Tag: South Korea

Some Things I Liked in 2020

In normal times, I’d be writing about ten comics I read that I liked this year and haven’t written about yet. But it is, as is so often said, not normal times and I am not entirely sure what the new normal will be both here at the […]

“Parasite as a Horror Film”

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 […]

Interview with Bong Joon-ho

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 […]