Korean War Flick Takes Box Place of work  via Storm

Korean War Flick Takes Box Place of work via Storm

Posters for "Operation Chromite" at a multiplex in Samseong-dong, Seoul on Sunday

The clunky Korea-War film "Operation Chromite" drew more than 2 million moviegoers in the primary five days to jump to the head of the box office.The film, which functions Liam Neeson as Gen. Douglas MacArthur, ran forward of "Train to Busan" and the maximum recent installment of the Jason Bourne franchise. Motion picture critics widely panned the movie for its turgid plot and ham acting, yet some 464,400 other people flocked to the cinemas at the day of its opening. Price tag sales have remained sturdywhilstthe space amongst second-ranked "Train to Busan" has gradually widened.

The movie makes a speciality of an intelligence operation code-named "X-Ray" that ended in the historical Incheon Landing, which became the tides opposed to the invading North Korean forces which had cornered U.S. and South Korean troops at the early degree of the Korean War.

The movie focuses on a in massive part unsung naval intelligence unit and other infantrymen and ends with a solemn determination to the warriors who died.Moviegoers were completely satisfiedto be told around an unknown facet of the noted amphibious landing. One viewer statedthe foremost draw used to benow not Neeson, who has slightly more a walk-on part, but the unknown heroes of the operation.Contrary to projections that the movie would attractionprincipally to older audiences, audience in their 20s account for more than 30 % of the total. Jang Byoung-soo (24), who saw the movie with his parents, said, "The handiest thing I knew about the Incheon Touchdownturned into that Gen. MacArthur turned the tides of the war, but I had no concept of the intelligence operation that went on at the back of the scenes". Videosthat specialize in Korea's fashionable history in most cases do neatlyalthough they are frequently heavy-handed and awkwardly scripted. "Northern Prohibit Line", about a naval clash between North and South Korea on the West Sea in 2002, drew 6 million viewers, while "Spirits' Homecoming", about Korean girls forced into sexual slavery via Japan all the style throughGlobal War II, attracted 3.85 million.

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HanCinema's movie Review Korean Weekend Box Place of work 2011.12.02 ~ 2011.12.04

HanCinema's movie Review Korean Weekend Box Place of work 2011.12.02 ~ 2011.12.04

In 2nd is a new Korean unencumber by potential of Hwang In-ho called "Spellbound" (also referred to as "Spellbound"). This quirky romantic comedy stars Son Ye-jin, Lee Min-ki, and Shin Seong-hoon and was once just released in Korea on December 1st. "SIU" follows with 201,264, which is not up to part of what Hwang"s new flick produced. "SIU" went from no 1 closing week and 24.3 % of price tag sales, to this week"s number 3 with just 12.8 %. yet the massive winner has to be Lee Han"s "Punch" which crossed the five million admissions mark this beyond week. "Punch" overtook "Detective K" to settle as Korea"s 3rd maximum a hit movie of 2011.

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HanCinema's movie Review Korean Weekend Box Place of work (2011.06.17~2011.06.19)

HanCinema's movie Review Korean Weekend Box Place of work (2011.06.17~2011.06.19)

"Sunny - 2010" is now the maximum a hit Korean movie of the year as it clears the five million admissions mark. Kang Hyeong Cheol"s "Sunny - 2010" added 269,866 to its grand general this beyond weekend, falling just short of reclaiming the #1 spot from "Kung Fu Panda 2" which saw 278,214 tickets sold bringing its complete admissions to 4,495,106.

At number five is "White: The Melody of the Curse" taking virtue of Korea"s fanaticism surrounding pop idol groups. The film has best 449,034 admissions to this point and its role at five this week marks the falloff between the head motion pictures and the ones just making up the numbers. Some other comedian ebook film directly out of Hollywood occupies number six. "Green Lantern" has no longer controlled to provoke audience out of the country via is still getting the numbers it wishes to take a seat down very easily with 119,008 admissions. Brad Fruman"s crime drama "The Lincoln Lawyer", staring Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei and Ryan Phillippe, is at seven with just 92,552 admissions at the back of its name.

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HanCinema's movie Review Korean Weekend Box Place of work (2011.03.11~2011.03.13)

HanCinema's movie Review Korean Weekend Box Place of work (2011.03.11~2011.03.13)

On February 25th 1942, 100,000 other folks bared witness to an unidentified object soaring over L.A. in spite of a barrage of anti-aircraft hearth the bizarre object remained. Now, in 2011 Jonathan Liebesman brings us "Battle: Los Angeles", a sci-fi action mystery this is lately topping the Korea box place of work with 453,991 tickets sold in its first week.

Matt Damon and Emily Blunt celebrity in "The Adjustment Bureau" (written and directed via George Nolfi). The sci-fi thriller has racked in 42,162 in tickets this week, just lacking out on overtaking "Children...". the large Korean hit of the year "Detective K" is still lingering in the charts. This duration comedy is coming near five million tickets sold. "The King"s Speech" gained twelve Oscar nominations, which is more than any other film. It won 4 adding highest picture, actor and director. We can must wait till next week to peer if this big Oscar winner has a vital have an effect on at the Korean charts.

