Korean pop music has astonished the world with its rapid rise in popularity — exemplified by the so-called Korean Wave that has swept Asia since the early 2000s. Leading this rise to the top are…
Korean commercial films set in the Japanese colonial era have a checkered history at the box office. Most films taking pace in that epoch, including "The Anarchists" (2000), "Blue Swallow" (2005)…
The name of the company Contents Panda — the international sales arm of Korean independent film financier and distributor Next Entertainment World — literally translates as "to sell content" in the…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
"The challenge we have set ourselves over the last 20 years was to become the number one Asian film studio," says Jeong Tae-sung, CEO of CJ Entertainment. "This means that we want to be Asia-wide…
This claustrophobic psychodrama unfolds as a grisly single take for much of its running time.
Ahn Seong-kyoung's achingly tender story of an unconventional couple and their cat taps into a wellspring of emotions.
A medical disaster movie depicting how a South Korean city becomes ground zero for the H5N1 epidemic, "Flu" delivers a transfusion of harrowing realism, government duplicity and dripping…
Already a major hit in Asia, this high-octane South Korean remake of Hong Kong thriller "Eye in the Sky" sustains its nervy tension all the way.
Kim Ki-duk's latest is a gloriously off-the-charts study in perversity featuring castration, rape and incest.
SEOUL – The Busan film festival will open with dance drama "Vara: A Blessing," the third film by Buddhist monk Khyentse Norbu, and the first time that the South Korean festival has not opened with…
HONG KONG — "Juvenile Offender," a tough mother and son drama featuring a youngster released from a correctional facility, has been selected to represent South Korea in the foreign-language category…