Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Bong Joon-ho

Monday, Jun. 26, 2017

Just in time for summer comes a film that seriously threatens the core component of barbeques, baseball games and block parties. To be blunt, "Okja" may force you to put down that hot dog.

Director Bong Joon Ho's uneven movie is about a girl, her giant, adorable pet pig and an evil...

Friday, Jun. 23, 2017

The giant genetically modified pig of Bong Joon-Ho's "Okja" is 8-feet tall, 13-feet long and would, if real, weigh six tons. It looks most like a hippo, but it has big floppy dog ears and moves a little like an elephant.
It's a hybrid creature for a hybrid movie. Like the South Korean...

Wednesday, Jun. 14, 2017

South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho has an answer to where the controversy over the theatrical releases of Netflix movies started: his cinematic ambition.

Bong said Wednesday that Netflix never pushed for the theatrical release of his "Okja," but he did so himself so people could see it...

Monday, May. 22, 2017

This year's Cannes Film Festival has been a sprawling, international referendum on Netflix, with votes registered in catcalls and applause, and some of the biggest names in cinema staking out their positions.

As the world's largest and most prestigious film festival, Cannes has often been...

Thursday, Jun. 30, 2016

Netflix plans to expand its Asian offerings to subscribers around the world by tapping more creators in the region, including "Snowpiercer" director Bong Joon-ho, its chief said Thursday.

CEO Reed Hastings said the U.S. streaming service company is looking at many projects throughout Asia...