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Bong Joon Ho
Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020
Oscar-winning "Parasite" director Bong Joon Ho said Wednesday the film's "biggest pleasure and the most significant meaning" to him is that it succeeded even though the audiences might feel uncomfortable with his explicit description of bitter wealth disparity in modern society.
Monday, Feb. 10, 2020
Before Bong Joon Ho's "Parasite" made history as the first non-English best picture winner in Academy Awards history, he made a modest plea to American moviegoers: Don't be afraid of subtitles.
Accepting the award for best foreign-language film at the Golden Globes last month, the South...
Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020
Subtitle this: “Parasite” is the first non-English language film to win best picture in the 92-year history of the Academy Awards.
Bong Joon Ho’s masterfully devious class satire took Hollywood’s top prize at the Oscars on Sunday night, along with awards for best director, best...
Monday, Jan. 27, 2020
Renée Zellweger, Al Pacino and dozens of other Academy Award nominees bowed their heads in a moment of silence Monday for Kobe Bryant to open the annual Oscars luncheon, a somber moment in an otherwise sunny annual affair that serves as a meet-and-greet, celebration and training session for each...
Friday, Jan. 24, 2020
For writer-director Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite (Neon), editor Jinmo Yang has already earned assorted accolades including his first Oscar nomination as well as an ACE Eddie Award win for best edited dramatic feature film. Last May, Parasite won the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or...
Monday, Dec. 9, 2019
Director Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite has been named Best Picture of the Year by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association (LAFCA). Bong also earned LAFCA Awards’ distinction as Best Director.
Parasite brings the worlds of rich and poor together. The former is that of the...
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...
Monday, Oct. 28, 2019
Welcome to the Special Fall 2019 e.dition of the SHOOT Directors Series. Our mix of profiles includes Marielle Heller who directed two Academy Award-nominated performances this year by Melissa McCarthy and Richard E. Grant in Can You Ever Forgive Me?, and is now generating...
Friday, Oct. 25, 2019
SHOOT will publish a Special Directors>e.dition on Monday, October 28, that will contain the entire Directors Series section from SHOOT’s October/November print issue (including extended versions of some stories).
The mix of profiles includes Marielle Heller who...
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...