Archive for the ‘Chungmuro/Film News’ Category

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Ha Ji-won and Ha Jung-woo’s sweet courtship in Blood Merchant
by | November 22, 2014 | 31 Comments
Aw, I can’t wait to see this pairing onscreen — Ha Jung-woo’s second directorial feature Chronicle of a Blood Merchant has released its first set of production stills in preparation for a January premiere, which offer a peek at the first date between Ha Jung-woo (Kundo: Age of the Rampant), who also stars in the... More »


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51st Grand Bell Awards
by | November 21, 2014 | 49 Comments
It’s time for the 51st Grand Bell Awards (Daejong Film Awards), the first of the major year-end award ceremonies, which celebrates achievement in film. There were actually a good number of big movies in 2014 to spread the love around, whether in box office numbers or critical acclaim, but the overwhelming theme seems to be:... More »


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Lineup secured for action comedy Steal a Top Star
by | November 21, 2014 | 7 Comments
Oh Chang-seok, Kim Jung-heon I admit that I only paused to read this story because the movie’s title caught my eye — Mission: Steal a Top Star — but hey, it’s a good title. It’s the kind of thing that tells you right away what to expect, while also making you think, Yes, I will... More »


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Hwang Jung-min and Kang Dong-won team up in revenge thriller
by | November 18, 2014 | 32 Comments
Well you know I’m always a happy camper when there’s no end in sight to Kang Dong-won’s steady stream of projects. He’s had a pretty strong showing on the big screen this past year with the melodrama Dugeun Dugeun My Heart and the historical action film Kundo: Age of the Rampant, and now he’s in... More »


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Jo Jung-seok offered leading role in newsroom thriller
by | November 12, 2014 | 17 Comments
How much do I love that Jo Jung-seok (You’re the Best, Lee Soon-shin) has worked his way up to being a comedic AND dramatic leading man? It doesn’t feel so long ago that he was just Lee Je-hoon’s unforgettable best friend in Introduction to Architecture, and now he’s headlining movies on his own left and... More »


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Lee Jung-jae is a fighter on the run for Big Match
by | November 9, 2014 | 18 Comments
Wait, Lee Jung-jae (The Face Reader) is going to spend a movie looking like this? You’d think they would’ve led with that information (or bait, what have you). His new movie Big Match will be hitting theaters in a few weeks, and we finally get some clues as to what on earth it’s even about.... More »


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Park Min-woo scores first big-screen role opposite Moon Chae-won, Yoo Yeon-seok
by | November 8, 2014 | 27 Comments
Aw, adorable dimple-faced Park Min-woo (Modern Farmer, Flower Grandpa Investigation Unit) has steadily built up his resume after debuting as the sunny bully Ba-wool in 2011’s Flower Boy Ramyun Shop, and he’s just secured his first film role. He’ll be making his big-screen debut in That One Day (or The Mood That Day), a romance... More »


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First teaser for big-stakes heist movie Con Artists
by | November 7, 2014 | 20 Comments
Glad to see that the caper in Con Artists (Professionals, or whatever you want to call it) is off to an action-packed start. The first teaser is out, and lead actors Kim Woo-bin (Heirs) and Lee Hyun-woo (To the Beautiful You) are pretty adorable in it. Do they seem like the leaders of a gang... More »


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Park Bo-young, Lee Kwang-soo, Lee Chun-hee headline Mutant
by | November 7, 2014 | 45 Comments
I’m not quite sure whether this movie is going to be light, serious, or mysterious, but in any case a movie called Mutant is sure going to capture my attention. And with this casting, I’m hoping that the mutant idea is executed skillfully, as the project has now tapped Park Bo-young (Wolf Boy), Lee Kwang-soo... More »


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Fashion and intrigue propel period melodrama Tailors
by | November 5, 2014 | 33 Comments
I would expect no less from a movie that’s all about royal clothing and the people who make it, but these posters for Tailor sure are beautiful. We’ve also got our first trailer, which is equally beautiful, and also highlights for us the story’s mix of tension, intrigue, romance, and thrills. Tailor is about two... More »


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Ha Jung-woo to star in Park Chan-wook’s Agasshi
by | November 5, 2014 | 32 Comments
Buzz is in the air with the announcement of the first collaboration between Chungmuro heavyweights Ha Jung-woo (Kundo, The Terror Live) and Park Chan-wook (Oldboy, Joint Security Area). Director Park is returning to Korean film after a six-year break with a new movie called Agasshi (Young Lady), an adaptation of the Sarah Waters novel Fingersmith,... More »