Parasite


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 […]