offer in the spotlight, KOBIZ's latest infographic highlights the top indie films of 2016, Variety sits down with BIFF's director to talk about the turmoil, and Variety explores the challenges of crowdfunding in Korea,...More
[HanCinema's Digest] Cinema Snippets 2016/10/09
Korea Portal explores why Kim Jee-woon's latest film is a unique addition to his filmography, Slash Film flags two South Korean films from the recently concluded Fantastic Fest in Austin, Pierce Conran tracks the appearance of trains in modern Korean cinema, and catch all the winners from the 2016 edition of the DMZ Korean International Documentary Film Festival,...More
'Tunnel' Continues Box Office Reign 2016/09/07, Source
The disaster flick "Tunnel" hit the 7 million mark in cinema attendance on Tuesday, according to the film's distributor Showbox. The film has maintained the top spot at the box office since its release on Aug. 10, the longest record this year,...More
[HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2016.08.19 ~ 2016.08.21 2016/08/22
Local literary adaptations take the top spots...
Kim Seong-hun's action thriller "Tunnel" retained the top spot over the weekend and moved its total admissions count now to over 5 million. "Tunnel", based on So Jae-won's novel of the same name, was released on 10 August and shot to number one during its first weekend out with almost 2 million admissions. The foot traffic has tapered off since last weekend, but Kim's claustrophobic thriller was still able to maintain a clear lead by attracting more than double the stubs of its nearest competitor, another local literary adaptation,...More
[HanCinema's Box Office Review] 2016.08.12 ~ 2016.08.14 2016/08/15 "Tunnel" dethrones "The Last Princess" and takes the crown...
Kim Seong-hun's action thriller "Tunnel" arrived last week and managed to capture 40% of box office pie and dislodge "The Last Princess" at the top of the pile. Last weekend Heo Jin-ho's historical melodrama (aka "Princess Deokhye") attracted 1.1 million filmgoers across 964 screens to take pole position; despite following that good opening with another 966,862 admissions here (21%), which moved its total tally now to 3.5 million ($25.6 million), Heo's latest was forced into second place after the "Tunnel" arrived on the scene and attracted 1.8 million admissions ($13.8 million) from 1,091 screens,...More
[HanCinema's Film Review] "Tunnel" 2016/08/13
Jeong-soo (played by Ha Jung-woo) is a normal husband and father who briefly gets waylaid by bad service at a gas station. Little does Jeong-soo realize that he is in a movie called "Tunnel", and that irony of ironies, bad service at the gas station probably ended up saving Jeong-soo's life in the form of an extra free bottle of water. Once trapped in the "Tunnel", all of a sudden every random object that happened to be in Jeong-soo's car takes on disproportionate importance,...More
Ha Jung-woo heads for Hawaii to recharge 2015/10/29, Source Ha Jung-woo headed for Hawaii once again. He's taking some time off to re-energize and revitalize prior to his upcoming movie.
It is a known fact, Ha Jung-woo's attachment to Hawaii. He spends most of his time in Hawaii when he's not working. He preaches about Hawaii to others and even said he wanted to be the promotional ambassador of Hawaii,...More
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