Bong Joon-ho: News

18 Sep 2023


Korean actor Byun Hee-bong (81) dies after battling pancreatic cancer

South Korean actor Byun Hee-bong, known for his memorable roles in films like The Host and Okja, has passed away aged 81.

14 Sep 2023

Happy Birthday

Happy birthday, Bong Joon-ho: Revisiting 'Parasite' director's all-time favorite movies

In the cinematic universe, Bong Joon-ho is a household name that needs no introduction!

12 Jun 2023


#NewsBytesExplainer: Decoding how Korean dramas sparked global ramyeon obsession

K-dramas have captivated audiences worldwide with their storytelling and deep passion for cuisine, particularly the beloved Korean noodle dish ramyeon.

21 Jan 2023


Loved 'The Last of Us'? Watch these 5 shows next

HBO Originals The Last of Us is officially a hit!

22 Jan 2022

Robert Pattinson

Bong Joon-ho, 'Parasite' helmer, directing Robert Pattinson in his next?

The Academy Award-winning director Bong Joon-ho seems to have finally locked down his next project.

06 Aug 2021

Venice Film Festival

78th Venice Film Festival: Picking nine of our favorite flicks

The 78th Venice International Film Festival will run from September 1-11, 2021.

From Oscars to your living room: 'Parasite' streams this month

In case you (unfortunately) missed Oscar-winning Parasite's theatrical run, stop feeling sorry about yourself already.

10 Feb 2020

South Korea

Oscars 2020: 'Parasite' wins Best Picture, and a lot more!

Parasite, the cinematic marvel of Bong Joon-ho, created history at Oscars 2020 by becoming the first-ever non-English movie to win the award for Best Picture in the 92-year span of the Academy Awards.

03 Feb 2020


BAFTA awards 2020: '1917' and 'Parasite' win big

The 73rd British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards were presented on Sunday at the Royal Albert Hall in London.