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  1. Busan 2012: Can Korean Film Go Global on Psy's Coattails?

    3:13 am 10/5/2012

    From "Gangnam Style" to the recent blockbuster "The Thieves," Korea's popular culture is everywhere. But can it last?Read more

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  2. National Security: Busan Review

    9:56 pm 10/4/2012

    Park Weon-sang and Lee Kyeung-yeung shine in Chung Ji-young’s South Korean torture drama.Read more

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  3. Busan 2012: Download THR's Day 1 'Daily'

    9:29 am 10/4/2012

    In day one of THR's Busan Festival Daily, tensions between China and Japan impact the Asian film world, BIFF's Asian Filmmaker of the Year Koji Wakamatsu discusses his eclectic career and dealmakers express optimism for this year's Asian Film Market.Read more

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  4. Cold War: Busan Film Review

    4:47 am 10/4/2012

    The exciting Hong Kong actioner stars Tony Leung Ka-fai and Aaron Kwok as rival police commissioners.Read more

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  5. Busan 2012: 6 Things Not to Miss

    9:00 am 10/1/2012

    The 17th edition of Asia's premier film festival promises a little bit more of everything -- an extra day of screenings, a longer market and plenty of star power (and don't forget the shoji).Read more

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  6. Jury Announced for New Currents Section at Busan International Film Festival

    6:16 am 8/29/2012

    Hungarian director Béla Tarr will head the eclectic jury for the section for emerging Asian film talent at the 17th Busan International Film Festival. Read more

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  7. Silenced: Film Review

    2:53 pm 12/26/2011

    Were "Silenced" not based on fact, its unchecked depiction of corporal and sexual abuse in a Korean school for the deaf could be construed as sensational, manipulative, even sadistic.Read more

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  8. Leafie: Film Review

    10:58 pm 12/7/2011

    The trials and tribulations that a farm hen undergoes to bring up her adopted duckling in "Leafie" makes the multitasking mom in "How Does She Do It" look like a dud.Read more

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  9. Laddaland: Film Review

    9:25 pm 12/7/2011

    Like the showroom furniture in the trendy condos that figure so significantly in this tale of real estate gone ghoulishly wrong, Thai horror "Laddaland" is hiply designed and assembled, cost-effective, functional and cozily familiar.Read more

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