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New York Asian 2019 Interview: Kim Yoon-seok Talks Directing Debut ANOTHER CHILD, Plus Latest Thriller DARK FIGURE OF CRIME

After receiving the New York Asian Film Festival’s Star Asia award last year, actor Kim Yoon-seok returns, this time as the director of his first feature, Another Child, the sensitive tale of two teenagers caught in a web of domestic...

Review: THE BATTLESHIP ISLAND, Impressive Action Torpedoed by Nationalism

Following a pair of blockbusters, action maestro Ryoo Seung-wan aims to outdo his past successes with The Battleship Island, the biggest Korean release of the year. Set on a Japanese labor camp island, this star-driven, big-budget period escape drama strives...

Ryoo Seung-wan Plots WWII Escape Drama In SKYFALL Lair

Now that Veteran is firmly planted in the record books, with the third best haul for a Korean film of all time (13.4 million admissions), director Ryoo Seung-wan is ready to get going on his next feature. There's been talk...

Interview: VETERAN Director Ryoo Seung-wan On Action Challenges And Hollywood Influences

Following his internationally acclaimed actioner The Berlin File, director Ryoo Seung-wan's newest film, Veteran, has already broken box-office records in South Korea within weeks of its release. On the day of Veteran's US red carpet premiere, I had a telephone reunion...

Review: VETERAN Deals A Knockout Blow

Korean action maestro Ryoo Seung-wan goes back to basics with his latest film Veteran, a breathless and hilarious crime thriller featuring a knockout performance from Hwang Jung-min. With fluid action choreography, punchy pacing and sharp editing, this infectious summer offering...

VETERAN: Watch The Teaser For Ryoo Seung-wan's Latest Blast Of Entertainment

He's been doing it for so long now that it seems a misnomer to continue referring to director Ryoo Seung-wan as Korea's 'action kid', the title he earned in his early days. And yet, despite now being deep into his...

Ryoo Seung-wan And Hwang Jeong-min Reunite For THE VETERAN

Korea's Ryoo Seung-wan has been at or near the top of the nation's action film heap for better than a decade now thanks to a string of entertaining hits - and sometimes not-hits - and he's looking to retain his...

Action-Packed Trailer For Korean Spy Thriller THE BERLIN FILE

[UPDATE:  Added second trailer containing character spotlight and two making-of video.]CJ Entertainment has released the trailer for Ryoo Seung-wan's spy thriller The Berlin File, promoting it as Korea's most anticipated action blockbuster of 2013.  From the director of Arahan and...

First Teaser and Stills for Korean Spy Thriller THE BERLIN FILE

Korea's action kid, Ryoo Seung-wan, who previously brought us Arahan (2004), The City of Violence (2006) and The Unjust (2010), is getting ready to launch his biggest project yet, the star-studded spy thriller The Berlin File. Shot on location in...