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'Inside Men' Director Woo Wraps Busan-Set Thriller 'Drug King ... - Variety

Fri, 2017-10-13 07:01

Variety

'Inside Men' Director Woo Wraps Busan-Set Thriller 'Drug King ...
Variety
South Korean crime drama “Drug King” has wrapped up production. Starring Song Kang-ho (“Snowpiercer”) and Bae Doo-na (“Sense 8”), two of South Korea's ...

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OGN Overwatch APEX - GC Busan unleashed - ESPN.com - ESPN

Fri, 2017-10-13 05:02

ESPN

OGN Overwatch APEX - GC Busan unleashed - ESPN.com
ESPN
"This should've been the finals." Relive GC Busan's incredible -- but not unexpected -- victory over Cloud9 Kongdoo at OGN Overwatch APEX.

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Busan film festival opens with freedom of speech plea - New Straits Times Online

Fri, 2017-10-13 00:41

New Straits Times Online

Busan film festival opens with freedom of speech plea
New Straits Times Online
(L-R) Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) director Kang Soo-Youn, director Shin Su-Won, actor Kim Tae-Hoon, actress Moon Geun-Young, actress Park Ji-Su, actor Suh Tae-Hwa and actor Lim Jeong-Woon,attend a press conference for 'Glass Garden' ...
Busan Film Fest embarks on 22nd edition with star-studded red carpetThe Korea Herald
(LEAD) Busan film festival kicks off amid unsolved disputeYonhap News
FedEx provides logistic support for the 22nd Busan International ...STAT Times
Korea Portal (English Edition) -allkpop
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'A Tiger In Winter': Busan Review - Screen International

Thu, 2017-10-12 23:39

Screen International

'A Tiger In Winter': Busan Review
Screen International
Receiving its world premiere at Busan, A Tiger In Winter will probably find a welcome home on the festival circuit, with Lee's previous films having achieved a large measure of success at the likes of Rotterdam and London. Gyeong-yu (Lee Jin-uk) is ...

'Malila: The Farewell Flower': Busan Review - Screen International

Thu, 2017-10-12 23:13

Screen International

'Malila: The Farewell Flower': Busan Review
Screen International
Still, evident similarities between the compatriots should help boost Malila's appeal with festival audiences following its Busan premiere, as should the movie's gentle queer romance, Boonyawatana's second in as many efforts after 2015's The Blue Hour.

'Alone': Busan Review - Screen International

Thu, 2017-10-12 22:42

Screen International

'Alone': Busan Review
Screen International
Premiering in Busan's Window On Asian Cinema strand, this is a slim film –a running time of 64 minutes – which is likely to have limited appeal outside of the region's festival circuit. Essentially a two-handed chamber piece, Alone plays out within the ...

'Love and Shukla': Busan Review - Screen International

Thu, 2017-10-12 22:27

Screen International

'Love and Shukla': Busan Review
Screen International
Shukla (Saharsh Kumar Shukla), a newly-married rickshaw driver, struggles to connect with his painfully shy bride Lakshmi (Taneea Rajawat). Their woes are compounded by his friends' bad advice and his family's inability to understand the concept of ...

Busan Film Fest embarks on 22nd edition with star-studded red carpet - The Korea Herald

Thu, 2017-10-12 22:24

The Korea Herald

Busan Film Fest embarks on 22nd edition with star-studded red carpet
The Korea Herald
The 22nd Busan International Film Festival officially opened Thursday evening at the Busan Cinema Center, the mood considerably lighter than last year, when political turmoil and a boycott by Korean filmmakers shadowed the event. Crowds filled the ...
Busan film festival opens with freedom of speech pleaNew Straits Times Online
(LEAD) Busan film festival to kick off amid unsolved disputeYonhap News
FedEx provides logistic support for the 22nd Busan International ...STAT Times
Korea Portal (English Edition) -allkpop
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Busan 2017 Review: GLASS GARDEN, Spoiled yet Soiled by ... - ScreenAnarchy (blog)

Thu, 2017-10-12 22:03

ScreenAnarchy (blog)

Busan 2017 Review: GLASS GARDEN, Spoiled yet Soiled by ...
ScreenAnarchy (blog)
One of Korea's foremost indie voices returns with a fable couched in verdant imagery but marred by a sense of deja vu. Shin Su-won's fourth feature Glass ...
Filmmaker Shin Suwon says conceived idea of 'Glass Garden' well ...Yonhap News

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Busan film festival opens with freedom of speech plea - Daily Mail

