Bong Joon-ho

Nobody’s Innocent, and Everybody’s a Victim: Bong Joon-ho’s “Memories of Murder” Returns

The director's haunting second film gets a welcome restoration and re-release.<p>Moving from atmospheric mystery to political allegory, with pit stops …

New York City

Toronto Film Festival's Canadian Content to Include New Margaret Atwood Adaptation

“Alias Grace” will join high school comedy “Public Schooled” and documentary “The Carter Effect” in TIFF lineup<p>A new TV adaptation of a Margaret …

Entertainment

Netflix movies: the 100 best films to stream and download on Netflix UK

Film (UK)

'Okja' and 'Babe' and other delightful film pairings

As repertory houses dwindle in number, the art of creating unexpected double bills, of doing things like pairing Roman Polanski's "Knife in the Water" with Robert Aldrich's "The Big Knife," is also in decline.<p>Which is why it is such a treat to see the inventive pairings that the New Beverly, at …

Roman Polanski

Armando Iannucci's 'The Death of Stalin' to Open Toronto Film Festival's Platform Section

The film from the creator of “Veep” will join works from Mike White, Clio Barnard and Warwick Thornton<p>“Veep” creator Armando Iannucci’s “The Death of …

Entertainment

TNT’s Jennifer Connelly ‘Snowpiercer’ Pilot Details Teased — TCA | Deadline

While Bong Joon Ho’s futuristic cult thriller <i>Snowpiercer</i> took place on a train whereby the story advanced car-by-car as the characters moved to the …

TV

The Directors Who Blew Up Hollywood: A Roundtable

A candid conversation about making movies in 2017, featuring ten of our favorite, freshest directors.<p>Photographs by<p>Everybody knows what’s <i>wrong</i> with Hollywood—the vacuous parade of tentpole blockbusters; the refusal to diversify both in front of and behind the camera; the confusion in the face of …

Jordan Peele

“Fairy Lives Don’t Matter”: Will Smith’s Fantasy Cop Movie On Netflix Is a Racial Allegory

Watch the trailer for “Bright,” a film in which Will Smith plays a cop in a Los Angeles populated by orcs and other fantasy creatures–metaphors abound.<p><b>WHAT:</b> The trailer for Netflix’s upcoming film, <i>Bright</i>, which puts fantasy world elements in a modern L.A. cop movie.<p><b>WHO:</b> Director David Ayer and …

Movies

“Dunkirk’s” Christopher Nolan stands up for film—and against Netflix

There’s nothing quite like filming a movie on film, according to the director Christopher Nolan. His new WWII film, <i>Dunkirk,</i> was shot entirely on epic 65mm, as opposed to digital. And it’s receiving the widest release of that film format in recent history.<p>He says the format—especially when shown on …

Movies

Le CiNéMa Club Presents Its Movie of the Week. What?

One certainty of watching movies on streaming services is uncertainty. It’s difficult to know when some movies are going to show up on specific sites and, even more crucial, when they’re going to be dropped from a site. A subscriber may find an attractive prospect, put it on a watch list and then …

It Comes at Night

Christopher Nolan: I Won’t Work With Netflix Because Their Film Strategy is ‘Pointless’

The "Dunkirk" director tells IndieWire why Netflix's digital distribution is a "mindless policy."<p>Christopher Nolan fights for the big screen. He …

Movies

Sandra Bullock Will Contend with Monsters and the End Of the World in Her New Netflix Project

It seems like every week, Netflix is churning out yet another binge-worthy television series filled with A-list casts and showrunners. This summer alone has seen the release of <i>Gypsy</i> with Naomi Watts, <i>GLOW</i> with Alison Brie, and <i>Santa Clarita Diet</i> with Drew Barrymore in addition to the return of series …

Sandra Bullock

Christopher Nolan is not a fan of Netflix’s ‘mindless’ film strategy

Because he can’t personally fathom who it helps<p>Christopher Nolan, director of high-concept blockbusters like <i>The Dark Knight</i>, <i>Inception</i>, and <i>Interstellar</i>, and famous defender of the old-school institutions of film, went on a bit of an anti-Netflix rant during an interview with <i>IndieWire</i> today.<p>“Netflix …

Movies

Christopher Nolan Thinks Netflix is ‘Missing a Huge Opportunity’

