Pierce reviews the thriller "The Office", a look back at the past 20 years with CJ Entertainment, Yoo Seung-ho and Cho Jae-hyun to star in new period piece, and "Northern Limit Line" and "Perfect Proposal" hold to end domestic drought.
"Cannes 2015 Review: "The Office" Works Up an Intriguing Salaryman Chiller"
Pierce Conran over at Modern Korean Cinema reviews the horror-thriller "The Office": "An intriguing workplace chiller that works up a few good ideas before converting them into commonplace scares, "The Office" is an uneven but mostly solid addition to the crowded Korean thriller and horror fields".
…READ ON MODERN KOREAN CINEMA: http://www.modernkoreancinema.com/2015/05/cannes-2015-review-office-works-up.html
"CJ Entertainment at 20: Still Remaking Movie Markets"
Korea's film industry has a fascinating history, and one of the major companies that helped to orchestrate Korea's New Wave is CJ Entertainment. In this feature, Variety examines Korea's largest conglomerate and some of the challenges it faced during its 20-year history.
…READ ON VARIETY (via YAHOO MOVIES): https://uk.yahoo.com/movies/s/cj-entertainment-20-still-remaking-movie-markets-180007539.html
"Yoo Seung-ho and Cho Jae-hyun Tapped for New Joseon Era Film"
Can't get enough of those Joseon-era flicks? Yoo Seung-ho and Cho Jae-hyun have been confirmed to star in another period piece called "Seondal: The Man who Sells the River" (Korean title) by sophomore director Park Dae-min. Can you ever get too much of a good thing? Can't wait.
…READ ON KOBIZ: http://www.koreanfilm.or.kr/jsp/news/news.jsp?mode=VIEW&seq=3443
"What's Korean Cinema? 16 – "Hansel and Gretel""
Podcast love! In this episode of "What's Korean Cinema" the team talk about Yim Pil-sung's 2007 fairy tale horror "Hansel and Gretel"…Listen up!
…LISTEN ON PODCAST ON FIRE: http://podcastonfire.com/2015/03/whats-korean-cinema-16-hansel-and-gretel/
"A-listers flock back to big screen in June"
International releases such as "Mad Max", "Kingsman", and "The Avengers 2" have dominated the Korean box office this year, and so Korean fans have had only a handful of features to get excited about. In this feature, the Byung-yeul features two upcoming Korean films that may help to bolster the home teams performance: "Northern Limit Line" and "Perfect Proposal".
…READ ON THE KOREA TIMES: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/news/culture/2015/06/141_180296.html
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