Thu, 2017-10-12 20:32

Daily Mail

Busan film festival opens with freedom of speech plea
Daily Mail
Internationally acclaimed South Korean director Shin Su-Won, whose thriller "Glass Garden" opened the 10-day Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), said restrictions on expression -- and on artists -- "should never happen". "Freedom of speech should ...
(LEAD) Busan film festival to kick off amid unsolved disputeYonhap News
FedEx provides logistic support for the 22nd Busan International Film FestivalSTAT Times

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Busan 2017 Preview: 10 Hot Titles Not to Miss at 22nd Edition - ScreenAnarchy (blog)

Thu, 2017-10-12 18:12

ScreenAnarchy (blog)

Busan 2017 Preview: 10 Hot Titles Not to Miss at 22nd Edition
ScreenAnarchy (blog)
Entering its 22nd year, the Busan International Film Festival runs from 12-21 October and is once again putting on a big show that includes around 300 films, including well over a hundred world and international premieres. With so many unknown titles ...

Marvel Postpones Opening of Busan Experience – Variety - Variety

Thu, 2017-10-12 15:35

Variety

Marvel Postpones Opening of Busan Experience – Variety
Variety
BUSAN — The Marvel Experience Busan that was set to open on Oct. 12, coinciding with the beginning of the Busan Film Festival, has been postponed to Oct.

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Reanimated Review: Train To Busan - Undead Walking

Thu, 2017-10-12 04:56

Undead Walking

Reanimated Review: Train To Busan
Undead Walking
In fact, that is what I'm here to talk about, last year's breakout international horror movie (Which I just saw the other day), South Korea's Train To Busan. Now, I'm new to doing movie reviews, and, if I did it all as one piece, it'd be long as all ...

Busan founder Kim Dong-ho talks final year at festival | Features ... - Screen International

Thu, 2017-10-12 00:24

Screen International

Busan founder Kim Dong-ho talks final year at festival | Features ...
Screen International
As Busan International Film Festival founder Kim Dong-ho prepares to leave his post, he talks to Jean Noh about the event's recent challenges, and his hopes ...
Can South Korea's Biggest Film Festival Bounce Back Amid ...Hollywood Reporter

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Why Busan film festival is a key barometer of the state of Chinese cinema - South China Morning Post

Wed, 2017-10-11 19:48

South China Morning Post

Why Busan film festival is a key barometer of the state of Chinese cinema
South China Morning Post
Since its establishment, in 1996, the Busan International Film Festival, held annually in South Korea, has been a window into the state of mainland Chinese cinema. It was an invaluable platform on which China's so-called “sixth generation” of ...

Burglar breaks into 76 offices and shops in Busan - The Korea Herald - The Korea Herald

Wed, 2017-10-11 15:38

The Korea Herald

Burglar breaks into 76 offices and shops in Busan - The Korea Herald
The Korea Herald
A man who allegedly stole money from 76 offices and stores has been arrested, Busan Police said Wednesday. (Yonhap)The suspect, a man in his 50s ...

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Burglar breaks into 76 offices and shops in Busan - The Korea Herald - The Korea Herald

Wed, 2017-10-11 15:38

The Korea Herald

Burglar breaks into 76 offices and shops in Busan - The Korea Herald
The Korea Herald
A man who allegedly stole money from 76 offices and stores has been arrested, Busan Police said Wednesday. (Yonhap)The suspect, a man in his 50s ...
'Hungry' homeless man arrested for robbing retailersKorea Times

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Contest: Win a flyaway trip to Busan One Asia Festival to catch your fav Kpop bias perform live! - MTV Asia

Wed, 2017-10-11 13:38

MTV Asia

Contest: Win a flyaway trip to Busan One Asia Festival to catch your fav Kpop bias perform live!
MTV Asia
Attention K-Fans! Apink, G-friend, Blackpink, Wanna One and more will be performing at the Busan One Asia Opening Festival happening on 22 October and we are giving you guys a chance to win a flyaway trip + 4D3N stay + tix to Busan One Asia Opening ...

Busan film festival ready for action despite turmoil - Khmer Times - Khmer Times

Wed, 2017-10-11 11:58

Khmer Times

Busan film festival ready for action despite turmoil - Khmer Times
Khmer Times
BUSAN (AFP) – Organisers of the Busan International Film Festival say they are confident they can cast off the politics that has overshadowed the influential ...

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USS Chief arrives in Busan ahead of MN MIWEX - Stripes Korea

Wed, 2017-10-11 10:00

Stripes Korea

USS Chief arrives in Busan ahead of MN MIWEX
Stripes Korea
BUSAN, Republic of Korea (NNS) -- The mine countermeasures ship USS Chief (MCM 14) arrived in Busan Oct. 10 for a routine port call as they make final preparations for the Multinational Mine Countermeasures Exercise (MN MIWEX). MN MIWEX consists ...