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…
"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…