English

At the Movies this week!

2 GUNS (투건스)

2 Guns (2013) Poster

Action/Comedy/Crime

Directed by Baltasar Kormákur

A DEA agent and a naval intelligence officer find themselves on the run after a botched attempt to infiltrate a drug cartel. While fleeing, they learn the secret of their shaky alliance: Neither knew that the other was an undercover agent.

Stars: Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg, Paula Patton.

RELEASE DATE:  07 November 2013 / END DATE: around 15 November

A LATE QUARTET (마지막 4중주)
A Late Quartet (2012) Poster

Drama/Music

Directed by Yaron Zilberman

Members of a world-renowned string quartet struggle to stay together in the face of death, competing egos and insuppressible lust.
RELEASE DATE: 25 July 2013 / END DATE: tba

ALL IS LOST (올 이즈 로스트)

All Is Lost (2013) Poster

Drama/Action/Adventure

Directed by J.C. Chandor

After a collision with a shipping container at sea, a resourceful sailor finds himself, despite all efforts to the contrary, staring his mortality in the face.

Stars: Robert Redford

RELEASE DATE: 07 November 2013 / END DATE: tba

BEHIND THE CANDELABRA (쇼를 사랑한 남자) 
Behind the Candelabra (2013) Poster

Biography//Drama/Romance

Directed by Steven Soderbergh

Based on the autobiographical novel, the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover, Scott Thorson, is recounted.

Stars: Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, Eric Zuckerman.

RELEASE DATE: 25 September 2013 / END DATE: tba

BLUE JASMINE (블루 재스민)

Blue Jasmine (2013) Poster

Comedy/Drama.

Directed by Woody Allen

A New York socialite, deeply troubled and in denial, arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her sister. She looks a million, but isn’t bringing money, peace, or love…Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Peter Sarsgaard.

RELEASE DATE: 25 September 2013 / END DATE: tba

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS (캡틴 필립스)
Captain Phillips (2013) Poster

Biography/Action/Adventure.

Directed by Paul Greengrass

The true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates of the US-flagged MV Maersk Alabama, the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in two hundred years.

Stars: Tom Hanks, Barkhad Abdi, Barkhad Abdirahman.

RELEASE DATE: 07 November 2013 / END DATE: tba

DISCONNECT (디스커넥트)

Disconnect (2012) Poster

Drama/Thriller

Directed by Henry Alex Rubin

A drama centered on a group of people searching for human connections in today’s wired world.

Stars: Jason Bateman, Jonah Bobo, Haley Ramm.

RELEASE DATE:  06 November 2013 / END DATE: tba

GRAVITY  (그래비티)

Gravity (2013) Poster

Drama/Sci-Fi/Thriller

Directed by Alfonso Cuarón

A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space. Stars: Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Ed Harris.

RELEASE DATE: 17 October 2013 / END DATE: tba

LOVE FREE OR DIE 2011: HOW THE BISHOP OF NEW HAMPSHIRE IS CHANGING THE WORLD
(로빈슨 주교의 두 가지 사랑)

Love Free or Die (2012) Poster

Documentary

Directed by Macky Alston

A documentary on Gene Robinson, the openly gay bishop who set a precedent in New Hampshire state politics, and the battle for LGBT people to receive full acceptance in the faith.

Stars: Gene Robinson.

RELEASE DATE: 24 October 2013 / END DATE: tba

MR. NOBODY (미스터 노바디)

Mr. Nobody (2009) Poster

Drama/Fantasy/Romance

Directed by Jaco Van Dormael

Members of a world-renowned string quartet struggle to stay together in the face of death, competing egos and insuppressible lust.

Stars: Jared Leto, Sarah Polley, Diane Kruger.

RELEASE DATE: 24 October 2013 / END DATE: tba

PARADISE: LOVE (파라다이스 러브 – Paradies: Liebe original title)

Paradise: Love (2012) Poster

Drama

Directed by Ulrich Seidl

On the beaches of Kenya they’re known as “Sugar Mamas” — European women who seek out African boys selling love to earn a living. Teresa, a 50-year-old Austrian and mother of a daughter entering puberty, travels to this vacation paradise. She goes from one Beach Boy to the next, from one disappointment to the next and finally she must recognize: On the beaches of Kenya love is a business.

Stars: Margarete Tiesel, Peter Kazungu, Inge Maux.

RELEASE DATE: 24 October 2013 / END DATE: around 27 October

SAFE HAVEN (세이프 헤이븐) 

Safe Haven (2013) Poster

Drama/Mystery/Romance

Directed by Lasse Hallström.A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

Stars: Julianne Hough, Josh Duhamel, Cobie Smulders.

RELEASE DATE:  06 November 2013 / END DATE: tba

THE CONJURING (컨저링)

The Conjuring (2013) Poster

Horror/Thriller

Directed by James Wanl

Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.

Stars: Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston.

RELEASE DATE:  17 September 2013 / END DATE: around 15 November

THE COUNSELOR (카운슬러)

The Counselor (2013) Poster

Drama/Crime/Thriller

Directed by Ridley Scott.

A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking.

Stars: Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz.

RELEASE DATE:  14 November 2013 / END DATE: tba

THE PERFECT HOST (퍼펙트 호스트)

The Perfect Host (2010) Poster

Comedy/Crime/Thriller

Directed by Nick Tomnay. A criminal on the run cons his way into the wrong dinner party where the host is anything but ordinary.

Stars: David Hyde Pierce, Clayne Crawford, Nathaniel Parker.

RELEASE DATE:  14 November 2013 / END DATE: tba

THE PURGE (더 퍼지) 

The Purge (2013) Poster

Horror/Sci-Fi/Thriller

Directed by James DeMonaco.