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HanCinema's movie Review Korean Weekend Box Place of work 2011.08.12 ~ 2011.08.14

HanCinema's movie Review Korean Weekend Box Place of work 2011.08.12 ~ 2011.08.14

"Quick" has lost some steam in addition the combat for seats amoung this summer"s best motion pictures continues. Korean films have done smartly the beyond two months yet few were ready to actually leap with the contest being so tough. And in spite of the massive Hollywood names "Cowboys and Aliens" has been receiving harsh grievance all round, in huge part centring at the directorial resolution and its jarring tonal speed and rhythm. Still the movie opened this past week and claimed 133,514 admissions in Korea thus far. "The Front Line" drops from remaining week"s number 3 to this week"s seven with just below 3 million admissions. . Here is back evidence of a highly competitive summer line-up in Korea.

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HanCinema's movie Review Korean Weekend Box Place of work 2012.03.09 ~ 2012.03.11

HanCinema's movie Review Korean Weekend Box Place of work 2012.03.09 ~ 2012.03.11

"Legends of Valhalla: Thor" is taking phase in its 5th instantly week in the pinnacle ten. However, in its five week run it has most effective controlled to acquire 739,037 admissions. At nine is the Hollywood movie "Safe House", down 3 puts from closing week"s sixth. And at ten is the fascinating "Dancing Queen" seeing out its highly a hit run at the cinema circuit. "Dancing Queen" is recently the 2nd one very best grossing Korean film of the year with 4,000,942 admissions.

Korean Box Place of work - Admissions for the Week-end 2012.03.09 - 2012.02.3.11 (www.kobis.or.kr)

# Films Release date Week-end Total 1 "Helpless" (화차) 2012/03/08 607 080 685 548 2 "John Carter "   368 384 413 337 3 "Love Fiction" (러브픽션) 2012/02/29 251 943 1 478 108 4 "This Manner War"   145 133 583 112 5 "Nameless Gangster" (범죄와의 전쟁 : 나쁜놈들 전성시대) 2012/02/02 93 287 4 570 887 6 "Stanley"s Tiffin Box (Stanley Ka Dabba)"   24 852 33 400 7 "Howling" (하울링) 2012/02/16 24 173 1 583 656 8 "Legends of Valhalla: Thor"   20 348 739 037 9 "Safe House"   15 195 155 303 10 "Dancing Queen" (댄싱퀸) 2012/01/18 14 712 4 000 942 Korean videos only     "Tarbosaurus 3D" (점박이: 한반도의 공룡 3D) 2012/01/26 8 046 1 021 718   "Talking Architect" (말하는 건축가) 2012/03/08 2 515 4 024   "Unbowed" (부러진 화살) 2012/01/18 1 019 3 424 531   "Romance Joe" (로맨스 조) 2012/03/08 695 1 004   "Stateless Things" (줄탁동시) 2012/03/01 373 2 370   "Mirage" (밀월도 가는 길) 2012/03/08 248 468   "Eighteen and Nineteen" (열여덟,열아홉) 2012/03/01 180 1 388   "Bolts and Blip - Movie" (볼츠와 블립) 2012/02/23 148 14 270   "Sympathy for Us" (태어나서 미안해) 2012/03/08 116 122   "Welcome Back to Beast Airline" (비스트 앵콜 콘서트 3D) 2012/02/29 115 16 620

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HanCinema's movie Review Korean Weekend Box Place of work 2012.01.27 ~ 2012.01.29

HanCinema's movie Review Korean Weekend Box Place of work 2012.01.27 ~ 2012.01.29

Despite slipping one position back into second, "Unbowed" still captured 16.40% of the sales with 406,984. Chung Ji-young"s movie first premiered at ultimate year"s Busan Film Festival and has up to now earned a shocking 2,642,678 admissions. "Dancing Queen" is still doing neatly with 322,987 as it approaches the 3 million mark. Korean animations have turn into expanding popular, especially because the local and world good fortune of "Leafie, A Rooster Into The Wild". Han Sang-ho"s "Tarbosaurus 3D" is picking up the slack as it rides the animation wave as it faucets into our fascination and love of prehistoric lizards.

 "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island" and "I Don"t Understand how She Does It" follows with just below 70,000 admissions between them. And if you'll accept as true with it Tom Cruise"s newest film "Mission Most unlikely - Ghost Protocol" is still here at ten with 17,472 admissions, bringing its overall to a whopping 7,538,585 since its released overdue last year.

