Looking beyond the headlines of Korea’s booming scripted biz

Everybody knows about Squid Game, but how much do you know about the TV industry that created it? Nick Edwards takes a deep dive into South Korea’s production industry and finds out what makes it tick By the far the ‘buzziest’ show of 2021 was Netflix’s comic-book like dystopian thriller Squid Game. Following in the […]

‘Parasite’ makes Oscars history, Obama’s ‘American Factory’ takes doc prize

South Korean film Parasite made Oscars history last night, becoming the first non-English language feature to take the best film prize, beating off hotly tipped rivals including Sir Sam Mendes’ 1917. Parasite‘s Bong Joon-ho also took the prize for best director, best international feature, and the best original screenplay award. American Factory, the first film […]