Korean-made movies sold 100 million tickets so far this year in South Korea. The rare landmark was passed on the second day of the ongoing Busan festival.
While many people argue that Korean film funding is now more cautious and professional, two big companies did make very large bets this year - only one paid off in a big way.
With five days still remaining, local films are enjoying their biggest ever month in the #7 int'l B.O. territory. They dominate Hollywood movies by a ratio of more than four to one.
Variety's critics debate the highs and lows of an unusually paranoid and post-apocalyptic summer movie season.
Domination of the Korean B.O. by 'Snowpiercer' raises questions about the film's Oscar potential and Stateside positioning.
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In his first feature directing gig, "Captain America" star Chris Evans has come on board to direct, produce and star in romancer "1:30 Train."
Apocalyptic train journey "Snowpiercer," the English-language debut of Korea's Bong Joon-ho, gets its local release on Aug 1.
Domestic Film DAILY
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300: Rise of an Empire
300: Rise of an Empire1Daily:$3.9M Cumulative:$48.9M Warner Brothers -66.23%
Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Mr. Peabody & Sherman2Daily:$2.2M Cumulative:$34.4M Fox / DreamWorks Animation -77.26%
Non-Stop3Daily:$1.3M Cumulative:$53.9M Universal Pictures -67.83%