Local filmmakers in Korea are getting by with more than just the help of their "Friend."
Mi Hui Kim
Cheating husbands, workaholic wives, evil stepmothers-in-law and stingy grooms are dominating late evening TV in Korea, and they all share two things in common: They wreck relationships and boost TV…
Tough guys are dominating Korean movies. Most are criminals and some are violent -- arousing the ire of critics, who say these characters are lousy role models who are often depicted abusing women.
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Korean producer-distrib Taewon Entertainment is closing a deal with Miramax to remake Korean martial arts hit "Bichunmoo."
Kings and queens of ancient Korea rule primetime TV: All four broadcasters are showing historical dramas, and as each show airs twice a week there is at least one period drama on every evening.
South Korean filmmakers are reaching out to other parts of Asia for funding and stars to combat the twin problems of rising budgets and exportability.
A controversial TV series is daring to shed light on social change in deeply conservative Korea. "Blue Fog" is a 20-part skein about a married man in his 40s who gives up his family and successful…
A Korean movie about four ill-fated friends has smashed local B.O. records, spawned a retro fashion trend and left a populace in search of lost pals.
Korean filmmakers are reaching out to other parts of Asia for funding and stars to combat the twin problems of rising budgets and exportability.