Category Archive: K-movies

Weekend box office ranking for March 2-4, 2012

love fiction

Ha Jung Woo and Gong Hyo Jin in a romantic comedy movie together? I’m there! And so were over 500,000 Korean moviegoers this past weekend. Unfortunately, the reviews are far from positive. Despite including the Daum and Naver netizens’ average movie ratings in these “Weekend box office ranking” posts,  I must admit that I don’t …

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Weekend box office ranking for February 24-26, 2012

nameless-howling

It was close, but Nameless Gangster once again reclaims the number one spot away from Howling.

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Weekend box office ranking for February 17-19, 2012

howling

Song Kang Ho. This man’s name is literally synonymous with Korean cinema of the last several years. He’s back with a movie co-starring Lee Na Young about a wolfdog that kills people. And based on the poster tagline (“There was a reason behind its killings”), it appears that Howling is not merely a “wild beast on the …

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Weekend box office ranking for February 10-12, 2012

gangster

Not much has changed since the week prior with domestic Korean films dominating the box office.

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Weekend box office ranking for February 3-5, 2012

koreanfilms

This was a great week for Chungmuro, with five domestic films taking the top five spots on the Korean box office the first weekend of February 2012. And well, I just have three words for you. Ha. Jung. Woo! Okay, just three more. Park. Yong. Woo! *Swoon… and Blue dies in fangirl heaven*

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Weekend box office ranking for January 27-29, 2012

unbowed

Remember how I said earlier that Unbowed is receiving both critical acclaim and positive reviews by both moviegoers and film critics alike. Well, a week later, it took the top spot at the box office. I’m totally looking forward to watching this! And besides, I don’t know how he does it, but at 60 years …

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