Critically acclaimed writer/director <b>Christopher Nolan</b><i></i> has some thoughts on the rising film industry behemoth that is Netflix. Once again a trending …

Movies

Christopher Nolan Slams Netflix Film Distribution Model as “Pointless”

Christopher Nolan certainly has a reputation for cherishing the theatrical experience. After all, he nearly single-handedly saved the celluloid …

Netflix

Oscars 2018: Netflix looking to break through with Sundance sensation ‘Mudbound’

Emmy powerhouse Netflix releases its Oscar contenders on the same day in both theaters and online. It took that approach two years ago with the …

Entertainment

Netflix Now Has Another Way to Keep Theatergoers at Home -- The Motley Fool

Netflix isn't relying solely on its library of self-produced content in the ongoing streaming wars. It also develops and embraces the best technology …

Stocks

Behind Netflix's Emmy nominations haul are more shows than ever

After passing 100 million subscribers, overtaking cable TV in customer numbers in the US and expanding to over 190 countries, Netflix is starting to cement something else: sustained prestige.<p>A record haul of 91 Emmy nominations puts Netflix -- which had 54 nominations last year -- just behind …

Netflix

The Quietus Essay: Okja, The Jungle, Veganism And Food Security

With Bong Joon-Ho's Okja now available on Netflix, Tom Duggins asks some questions about the film's take on the complicated business of the meat …

Agriculture

2018 Oscar Predictions: Best Original Screenplay

Festival favorites and likely fall contenders are in early contention for the original screenplay Oscar. Updated 7/30/17.<p>It’s early yet, but already …

Entertainment

Method Studios Brings ‘Okja’ to Life

Deluxe-owned visual effects studio delivers eight-foot-tall 12,000 pound CG pig for director Bong Joon Ho’s new feature film for Netflix.

Animation

The End of the Feature Film

R.I.P. movies.<p>They’ve had a tremendous run over the past 120 years and profoundly transformed global popular culture for the better. (The last decade or two have made it a close call).<p>But 2017 is the year in which we need to admit feature films, as a distinct segment of our popular culture, have …

The Arts

The 10 Best Movies of 2017 (So Far): ‘Logan,’ ‘Personal Shopper,’ and More

From the eco-thriller ‘Okja’ to this weekend’s captivating ‘A Ghost Story,’ there have been plenty of impressive films released this year. Here are the best of the bunch.<p>With no due respect to <i>Transformers: The Last Knight</i>, this year’s been a bit of a letdown at the movies. And frankly, we’ve needed …

Movies

New Netflix film Okja is sci-fi satire so sharp it will cut you | Ars Technica

Bong Joon Ho is back with a dark, futuristic fairy tale about GMO pigs and corporate insanity.<p>The science fiction fairy tale <i>Okja</i> begins with a press …

Netflix

Fact Check: No, Jeremy Renner Didn't Break His Arms Filming 'The Avengers'

At the Karlovy Vary Film Festival, Renner tells TheWrap that the accident actually happened on a different movie, and “it’s frustrating” how false …

Entertainment

Beyond ‘Baby Driver’: 4 Action Genres Every Diehard Fan Must Know

Analyzing Bourdain's apparent tastes, four international action traditions he might prefer over "Baby Driver."<p>When Anthony Bourdain took issue with …

Entertainment

MovieBob Reviews: OKJA

<b>Is Okja Good?</b><p>I liked it, but I’m not 100% sure it actually “works.”<p><b>What’s it about?</b><p>Plotwise, a multinational agribusiness conglomerate decides to get …

Geek

What to Cook, Watch, Listen To and More This Weekend

Do you like to go to parties? Of course you do, who doesn’t.<p>Hosting one, on the other hand, is a whole other matter. But whether it’s an all-night house party or just a few friends, some snacks and music, we’re here to help.<p>• Enjoy the weather! It’s beautiful outside, so take advantage. Organize a</b> …

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Steven Yeun Finds Life After Glenn

Steven Yeun has excellent taste. I can tell you this because the morning he came in for his photo shoot, he was wearing an indigo-dyed car coat that …

Entertainment

Okja Is The Summer Blockbuster Of The Future We Need

Even if you don't see Bong Joon-ho's latest in the cinema, this Netflix movie shows what great summer movies could look like<p>The Hollywood blockbuster …

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