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News bites: July 5, 2022

1. That sounds fascinating, and with Lee Je-hoon on board, this is bound to feature some stellar acting. I haven’t seen director Yoon Dan-bi’s previous works, but a Baeksang Award signals quality. Park Jung-min and Son Seok-ku cameos would be a dream come true. 2. Still a bit sad that Lee Elijah isn’t returning, but […]

Coming Soon: TV Remake of Bong Joon ho’s “Snowpiercer”

The TV adaptation of Bong Joon ho‘s sci-fi film “Snowpiercer” is set to go on air later this month. The hit film, which was released in 2003 to much acclaim, has been turned into a 10-episode American TV series starring Jennifer Connelly and Daveed Diggs. It will begin on the U.S. network TNT on May 17 for American […]

Historic Oscars Win Boosts Global Box Office for ‘Parasite’

Director Bong Joon ho‘s black comedy “Parasite” is expected to set new records at the box office after it swept Academy Awards on Sunday. U.S. distributor Neon decided to boost the number of movie theaters showing the film to 2,000 this weekend. Since premiering in just three cinemas last October in Los Angeles and New York, “Parasite” was being shown […]

Here’s Why That Sex Scene In “Parasite” Felt So Uncomfortable, According To Bong Joon Ho

In an interview with Korea’s FILO film critique magazine, director Bong Joon Ho shared some insight into his Oscar-winning movie Parasite and one of its most controversial scenes — the couch sex scene. Director Bong Joon Ho Ever since the movie was released, the audience had different opinions about the Parks’ couch sex scene — especially in Korea, […]

Watch Director Bong Joon Ho Answer A “Blatantly Ignorant” Interview Question With Such Grace

During an interview with ABC‘s Tamron Hall at the 92nd Academy Awards, director Bong Joon Ho faced this question: “As a filmmaker, what made you decide to have the film in Korean when you’ve had other films in English?” Your browser does not support video. The internet, including Jenna Guillaume and Marlow Stern, immediately reacted: Someone just asked Bong […]

“Parasite” Wins At Independent Spirit Awards For Best International Film

Hit film “Parasite” continues to soar as it makes history once more. On February 8 (local time), the 35th Independent Spirit Awards were held in Santa Monica, U.S. where “Parasite” won the title of Best International Film. The event is the representative awards show in the U.S. that celebrates independent filmmakers. “Parasite” now holds the title as the […]

Bong Joon-ho’s ‘Parasite’ Grabs 2 Gongs at BAFTA

There’s no stopping Parasite as it continues to reap awards left and right! At the British Academy Film Awards, also known as the BAFTAs, held in London on Sunday, the Korean black comedy won awards in two categories — original screenplay and film not in the English language. Park Chan wook won the latter honor with his […]

“Parasite” bags another win at 26th Screen Actors Guild Awards

Bong Joon ho‘s Parasite has added yet another trophy to its shelf! This time, it is the coveted best ensemble prize at the 26th Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards that took place on January 19 at the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium & Expo Hall. The globally-acclaimed movie—which won the Palme d’Or at the 2019 Cannes International Film […]

Where to Watch “Parasite,” Bong Joon-ho’s Oscar Nominated Movie

Bong Joon-ho creates a multi-genre movie experience with “Parasite”, a film that grabs the audience from the very first frame and doesn’t let go even after the credits begin to roll.  “Parasite” has become the surprise international hit of 2019, and one of the best films of the last decade. The Academy has nominated Bong Joon-ho’s masterpiece for six […]

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