For a week starting January 31, subscribers of the curated streaming service MUBI, can watch the critically-acclaimed film PARASITE at any PVR theatre through the MUBI GO app. The black comedy, directed by Bong Joon-Ho, has received six Oscar nominations and is the only South Korean film to win the Palme d’Or at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. Continue reading “Watch Bong Joon-ho’s Multiple Oscar Nominated Parasite With MUBI GO From This Friday”
Okja is a forthcoming South Korean-American action-adventure film directed by Bong Joon-ho and co-written by Bong and Jon Ronson. The film stars Ahn Seo-hyun, Tilda Swinton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Paul Dano, Steven Yeun, Lily Collins, Devon Bostick, Byun Hee-bong, and Shirley Henderson.Continue reading “Okja: Trailer”
2013 has been a turning point for Korean Cinema, while we in India celebrate inflated figures of film collecting 20 million USD and trash like Chennai Express is celebrated as cinema, Koreans have showed how one can make a film in one’s own milieu and appeal to a wider audience. In the process some of the celebrated Korean filmmakers have made the transition to a totally International audience as Kim Jee Won directed pulp action film The Last Stand, Park-Chan–Woo directed Stoker, and Bong Joon-ho made Snowpiercer, incidentally one of the producers of the film is Park-Chan-Woo.
Mild Spoilers Ahead
The movie begins with the World set in a ice age and the few remaining survivors being in a Train, which is owned by eccentric billionaire Wilford (Ed Harris) who anticipated this would happen and built a railroad across the world. Wilford is heated at head section of the train, close to the engine and the train itself is divided into sections class wise, and in the tail end we have refugees who live inhuman conditions.Continue reading “Bong Joon-Ho’s Snowpiercer (2013) Movie Review: From Korea to the World”