Bong Joon-ho Gossip

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Dear Gossips,

For the last few weeks, we’ve all been thirsting for the least thirsty person – which is probably why we can’t get enough of her.  You know who I’m talking about: it’s Sharon Choi, the filmmaker and interpreter who’s been showing the sh-t of her work this award season alongside Bong Joon-ho during Parasite’s Oscar-winning run.  Read Full Intro

How To Oscar, with your guide Bong Joon-ho

Duana Posted by Duana at February 10, 2020 09:18:34 February 10, 2020 09:18:34
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Kevin Winter/ Amy Sussman/ Jeff Kravitz/ Rachel Luna/ Getty Images

Parasite was an exceptional movie, by which I mean it was a literal outlier. I don’t know anyone who saw it who didn’t like it, including those grumps at the Honest Oscar Ballot – it was an actual feat in filmmaking.  Which is why it won Best Picture, even if everyone who puts money on this stuff thought Hollywood was going to go in a much more boring direction. Full Story

Celebrate Parasite now

Sarah Posted by Sarah at February 7, 2020 16:53:58 February 7, 2020 16:53:58
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Theo Wargo/ Getty Images

Parasite is breaking ground as the first South Korean film nominated for Best International Feature, Best Director, and Best Picture Oscars—and it will be the first South Korean film to win an Oscar, for Best International Feature, if nothing else—but it’s also remarkable for another reason: Parasite is a contemporary film nominated for its production design. Full Story

Taika and his hero, Bong Joon-ho

Lainey Posted by Lainey at January 28, 2020 15:21:09 January 28, 2020 15:21:09
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Steve Granitz/ Kevin Winter/ Kevork Djansezian/ Getty Images

The Oscar Nominees Luncheon took place yesterday. This is when they gather every year for the class photo, ahead of the big night, and now they can see the finish line after months of campaigning – except, of course, for Brad Pitt who hasn’t been campaigning AT ALL. We’ll get to Brad later. Full Story