• Watch: ‘Parasite' From Storyboard to Screen, Ahead of Graphic Novel Release of Bong Joon-Ho's Storyboards

    7 monthes ago - By Slash Film

    Bong Joon-ho doesn't hand his cast a script - he hands them a comic book. Or more accurately, a book full of the film's storyboards that the Oscar-winning director meticulously draws himself. Bong has been known for storyboarding all of his movies before he ever gets behind the camera, shooting with a level of precision that is rarely seen in filmmakers today. And no film better shows that precision than Bong's Best Picture-winning film Parasite .
    Bong's Parasite storyboards show the director envisioned every shot from the beginning, allowing him to shoot in a tight 77-day production...
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  • The Best South Korean Films You've Never Seen

    The Best South Korean Films You've Never Seen

    7 monthes ago - By Slash Film

    (Welcome to The Best Movies You've Never Seen , a series that takes a look at slightly more obscure, under-the-radar, or simply under-appreciated movies. This week we celebrate Bong Joon Ho's big win at the Academy Awards with his masterpiece ‘Parasite' by looking back at some lesser known gems from South Korea.)
    History was made recently when a non-English language film won Best Picture at the Oscars for the very first time. Parasite absolutely deserves the honor, but even better, the win is moving people toward seeking out other South Korean films too.
    Danielle Ryan already put together...
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  • Pop Culture Imports: Where to Stream Four-Time Oscar Winner Bong Joon-Ho's Favorite Films

    Pop Culture Imports: Where to Stream Four-Time Oscar Winner Bong Joon-Ho's Favorite Films

    7 monthes ago - By Slash Film

    (Welcome to Pop Culture Imports , a column that compiles the best foreign movies and TV streaming right now.)
    We live in a world where Parasite is a Best Picture winner, and where every publication has been quick to recommend dozens of other South Korean films to watch now that audiences have suddenly accepted subtitles.
    Well, as the column that has long been advocating for subtitled movies, I'm here to shake things up a bit. I won't be recommending the best South Korean films to check out if Parasite has piqued your interest in the country's cinematic offerings (we already have a list for...
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