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and now it's time for our daily arts & culture segment with lee tae ho. it's wednesday meaning
it is time for our weekly movie update. good afternoon tae ho.
good afternoon conn-young.
so what do you have for us today
well it seems that hollywood is poised to score big this year with a slew of mega-budget
blockbuster films -- but will it be enough to tamp down the dominance of domestic films
here in korea let's take a look at the what hollywood has in store for us this year.
is hollywood poised to make a strong comeback this year in the korean movie market
with only one film that placed in the top 10 highest grossing films in the korean market
in 2013 hollywood is set to open the flood gates this year with a barrage of high-budget
big name sequels -- that feature even bigger names.
robocop has returned -- and returned in force . the film features an all-star cast with
gary oldman samuel l. jackson and michael keaton -- all highly-acclaimed actors which
heightens the anticipation for an already anticipated film one notch higher.
the amazing spiderman 2 is another hotly anticipated film which promises to feature more action
more explosions and more bad guys.
and chris evans of snowpiercer fame also returns as the red white and blue clad captain america
in winter soldier.
also slated for a return this year is the seventh installment of the x-men movie franchise
with bryan singer back at the helm for the first time in 10 years.
with familiar characters and storylines it assures a certain amount of appeal to the
masses. audiences also have a certain level of anticipation for sequels which in turn
raises the amount of attention.
transformers is also slated to return this year with its first big casting makeover in
the sequel to the successful film 300 is also making its comeback after seven long years
and garnering much attention from fans.
gary oldman is also making his return in the sequel to the surprise hit movie planet of
the apes -- and these films are just the tip of the iceberg for the list of hollywood block
busters set to hit the big screen in 2014