Korean Box Place of job - Admissions for the Week-end 2012.02.03 - 2012.02.05 (www.kobis.or.kr)

# Films Release date Week-end Total 1 "Nameless Gangster" (범죄와의 전쟁 : 나쁜놈들 전성시대) 2012/02/02 918,573 1,094,181 2 "Unbowed" (부러진 화살) 2012/01/18 406,984 2,642,678 3 "Dancing Queen" (댄싱퀸) 2012/01/18 322,989 2,735,000 4 "Tarbosaurus 3D" (점박이: 한반도의 공룡 3D) 2012/01/26 220,333 662,542 5 "Papa - Movie" (파파) 2012/02/01 214,065 292,414 6 "Happy Feet Two"   99,666 109,402 7 "Puss in Boots"   83,223 2,005,898 8 "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island"   36,079 1,119,566 9 "I Don"t Know How She Does It"   30,350 39,871 10 "Mission: Very unlikely - Ghost Protocol"   17,472 7,538,585 Korean videos only     "Pacemaker" (페이스메이커) 2012/01/18 5,413 458,173   "The Outback" (코알라 키드: 영웅의 탄생) 2012/01/12 1,483 200,832   "Never finishing Story" (네버엔딩스토리) 2012/01/18 969 277,696   "Wonderful Radio" (원더풀 라디오) 2012/01/05 626 950,986   "The Day He Arrives" (북촌 방향) 2011/09/08 226 45,223

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HanCinema's movie Review Korean Weekend Box Place of work (2011.02.15~2011.02.27)

HanCinema's movie Review Korean Weekend Box Place of work (2011.02.15~2011.02.27)

Korean price tag sales dipped a tad this week, yet Lee Kyoo-man"s "Children..." still controlled to attract in 335,846 other people to hang the number one. the tale of five boys who mysteriously disappeared in 1991 is back in publics mind. But unlike the 1992 movie "Come Back Frog Boys", this one centres on a reporter and professor searching for to advance their careers. make certain you catch Hancinema"s complete review of the film later this week.

Disney"s "Tangled" drops one spot to number five, but is still preserving its position in the charts. "Tangled" had done quite well, with just a relatively small drop of 55,347 admissions from ultimate week. No longer bad taking into account "Detective K" saw its viewership drop through 128, 555. At number six is the co-production "Late Autumn - 2010", a film that i presumed would be doing much better than is has so far. Tae-Yong Kim"s film has had a substantial drop in admissions, with a difference of a few 243, 842. The number seven spot is all action with Jason Statham in "The Mechanic". A professional hit guy takes on an apprentice with connections to an old hit; this would definitely appease action junkies who were starved of a good action flick recently.

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HanCinema's movie Review Korean Weekend Box Place of work (2011.04.29-2011.05.01)

HanCinema's movie Review Korean Weekend Box Place of work (2011.04.29-2011.05.01)

It isn't surprising that Kenneth Branagh"s long expected "Thor" stands sturdy at no 1 this week. In accordance with the preferred Surprise comedian character, this American superhero movie in any case makes its way to the large screen with 543,075 admissions in its opening week. Children"s Day is bobbing up this week in Korea and you'll be expecting "Thor" and "Fast Five" to continue their good fortune at the top.

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Haha Takes Heartbreaking go back and forth to Memorial for Forced Korean hard work Employees in Japan on Infinity Challenge

Haha Takes Heartbreaking go back and forth to Memorial for Forced Korean hard work Employees in Japan on Infinity Challenge

Haha Takes Heartbreaking vacation to Memorial for Forced Korean Labor Staff in Japan on “Infinity Challenge”Infinity Challenge” set the laughs apart and handled some of the darkest moments in Korean history.

On the September 12 broadcast of MBC‘s “Infinity Challenge,” Haha visits the UNESCO site, Hashima Island of Japan.

During the episode, Haha traveled along side Professor Seo Kyung Duk to Hashima Island and Takashima Island in Japan.

Upon understanding that Japan had registered Hashima Island as a UNESCO web site without bringing up the history of the island as a website of forcible confinement for young Korean boys during the japanese Occupation, Haha is livid. search engine optimization Kyung Duk explains, “These are Japan’s antics. They implemented to UNESCO after casting off the confinement a phase of the history, the usage of handiest what got here ahead of that.”

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Before visiting Hashima Island, Haha visits Takashima Island, where about one hundred Koreans who died whilst running in Hashima Island beneath inhumane prerequisites were buried. He sets out to discover the Korean memorial tower that was once acknowledged to be built by way of a Japanese company, yet he isn't successful.

In the end, Haha reveals the memorial with the assistance of the locals, but he's surprised at the deficient conditions. The memorial can only be reached after passing thru a narrow, practically impossible-to-identify entrance, and after walking a long while after that through an unkempt trail overgrown with the encircling forest. Professor Seo Kyung Duk tells Haha that the Japanese had burned documents containing the explanations for the deaths of the Koreans, so it's far most unlikely to even identify the deceased. in spite of this, Haha sets out food as an providing to those who died during this time at the memorial, expressing remorseful about that he wasn’t in a position to bring any flowers.

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Later, upon seeing that Hashima Island is being promoted as a tourist appeal without a unmarried mention of the Korean history there, he is greatly surprised once more.

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