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Monday, Oct. 28, 2019
Writer-director Bong Joon Ho found his film Parasite (Neon) in a unique position prior to when it hit U.S. theaters earlier this month. The movie was already a commercial and critical success--a box office hit in his native South Korea, and winning the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or...
Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019
The first weekend was no fluke: "Joker" is a hit.
The R-rated comic book villain origin story had a phenomenal second weekend at the box office, topping the charts once more over newcomers such as the animated "The Addams Family" and the Will Smith action pic "Gemini Man."
Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019
Bong Joon-ho's film "Parasite" starts in a dingy, half-basement apartment with a family of four barely able to scratch out a life. There must be no place to go but up, right? Yes and no. There's nothing predictable when the South Korean director is on his game.
This dark, socially...
Monday, Oct. 7, 2019
Ninety-three countries have submitted films for consideration in the International Feature Film category for the 92nd Academy Awards®. An international feature film is defined as a feature-length motion picture (more than 40 minutes) produced outside the United States with a predominantly non-...
Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019
Bong Joon Ho's "Parasite" may be the only film this fall that's already an award-winner and a box-office smash.
"Parasite" will arrive in U.S. theaters Oct. 11 after having already amassed $70.9 million in Bong's native South Korea, where the film notched one of the country's best opening...
Saturday, May. 25, 2019
South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's social satire "Parasite," about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, won the Cannes Film Festival's top award, the Palme d'Or, on Saturday.
The win for "Parasite" marks the first Korean film to ever win the Palme. In the...