“Parasite, the first foreign language film to win the Academy Award for best picture, and the first to be condemned in public by a U.S. president, is a story of poverty and inequality. The movie, which is also the first Korean movie to win an Oscar, is centered […]
At Horror Home Room, Alishya Almeida writes about class, horror and “the abject” in Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite (2019). “In a cosmos ruled by capitalism, the ways in which wealth and labor interact become a matter of haunting. Bong’s path of storytelling highlights the unequal and unjust experiences that […]
Indiewire has as list of movies recommended by Bong Joon-ho, director of Parasite, The Host, Memories of Murder and Snowpiercer.
The Guardian talks to director Bong Joon-ho. “Bong is as fascinated and baffled as anyone by how Parasite has taken off. ‘A lot of people say it’s a universal story because it’s about the gap between rich and poor, but I don’t think that’s all the answer,’ he […]
Bong Joon-ho suggests 10 directors to watch in the next 20 years of film! “In this extract from the issue, Sight and Sound’s staff writers further unpack some of the filmmakers Director Bong has his eye on, like Jordan Peele, Ari Aster and Robert Eggers (yes, Joon Ho, […]
Well, Bong Joon-ho didn’t build them himself, but both the Kim families’ apartment and neighborhood and the Park family’s house in Parasite are elaborate sets. Bong talks about it a bit here and Architectural Digest does in depth with director Bong and production designer Lee Ha-jun about creating […]