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S. Korean Moviegoers Captivated by Singalong Screenings of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

S. Korean Moviegoers Captivated by Singalong Screenings of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

SEOUL, Jan. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — As the theater turned pitch black, nearly 200 moviegoers were waiting for the screening to start, with some holding glow-in-the-dark sticks and tambourines. They were also ready to do something unusual: sing along. As “Somebody to Love,” a hit song by the legendary British rock band Queen, blared out, [...]

“Bohemian Rhapsody” Reaches 9 Million Views in S. Korea, Surpassing “Iron Man”

“Bohemian Rhapsody” Reaches 9 Million Views in S. Korea, Surpassing “Iron Man”

SEOUL, Dec. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — “Bohemian Rhapsody”, a music film depicting the lives of Freddy Mercury and the legendary band Queen, has broken the 9-million-viewer milestone in South Korea. 20th Century Fox Korea, the distributor of the film, announced on Friday that the movie had attracted a total of 9,002,239 spectators as of the [...]

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sweeps Across Concert Halls in S. Korea

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Sweeps Across Concert Halls in S. Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — “Bohemian Rhapsody”, a biopic based on the true story of the legendary Freddie Mercury and Queen, is gaining popularity not just at movie theaters, but also in concert halls. Stomp Music, a production company, will host “Bohemian Rhapsody – For Queen”, an orchestral concert, at Lotte Concert Hall in [...]

Why Queen is Sweeping South Korea?

Why Queen is Sweeping South Korea?

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Kim Young-dae, an employee at a small entertainment company, was with his colleagues spending time at a noraebang, a Korean karaoke establishment. As his last song, he sang Queen’s ‘We Are the Champions’. “Ever since I watched the movie Bohemian Rhapsody, I went through YouTube looking for all Queen-related [...]

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Becomes Most Popular Music Film in S. Korea

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Becomes Most Popular Music Film in S. Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – “Bohemian Rhapsody” has become the most successful music film ever in South Korea after smashing box office records last weekend. The film’s distributor, 20th Century Fox Korea, announced on Sunday that the movie has attracted more than 6 million viewers. “Les Misérables”, a 2012 movie that sold 5.92 million [...]

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Tops S. Korean Movie Charts

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Tops S. Korean Movie Charts

SEOUL, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — “Bohemian Rhapsody” has topped the South Korean box office two weeks after its grand opening. The musical film about the legendary rock band Queen and its lead vocalist, Freddie Mercury, attracted 118,954 moviegoers on Tuesday, beating out “Intimate Strangers”, a South Korean movie, to top the movie charts. The [...]