It just won Best Film at the Oscars. Director Bong Joon Ho won best director. You may have noticed some press coverage. Well now, Grand Central Publishing has taken the bright idea to take Bong Joon Ho's famously meticulous storyboards and do the obvious with them. It has been observed that, in another time, Bong […]
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When one covers Hollywood, there's a certain level of cynicism that comes into play considering its inconsistent history. Before we get into that let's give credit where it's due with the Film Academy recognizing Bong Joon-Ho's Parasite as Best Picture in the 2020 Oscars. Could anyone else picture a contemporary foreign language film 5-10 years […]
What a difference three weeks make for HBO, Bong Joon Ho and critically-acclaimed film Parasite. One day, Bong's discussing how the film's storyline lends itself to a deeper examination in a limited series format. The next day? Parasite is making Oscars history by becoming the first non-English-language film to win for Best Picture. So needless to say, talk […]
A little less than two weeks after new broke that HBO was in talks with Bong Joon Ho and Adam McKay (The Big Short) to bring the award-winning, Oscar-nominated film Parasite to limited series, the film's director is offering up some new details on the series. Speaking with The Hollywood Reporter a few days ago, […]
For a series that isn't even set to premiere until the end of May, getting a second season renewal is definitely a nice position to be in. Thankfully for the folks who worked hard to get the series on the air, that's the position TNT's (yes, it was on TBS for a hot minute) Snowpiercer […]
Don't worry, folks. It doesn't matter who gets nominated for the Oscars or BAFTAs or any other awards: The debate is over because Elon Musk, The Internet's Favorite Billionaire™ has announced that his favorite movie of 2019 was Bong Joon Ho's Parasite. In a related story, Bill O'Reilly said Bombshell was his favorite movie and […]
AFI, or the American Film Institute if you are not familiar, have released their list of the top 10 films for 2019. This is their list of films that AFI deems "culturally significant". The yearly list is one of many that awards pundits point to for early indicators of what films will be favorites heading […]
Snowpiercer showrunner Josh Friedman is getting off at the next station. Variety reported exclusively that Friedman and TNT have parted ways from the series, with sources close to the situation citing "creative differences" as the cause for the split. Friedman wrote the pilot script and served as an executive producer on the project, which was filmed […]
Executive producer Bong Joon Ho's series adaptation of his 2013 film Snowpiercer is set to fire up the engines on its perpetual journey, as TNT has officially ordered the pilot to series. Starring Hamilton's award-winning Daveed Diggs and Jennifer Connelly (A Beautiful Mind, Requiem for a Dream), the series is set seven years after the world has […]
Summary: Meet Mija, a young girl who risks everything to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend – a massive animal named Okja. Okja will stream to Netflix on June 28, 2017
Director Bong Joon-ho has a new movie coming out, and while Joon-ho was introduced to Western audiences in 2007 with The Host he wants to assure audiences that his new movie Okja isn't another monster movie. Okja is the name of a "mysterious creature" but Joon-ho told Entertainment Weekly that 'Okja' is a different sort […]
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Bong Joon Ho's Snowpiercer has been optioned to become a television series by Marty Adelstein's Tomorrow Studios. Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles vet Josh Friedman will write the pilot script. "We are very excited to be working with Josh on this incredible story," Adelstein said. "As such a prolific and […]
According to Indiewire Brad Pitt's Plan B production company and Netflix will co-produce and fund Snowpiercer director Bong Joon-ho's next film Okja. The project is described as a monster movie, but little else is known. Previously, the director said the film is about "a warm friendship between a country girl and a brute with stories" […]
Adi Tantimedh writes: Snowpiercer, Korean director Bong Joon-Ho's science fiction thriller, is as good as people say it is. Here's a dystopian Science Fiction thriller that's as fun as it is dark. It's the most fun you're going to have watching Class Warfare and humanity at its worse after the world has already ended. Adapted […]
Deadline’s transparently pro-Weinstein story says the film isn’t being dumped…but it is.
Internet, we do have a voice.
Jean-Marc Rochette and Benjamin Legrand, two of the authors of Le Transperceneige, discuss the butchered version of Snowpiercer.
And he's reportedly "furious" about it.
Tilda Swinton was quoted as saying, "There’s no question that all English speaking audiences deserve to see director Bong’s cut..." I couldn't agree more.
Speaking at a press conference on Tuesday, Bong Joon Ho addressed the cuts he's making to the eagerly-anticipated sci-fi picture Snowpiercer for its international release.