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Bong Joon Ho is expanding his Oscars-dominating masterpiece for HBO.
In among the street parties, grateful sobbing and afterparty K-pop jams that greeted Parasite's triumphant night at the Oscars earlier this month, there was something slightly sad in the air. Yes, it had won. But thundering into view was the inevitably inferior English-language remake.After all director ...
 
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We chatted to him about life as James Bond’s driving seat alter ego.
If there’s one Bond-related job title that can even trump Daniel Craig’s, it surely has to be his stunt driver. For No Time To Die that man is Mark Higgins, an affable former professional rally driver who has worked on each of the previous ...
 
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Could they be any richer?
Rumours of Friends reunion have been around for months, ever since Jennifer Aniston announced she had joined Instagram with a picture of the six main cast members together, along with the caption, "And now we’re Instagram friends too. Hi Instagram."But they've always been just rumours with ...
 
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"He had to like it. If Daniel doesn't like it, then you don't get the job"
Daniel Craig's creative influence over the Bond franchise cannot be overstated, from casting to suit cuts to scriptwriting (he recruited Phoebe Waller-Bridge, and basically rewrote Quantum of Solace on-set). With all that in mind, you’d think that some delegation would be in order.Well, as ...
 
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What's extremely clear in this script is that Star Wars is good when there is consequence.
Sixteen pages into the recently leaked script for Duel of the Fates—which may or may not be completely fake—an alien is executed by a lightsaber guillotine. Five pages after that, Kylo Ren's face is violently mutilated by a surge of red lightning. ...
 
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From Studio Ghibli to French New Wave classics.
"What do you want to watch?" you ask, staring at the blank TV."I don't know," says whoever you're in the room with. Your partner, probably, or your flatmate. "What do you want to watch?"Hours pass. You scream yourselves hoarse. "WHAT—," you shriek, ...
 
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Writer and producer Valerie Castillo-Martinez teams up with Raya Martin for Death of Nintendo.  
Set in the suburbs of 1990s Manila, just before the catastrophic Mount Pinatubo eruption, Death of Nintendo follows the misadventures of four video game-crazed 13-year-old friends as they navigate the challenges of adolescence, including first love and circumcision. This month, the movie ...
 
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So you thought you knew everything about Parasite? Watch this video analysis.
We’ve seen Parasite a couple of times: twice when it came out, and another time when it won four Oscars. Rewatching a film allows you to pick up things you might have missed during your first viewing, but after watching Parasite three times, ...
 
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The joke everyone keeps telling is that the Oscars attendees didn't know the 'Parasite' was about them, but who is 'them' anymore anyway?
One of the most talked about guests at the 92nd Academy Awards on Sunday was not an actor, a presenter or a musician. It was Amazon mogul Jeff Bezos, hoping to go unnoticed in a smart black tuxedo.“Jeff Bezos is so rich, he ...
 
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How do you celebrate winning loads of awards? With K-pop jams.
Bong Joon Ho signed off his Oscars speech by saying he was ready to drink until the next morning, and the after-party for the Parasite gang was the hottest ticket in Los Angeles.But what actually goes on at the party you throw when you've ...
 
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Parasite just rewrote its film’s ending with its historic wins at the Oscars.
The word “historic” is not powerful enough to describe the impact of Parasite’s four Oscar wins. “Powerful” might do, perhaps even “disruptive.” But like the way Parasite is a genre-bending film that can’t be synthesized into one phrase, neither can we find ...
 
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Eurovision Elsa and Eminem. Oh Eminem
Returning again without a host, the Oscars had a tough job living up to the embarrassment of the 2019 ceremony. How do you a match a ceremony where Bohemian Rhapsody won an editing award and Green Book triumphed over The Favorite and Roma? No, we're not still bitter, why do ...
 
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Bong Joon Ho's masterpiece has revealed how stupid Hollywood is to keep remaking foreign films.
As if February wasn't already bleak enough, this month sees the release of Downhill, a deadpan comedy about a marriage which slowly unravels when, threatened by an avalanche, a husband instinctively prioritises his phone over his family. If that plot seems familiar, it ...
 
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And do they stand a chance at the old guard-favoring award ceremonies?
This Sunday, the winners at the 92nd Academy Awards will be announced. They'll each be given shiny gold statues, and we'll finally know the identities of the most exciting actors working in Hollywood. Or, rather, which ones the Academy deems to have served their ...
 
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The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent will put Nicolas Cage on your Nicolas Cage to make it more Nicolas Cage.
Nicolas Cage has a high-profile film on the books for 2021, and it might be his most difficult role to date: Nicolas Cage is playing Nicolas Cage. That's not a typo or a joke. Announced in November 2019, the 56-year-old has signed on ...
 
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"You start to go mad," said the Academy Award-nominated actor, who lost 52 pounds in his method approach to the role.
Like it or not, Joker—which follows the transformation of Arthur Fleck (played by Joaquin Phoenix), a down-and-out clown and aspiring comic, into the villainous Joker—is continuing its rampage through award season.Most of the love has gone to Joaquin Phoenix—who has already won several awards ...
 
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SPOILER ALERT.
Note: Contains major spoilers for ParasiteBong Joon Ho's Oscar-nominated social thriller, Parasite, sees the lives of a rich and a poor family collide in ways they can never imagine, building to an unforgettable climax that leaves several questions unanswered.And now the director—who co-wrote the movie with Han Jin ...
 
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Series featuring Loki, Vision, Scarlet Witch, Falcon, and the Winter Soldier are all set to debut on the streaming service.
Disney Plus has been around for a few months now, and the streaming service has been teasing zillions of Marvel TV shows since it was first announced back in November 2018. But until the Super Bowl, we hadn't seen any actual footage of these ...
 
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Disney seems to be positioning an era called the 'High Republic' as the setting of the rumored 'Project Luminous.'
Now that the Skywalker saga has come to an end, the future of Star Wars is a mystery. Will Disney focus solely on animated series for a while? Could Rian Johnson be taking the helm with a new trilogy of his own? Or is ...
 
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We break down all the Easter Eggs in the closing moments of the series finale.
Fans have been waiting years to find the existential answers to the universe with the conclusion of The Good Place. And tonight, as the series came to an end, it did so in a beautiful, self-referential way. Creator Michael Schur, who has openly admitted to ...
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