It seems like all anyone wants to talk about this week is Cannes, and the alleged hubbub Netflix has created by not releasing their films in French theaters. Their Bong Joon-ho–directed “Okja” was amongst the films that were booed during a screening and had to be stopped. Show More Summary
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The Cannes Film Festival’s festering Netflix drama took a new turn on Friday with the troubled press screening of Bong Joon-ho’s gentle monster movie “Okja”, while Hungarian director Kornél Mundruczó had a shot at levitation but failed to take off.
Cannes just can't seem to win with Netflix. The first-ever film from the streaming service to premiere in Competition here, Bong Joon-Ho's Okja, was marred by technical difficulties at its press screening this morning, prompting the fest to hastily issue a mea culpa. Show More Summary
Okja director Bong Joon-Ho and Tilda Swinton used their Cannes Film Festival press conference today to defend their Netflix film, the competition title that has the fest buzzing but not for the reasons a movie usually does. “In fact,...Show More Summary
Watch the latest trailer for Bong Joon-ho's 'Okja'
The moment many of us have been waiting for has arrived: a trailer has been released for SNOWPIERCER director Bong Joon-ho's creature feature OKJA, and within the trailer is the full reveal of the creature at the heart of the story. Show More Summary
There have been plenty of movies where an unsuspecting kid stumbles upon some kind of friendly creature, only to have the government or some greedy corporation want it for their own purposes. However, you’ve never seen that story in the hands of a director like Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer). Show More Summary
. The latest from Bong Joon-ho, who dazzled audiences with envelope-pushing masterpieces like Snowpiercer and The Host, is entrusting Okja to the streaming service -- yet another massive win for Netflix as it establishes itself as a viable platform for big-ticket event films...
A new trailer for Netflix’s Okja, one of the movies at the center of a debate around distribution currently making a stir at Cannes, finally shows us what we’ve been waiting to see: Okja itself. Whereas previous trailers for Bong Joon-ho's...Show More Summary
The first official trailer for Bong Joon-Ho’s Okja has everything. A superhippo, an evil corporation fronted by Tilda Swinton, and an important message about the power of love. Read more...
In his directorial follow-up to Snowpiercer, Korean director Bong Joon-ho has teamed up once again with Tilda Swinton for Okja. The title character is a giant pig-like animal sought by a multinational corporation as a superfood. There’s...Show More Summary
Bong Joon-Ho’s Okja has proven a surprisingly controversial movie – not, presumably, due to its contents, but its origin. The Snowpiercer director’s latest is premiering, unsurprisingly, as a competition title at the Cannes Film Festival, but it comes via the auspices of Netflix Original Films. So its inclusion – and that of Netflix’s The Meyerowitz […]
The new trailer for Bong Joon-Ho’s Okja actually introduces us to Okja—a “Super Pig” created to leave a minimal environmental footprint and taste “fucking good,” as Tilda Swinton’s evil CEO Lucy Mirando puts it. Okja is also really gosh darn adorable and has a sweet friendship with a girl named Mija (Seo-Hyun Ahn), making the film look like E.T. Show More Summary
"You should know the situation is not good." This looks like it's going to be amazing. Netflix has revealed a full-length trailer for new film from Bong Joon-ho, titled Okja, just one day before the world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. Show More Summary
Netflix debuts a full-length trailer for Okja, the modern fairy tale from director Bong Joon-ho (Snowpiercer, The Host). The post Okja Trailer Reveals Food Fight Over a Cute, Tasty Super-Pig appeared first on CBR.
One of the best, weirdest action/sci-fi movies of the past few years was South Korean master director Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer, a 2013 dystopian fable about the remains of humanity being confined to a high-speed train that spends eternity hurtling through an apocalyptic hellscape. The movie works beautifully as a contained story, and it's got a…
Bong Joon-Ho’s acclaimed sci-fi locomotive indictment of capitalism, Snowpiercer, is being, well, capitalized on by TNT, who in Nov. 2016 ordered a pilot of a series based on the film/the French graphic novel on which that itself was based. (That news may have slipped right by you due to some other late capitalist dystopian, erm, events happening in […]
It’s a busy upfronts season for Hamilton star Daveed Diggs. The show he executive produces, The Mayor, is heading to ABC, and now Turner announced that he has been cast as the star of its television adaptation of Bong Joon-Ho’s Snowpiercer. Show More Summary