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Reporter : Kwak Yeon-soo
Thu, January 20, 2022 | 07:54
'Dune' to come back to IMAX in February
Director Denis Villeneuve's sci-fi epic, “Dune,” is coming back to IMAX theaters for fans to experience it again on the big screen. According to Warner Bros. Korea, “Dune” will be available for a limited time in 17 IMAX theaters across the country starting Feb. 9, allowing viewers to experience the visually stunning epic film in a format that offers 26-percent more image spac...
Actor Seol Kyung-gu talks about real-life inspiration for movie role
Actor Seol Kyung-gu said the characters in “Kingmaker” are fictional, but they are inspired by prominent politicians, including former President Kim Dae-jung who served from 1998 to 2003.
'The Hill of Secrets' invited to 72nd Berlin film festival
Director Lee Ji-eun's debut film “The Hill of Secrets” has been invited to the youth-centered competition at this year's Berlin International Film Festival, the film's distributor said, Monday.
Movies based on books spark renewed interest in novels
The recent release of films based on books has raised interest in the original novels, as fans of these movies often go on to seek a deeper and more layered understanding of the films in their literary form.
[INTERVIEW] Han Hyo-joo stars as treasure-seeking hero in 'Pirates 2'
Actress Han Hyo-joo has taken on a new challenge by starring in the stunt-heavy, adventure fantasy film “The Pirates: The Last Royal Treasure.”
23rd Jeonju film festival to open in April, host offline screenings
This year's Jeonju International Film Festival, scheduled from April 28 to May 7, will host physical screenings and bring its number of selected films back to pre-pandemic levels.
Park So-dam on her first female-led action film, lessons learnt from 'Parasite'
After the phenomenal success of “Parasite” (2019), Park So-dam had to shoulder the tremendous weight of expectation as an actor.
Naturalist documentarian traces lives of endangered Siberian tigers
Before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, documentarian and conservationist Park Soo-yong used to spend at least six months every year in the Russian Far East, enduring loneliness and extreme weather conditions - oftentimes with temperatures of below -40 degrees Celsius - to study the Siberian tiger, one of the rarest species on Earth. His expertise on tigers led him to p...
Korean Film Council appoints Park Ki-yong as new head
The Korean Film Council (KOFIC) has appointed Park Ki-yong, an academic and director, as its new chairman. Park was chosen through a vote by the nine KOFIC committee members during its first regular meeting on Friday. He replaces Kim Young-jin, who completed his one-year term on Jan. 3.
Choi Min-sik to star in Disney+ original series 'King of Savvy'
Choi Min-sik, one of the most successful movie stars in Korea, has officially signed on to star in the Disney+ original series, “King of Savvy,” previously reported to be titled, “Casino.”
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