ENTERTAINMENT

[Box Office] Movies in theaters this week

By Yoon Min-sik
  • Published : Oct 11, 2018 - 16:14
  • Updated : Oct 11, 2018 - 16:14


Dark Figure of Crime
(Korea)
Opened Oct. 3
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Directed by Kim Tae-kyun


Convicted murderer Kang (Ju Ji-hoon) calls up detective Kim Hyung-min (Kim Yoon-seok) from his cellphone and confesses to six additional murders that were never reported to authorities. Kim investigates the cases, and soon learns that Kang’s testimony is mixed with lies and the criminal is manipulating him.




Venom
(US)
Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Oct. 3
Directed by Ruben Fleischer


Investigative journalist Eddie Brock attempts a comeback following the pursuit of a case that led to his downfall. In the process, he accidentally becomes the host of an alien symbiont that imbues him with incredible powers along with a violent super alter ego: Venom. 




The Great Battle
(Korea)
Opened Sept. 19
Drama, History, Action
Directed by Kim Kwang-sik

The Chinese Tang Empire, led by Taizong (Park Sung-woong), is disgruntled by the military coup of Goguryeo’s Yeon Gaesomun (Yoo Oh-seong), and invades the kingdom. With the Goguryeo army suffering a devastating defeat, it is now up to Ansiseong fortress and its leader Yang Man-chun (Zo In-sung) to defend the country.




A Star is Born
(US)
Drama, Music, Romance
Opened Oct. 9
Directed by Bradley Cooper


Seasoned musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) discovers -- and falls in love with --struggling artist Ally (Lady Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. However, as Ally’s career takes off, the personal side of their relationship breaks down.