In the future, a wealthy family is held hostage for harboring the target of a murderous syndicate during the Purge, a 12-hour period in which any and all crime is legalized.

Stars: Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Max Burkholder.

RELEASE DATE:  06 November 2013 / END DATE: tba

THOR: THE DARK WORLD (토르:다크 월드) 
Thor: The Dark World (2013) Poster

Action/Adventure/Fantasy

Directed by Alan Taylor. Faced with an enemy that even Odin and Asgard cannot withstand, Thor must embark on his most perilous and personal journey yet, one that will reunite him with Jane Foster and force him to sacrifice everything to save us all.

Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston.

RELEASE DATE: 30  October  2013 / END DATE: tba

Korean, 日本語

What’s on at the movies in Seoul this week? ソウルで公開中の映画リスト。

Do you have any plans this weekend? How about a movie?

Here’s a list of English movies that are on this week.

週末の予定はお決まりですか?公開中の洋画リストです。

2 DAYS IN NEW YORK (2 데이즈 인 뉴욕) ニューヨーク、恋人たちの2日間

Image

Comedy/Drama/Romance. Directed by Julie Delpy.  Manhattan couple Marion and Mingus, who each have children from prior relationships, find their comfortable family dynamic jostled by a visit from Marion’s relatives.

Julie Delpy, Chris Rock, Albert Delpy.
RELEASE DATE: 28 August 2013 / END DATE: around 11 October

A LATE QUARTET (마지막 4중주) 25年目の弦楽四重奏

Image
Drama/Music

Directed by Yaron Zilberman. Members of a world-renowned string quartet struggle to stay together in the face of death, competing egos and in suppressible lust.

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Christopher Walken,Catherine Keener
RELEASE DATE: 25 September 2013 / END DATE: tba

BEHIND THE CANDELABRA (쇼를 사랑한 남자) 恋するリベラーチェ

Image
Biography//Drama/Romance

Directed by Steven Soderbergh. Based on the autobiographical novel, the tempestuous 6-year relationship between Liberace and his (much younger) lover, Scott Thorson, is recounted.

Michael Douglas, Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, Eric Zuckerman.
RELEASE DATE: 25 September 2013 / END DATE: tba

BLUE JASMINE (블루 재스민)  ブルー・ジャスミン

Image
Comedy/Drama

Directed by Woody Allen. A New York socialite, deeply troubled and in denial, arrives in San Francisco to impose upon her sister. She looks a million, but isn’t bringing money, peace, or love…

Cate Blanchett, Alec Baldwin, Peter Sarsgaard.
RELEASE DATE: 25 September 2013 / END DATE: tba

DESPICABLE ME 2 (슈퍼베드 2)  怪盗グルーのミニオン危機一発

Image
Animation

Directed by Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud. Gru is recruited by the Anti-Villain League to help deal with a powerful new super criminal.

Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig, Benjamin Bratt.
RELEASE DATE: 12 September 2013 / END DATE: tba

*NOTE: It is advised to confirm the screening you plan to see has subtitles as animated films tend to be dubbed in Korean.

MONSTERS UNIVERSITY (몬스터 대학교) モンスターズ・ユニバーシティ

Image
Animation

Directed by Dan Scanlon. A look at the relationship between Mike and Sulley during their days at Monsters University — when they weren’t necessarily the best of friends.

Billy Crystal, John Goodman, Steve Buscemi.
RELEASE DATE: 12 September 2013 / END DATE: around 15 October

*NOTE: It is advised to confirm the screening you plan to see has subtitles as animated films tend to be dubbed in Korean.

PRISONERS (프리즈너스) プリズナーズ

Image
Crime/Drama/Thriller

Directed by Denis Villeneuve. When Keller Dover’s daughter and her friend go missing, he takes matters into his own hands as the police pursue multiple leads and the pressure mounts. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?

Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis.
RELEASE DATE: 02 October 2013 / END DATE: tba

RUNNER RUNNER (히든 카드) ランナー・ランナー

Image
Crim/Drama/Thriller

Directed by Brad Furman. When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.

Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake, Gemma Arterton.
RELEASE DATE: 26 September 2013 / END DATE: 09 October

RUSH (러시:더 라이벌) ラッシュ

Image
Action/Biography/Drama

Directed by Ron Howard. A re-creation of the merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals James Hunt and Niki Lauda. Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde.
RELEASE DATE: 09 October 2013 / END DATE: tba

SNOWPIERCER (설국열차) スノーピアサー

Image

Drama/Action/Sci-Fi

Directed by Joon-ho Bong. In a future where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most life on the planet, a class system evolves aboard the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe via a perpetual-motion engine.

Chris Evans, Alison Pill, Jamie Bell.
RELEASE DATE: 01 August 2013 / END DATE: tba

THE BLING RING (블링 링) ブリングリング

Image
Drama/Crime

Directed by Sofia Coppola. Inspired by actual events, a group of fame-obsessed teenagers use the internet to track celebrities’ whereabouts in order to rob their homes.

Katie Chang, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson.
RELEASE DATE: 04 September 2013 / END DATE: around 13 October

THE CONJURING (컨저링)  死霊館

Image
Horror/Thriller

Directed by James Wanl. Paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren work to help a family terrorized by a dark presence in their farmhouse.

Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Ron Livingston.
RELEASE DATE: 12 September 2013 / END DATE: tba

THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: CITY OF BONES (새도우 헌터스:뼈의 도시) シャドウハンター 骨の街

Image
Action/Adventure/Drama

Directed by Harald Zwart. When her mother disappears, Clary Fray learns that she descends from a line of warriors who protect our world from demons. She joins forces with others like her and heads into a dangerous alternate New York called Downworld.

Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert Sheehan.
RELEASE DATE: 12 September 2013 / END DATE: around 08 October