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Bong Joon-ho

Watch: Tragedy and comedy in Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite

By Luís Azevedo

Dissecting the slapstick and dramatic elements of the South Korean filmmaker’s Oscar-winning satire.

Watch: Hallyu Forever – The Korean Wave Explained

By Will Webb

How South Korean cinema’s domestic boom in the late 1990s took over the world.

Parasite is now the UK’s highest-grossing foreign-language film ever

By Charles Bramesco

After sweeping the Oscars, Bong Joon-ho now has the honour of knocking Mel Gibson off his perch.

With Parasite’s big night, Oscar’s world gets a little bigger

By Charles Bramesco

The “local” awards ceremony reflects an industry inching towards globalization.

Parasite

By Hannah Woodhead

Bong Joon-ho’s class-clash black comedy will burrow under your skin and stay there.

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Bong Joon-ho: ‘There is no bunker in my house’

By Prahlad Srihari

The South Korean master dissects his deliciously dark capitalist satire, Parasite.

Watch: A Beginner’s Guide to Bong Joon-ho

By Will Webb

To celebrate the release of Parasite, check out this video primer to South Korea’s finest cinematic export.

Parasite will return to theaters in a new black-and-white version

By Charles Bramesco

Bong Joon-ho has prepared a monochrome edit of his award-winning comedy-thriller.

Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite gets a stunning new poster

By Max Copeman

Renowned design studio La Boca have created an illustrated poster for the South Korean director’s latest.

Check out the new international poster for Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite

By Charles Bramesco

The latest promotional artwork for the South Korean master’s riotous domestic comedy is a thing of beauty.

South Korea’s female filmmakers are finally making their voices heard

By Darren Carver-Balsiger

At the 63rd BFI London Film Festival, five films directed by women signalled a new chapter for Korean cinema.

The unexpected closure of Bong Joon-ho’s Memories of Murder

By Halim Kim

The serial killer case that inspired the South Korean director’s 2003 film finally appears to have been solved.

Bong Joon-ho unleashes household mayhem in the Parasite trailer

By Charles Bramesco

Class conflict takes a bloody turn in the South Korean master’s Palme d’Or winner.

Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite wins the Palme d’Or at Cannes 2019

By Hannah Woodhead

The South Korean director’s social satire takes top honours among a mixed bag of winners at this year’s festival.

Parasite – first look review

By Hannah Woodhead

Bong Joon-ho is back with a dark, spiky and hilarious social satire about the seductive nature of greed.

Xavier Dolan, Terrence Malick headline 72nd Cannes Film Festival

By Adam Woodward

This year’s Official Selection features new works from Jim Jarmusch, Bong Joon-ho and Jessica Hausner.

Bong Joon-ho ratchets up the dread in first Parasite trailer

By Charles Bramesco

The South Korean master has returned to his homeland for this follow-up to Okja.

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