Korea Box Office: Warner’s ‘V.I.P.’ Wins Weekend As Local Titles Dominate

Warner Bros.’ third Korean-language production, “V.I.P.” debuted on top of the South Korean box office. The Park Hoon-jung (“New World”) movie opened on Wednesday and earned $ 6.87 million from 940,000 admissions over five days. Starring Jang Dong-gun, the crime drama involves the son of a high-ranking North Korean official who is suspected of committing serial murders and agents t… ...

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10 Chilean Directors Well Worth Tracking

Over the last decade, few countries in international have yielded so many top festival winners as Chile. Some – think Pablo Larraín, Sebastián Lelio – are now crossing over into English-language filmmaking. But Chile’s groundswell of new talent, now dating back a decade, shows no sign of ceasing. Here are 10 Chilean directors to track, some of whom presented news ...

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Altice Launches $1.2 Billion Share Buyback Programme

Altice, the telecoms and cable group which owns Cablevision and Suddenlink, is launching a one-year share buyback programme with an estimated value of 1 billion euros ($ 1.2 billion). PARIS– Altice, which was founded by Franco-Israeli tycoon Patrick Drahi, said on Monday that the share buyback is meant to boost shareholder returns and underscore its confidence in achieving its near-term ...

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