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Bong Joon-Ho expresses concern for anti-Asian hate in US, says such crimes makes him 'quite fearful'
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Bong Joon-Ho expresses concern for anti-Asian hate in US, says such crimes makes him 'quite fearful'

Bong Joon-Ho said directors and creators should be bolder when dealing with current issues of society and "shouldn't be afraid to confront them"

Donald Trump's term as president as depicted in cinema, television and documentaries; from Get Out to Parasite
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Donald Trump's term as president as depicted in cinema, television and documentaries; from Get Out to Parasite

Cinema under Donald Trump, it is safe to say, has been indicative of the chaos and division he has imported to the country.

Bong Joon Ho makes history as the first South Korean to head Venice Film Festival jury
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Bong Joon Ho makes history as the first South Korean to head Venice Film Festival jury

"Honoured to be woven into its beautiful cinematic tradition," Parasite director Bong Joon Ho on serving as the jury president at the 78th Venice International Film Festival.

Parasite director Bong Joon-ho to produce adaptation of his 2014 Korean immigrant drama Sea Fog
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Parasite director Bong Joon-ho to produce adaptation of his 2014 Korean immigrant drama Sea Fog

The original film, which was directed by Shim Sung Bo from a script he wrote with Bong Joon-ho, follows a fishing-boat crew on a dangerous commission to smuggle a group of undocumented immigrants from China to Korea.

As Snowpiercer season 1 ends, recapping the main events and themes of Netflix's dystopian thriller
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As Snowpiercer season 1 ends, recapping the main events and themes of Netflix's dystopian thriller

Season one of Snowpiercer, the Netflix adaptation of French graphic novel Le Transperceneige (which also served as the inspiration for Bong Joon-ho's 2013 film) came to a nail-biting close on Monday.

Will Snowpiercer, Netflix's adaptation of 1982 French comic and Bong Joon-ho's 2013 film, go the distance?
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Will Snowpiercer, Netflix's adaptation of 1982 French comic and Bong Joon-ho's 2013 film, go the distance?

Netflix's Snowpiercer comes amid headlines about how the super rich jetted off to disaster bunkers, private yachts and holiday homes to sequester themselves during the coronavirus crisis, while millions of others are barely getting by.

Bong Joon Ho to publish 'Parasite: A Graphic Novel in Storyboards' to celebrate Oscar-winning film's one year anniversary
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Bong Joon Ho to publish 'Parasite: A Graphic Novel in Storyboards' to celebrate Oscar-winning film's one year anniversary

Parasite, which examines the class divide in the Korean society through a poor family scheming its way into a rich man's house with disastrous results, became a phenomenon on its debut at Cannes in May last year, starting a winning March that ended at Oscars.

'How bad were the Academy Awards this year?': Donald Trump blasts Oscar-winning South Korean film Parasite, actor Brad Pitt during rally
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'How bad were the Academy Awards this year?': Donald Trump blasts Oscar-winning South Korean film Parasite, actor Brad Pitt during rally

Donald Trump ridiculed the historic best-picture Oscar win for South Korean film 'Parasite' telling a campaign rally he wished for the return of Hollywood classics like 1939’s 'Gone with the Wind'.

Bong Joon-ho's Parasite witnesses rise in worldwide box office earnings after historic Oscar win
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Bong Joon-ho's Parasite witnesses rise in worldwide box office earnings after historic Oscar win

Parasite became the first South Korean film to win the Best Picture Academy Award.

Producer claims Bong Joon Ho's Parasite plagiarised its story from Tamil film Minsara Kanna starring Vijay
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Producer claims Bong Joon Ho's Parasite plagiarised its story from Tamil film Minsara Kanna starring Vijay

Parasite became the first South Korean film to win in the Best Picture category at the Oscars.

Why Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite is a satirical masterpiece watered down by incongruous social optimism
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Why Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite is a satirical masterpiece watered down by incongruous social optimism

Korean films are extremely violent, and the worst kind of brutality is casually portrayed in them. However, in Parasite, director Bong Joon-ho seems to make a serious compromise when he takes the film to a violent climax, which is not really ‘disturbing’, and ultimately concludes with ‘hope’.

The woman behind Oscar-winning Parasite: All you need to know about Miky Lee, South Korean entertainment's biggest mogul
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The woman behind Oscar-winning Parasite: All you need to know about Miky Lee, South Korean entertainment's biggest mogul

Behind Parasite, and Korea's, rise to the front of the cinematic conversation is Miky Lee, whose $4.1 billion entertainment empire serves as the foundation for much of the cultural output of the country.

Oscar 2020 highlights: Brad Pitt goes political, Bong-Joon Ho dominates with Parasite, Eminem drops surprise act
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Oscar 2020 highlights: Brad Pitt goes political, Bong-Joon Ho dominates with Parasite, Eminem drops surprise act

The highlights of Oscars 2020 include maiden Academy Award wins of Joaquin Phoenix (Best Actor for Joker) and Laura Dern (Best Supporting Actress for Marriage Story).

Oscars 2020: Bong Joon-Ho first South Korean to win Best Director; Parasite gets Best International Feature Film
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Oscars 2020: Bong Joon-Ho first South Korean to win Best Director; Parasite gets Best International Feature Film

In a first for South Korea, master-director Bong Joon Ho earned the Academy Award for the best director and best original screenplay for his genre-defying Parasite, while filmmaker Taika Waititi bagged the Oscar in the adapted screenplay category for the film Jojo Rabbit.

Oscars 2020 all you need to know: Where and when to watch, nominees, peformances
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Oscars 2020 all you need to know: Where and when to watch, nominees, peformances

Oscars 2020 will once again take place at the Dolby Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles.

Oscars 2020: Which men were nominated for Best Director, and which women were left out? 
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Oscars 2020: Which men were nominated for Best Director, and which women were left out? 

The Oscars have a terrible track record when it comes to women’s voices. Only five women have ever been nominated for directing

BAFTAs 2020: Joaquin Phoenix wins Best Actor for Joker: Sam Mendes’ 1917 takes home seven awards
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BAFTAs 2020: Joaquin Phoenix wins Best Actor for Joker: Sam Mendes’ 1917 takes home seven awards

Andy Serkis was honoured with the outstanding British contribution to film award at the 2020 BAFTAs.

Bong Joon-ho interview: Parasite director decodes his Oscar-nominated masterpiece, and its thrilling climax
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Bong Joon-ho interview: Parasite director decodes his Oscar-nominated masterpiece, and its thrilling climax

Since Parasite's Palme d'Or win at 2019's Cannes Film Festival, Bong Joon-ho's class satire has become a critical and commercial success worldwide.

Writers Guild of America Awards 2020: Parasite, Jojo Rabbit, HBO's Succession, Watchmen win top honours
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Writers Guild of America Awards 2020: Parasite, Jojo Rabbit, HBO's Succession, Watchmen win top honours

Writers Guild of America Awards were handed out in concurrent ceremonies in New York and Beverly Hills, California.

The rise and rise of Parasite: Bong Joon-ho's success illustrates how Korean New Wave is taking over award shows
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The rise and rise of Parasite: Bong Joon-ho's success illustrates how Korean New Wave is taking over award shows

The Korean New Wave, the international fascination with Korean entertainment and film industry, began in the 1990s, and if the international success of Parasite, the black comedy thriller by Bong Joon-ho, is anything to go by, this wave is only becoming bigger.