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 […]
The Vulture has a great interview with super-actor Song Kang-ho (The Foul King; The Host; The Good, The Bad, The Weird; Memories of Murder; Snowpiercer; Parasite).
At High on Films, Nafees Ahmed offers a list of the thirty best South Korean movies of the 21st Century–and some honorable mentions! (Thanks, Mike!)
At Women Write About Comics, Claire Napier writes about Cursed Princess Club and True Beauty. “I don’t know if it’s a coincidence (or… my place in the algorithm?) that both are heavily invested in deconstructing beauty from the perspective of teenaged girls, but I do know that I’m […]
Screenwriter and producer Kim Eun-hee talks about making The Kingdom, her series about politics and zombies in the Joseon Dynasty. “I like zombie stories and tried to find plenty of shows and movies, but after watching them I would often find the sight of zombies moving in flocks […]