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Seeking a valuable mind in Parasite

Seeking a valuable mind in Parasite

By Pooneh Nedai Editor-in-chief of Shokaran Magazine – Iran Tehran: I watched Parasite film right at the time of thinking why I am so hopeless about people around me. I damned myself for many times after helping some types of people. In a very small portion, I tried to help people around me to find […]

‘Parasite’ gets post-Oscar boost

‘Parasite’ gets post-Oscar boost

Seoul: Lee Kyung-sook, an 84-year-old Seoul citizen, visited a multiplex theater in the posh southern district of Gangnam on Wednesday afternoon with her daughter and grandson. Wearing a mask to protect herself from the novel coronavirus, she said she was so proud of the homegrown movie “Parasite”‘s triumph in at this year’s Academy Awards. “I […]

Bong joon-ho wins Oscar

Bong joon-ho wins Oscar

By Ivan Lim Former AJA President Contributor to AsiaN Singapore: Bong Joon-ho’s historic feats in winning Oscars for Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Picture for his Korean-language socio-drama Parasite has given surrealistically a feel of paradise.! A tale of two families – the Kims and the Parks. They are living in worlds apart. A […]

‘Parasite’ wins four Oscar trophies including best picture

‘Parasite’ wins four Oscar trophies including best picture

Seoul: Bong Joon-ho’s sensational black comedy “Parasite” has bagged four Oscar titles, including best picture and best director, to become the first non-English language film to achieve such a feat. At the 92nd Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday (U.S. local time), Bong’s seventh feature film, a tale of […]

Bong Joon-ho’s ‘Parasite’ clinches best screenplay at Oscars

Bong Joon-ho’s ‘Parasite’ clinches best screenplay at Oscars

Seoul: Bong Joon-ho’s sensational family satire “Parasite” has won best original screenplay at this year’s Oscars, becoming the first Korean-made film ever to clinch an Oscar. At the 92nd Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday (U.S. local time), South Korea’s “Parasite” co-written by Bong and Han Jin-won was named […]

‘Parasite’ has collected 55 awards at 57 film festivals

‘Parasite’ has collected 55 awards at 57 film festivals

  Seoul: Bong Joon-ho’s sensational black comedy “Parasite,” nominated in six categories, including best picture, at the upcoming Oscars, has been invited to 57 film festivals and award events across the world, and collected 55 trophies, its production company CJ ENM said Friday. In May last year, the film about class division through two extreme […]

South Korea’s Parasite earns six Oscar nominations, including best picture

South Korea’s Parasite earns six Oscar nominations, including best picture

Seoul: Bong Joon-ho’s sensation “Parasite” earned six nominations, including best picture, for the upcoming Academy Awards, becoming the first South Korean movie to compete at the world’s biggest film event. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled its final list of nominations for the 2020 Oscars Awards, to be held on Feb.ruary 9. […]

Culture minister glad to see more Indonesian content on Netflix

Culture minister glad to see more Indonesian content on Netflix

Jakarta: Indonesia’s Minister of Education and Culture, Nadiem Makarim, said he is a fan of the online streaming platform, Netflix, as there is more Indonesian content in the list of entertainment choices. “I am a fan of Netflix. I am glad to see there is more and more Indonesian content on Netflix,” he said during […]

South Korea’s ‘Parasite’ shortlisted for Oscars’ best international film

South Korea’s ‘Parasite’ shortlisted for Oscars’ best international film

Seoul: Bong Joon-ho’s black comedy “Parasite” was shortlisted for best international feature film at the upcoming Academy Awards, U.S. media reported Tuesday, raising hopes that it might become the first South Korean film to win an Oscar. According to the Hollywood Reporter and other entertainment news media, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences […]

Hilarious blast “Extreme Job” opens Korea cinema weeks in Bahrain

Hilarious blast “Extreme Job” opens Korea cinema weeks in Bahrain

Manama: South Korea’s Ambassador to Bahrain Hyunmo Koo has opened the sixth edition of the Korea Cinema weeks. Diplomatic, artistic and social figures attended “Extreme Job”, an action comedy film directed by Lee Byeong-heon, the first of four of the best and most exciting movies produced by South Korea and covering different periods and styles […]

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