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2020 Ace Film Eddies: ‘Parasite’ and ‘Jojo Rabbit’ Grab Top Awards

Bong Joon Ho’s acclaimed South Korean class-divide thriller “Parasite” and Taika Waititi’s Nazi satire “Jojo Rabbit,” both Editing and Best Picture Oscar nominees, were the surprise feature winners for drama and comedy at the 70th Ace Eddie Awards Friday at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. “Toy Story 4” and “Apollo 11,” meanwhile, took the […]

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Tilda Swinton, Naomi Watts Laud Cinema at Marrakech Film Festival Opening

The Marrakech Film Festival kicked off Friday with a bevy of filmmaking talent on the red carpet and an inspiring speech by the jury president Tilda Swinton.Ever since its launch in 2001, the festival has used Morocco’s strategic and historic position as a crossroads between different world cultures, to bring together different filmmaking talents from […]

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Tilda Swinton to Preside Over The Marrakech Film Festival

Tilda Swinton, the iconoclastic British actress and producer, is set to preside over the 18th edition of the Marrakech International Film Festival, succeeding to American director James Gray.Swinton, who won an Oscar and a BAFTA award for best supporting actress for “Michael Clayton,” has been leading an eclectic acting career. She has collaborated with prominent […]

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TNT’s ‘Snowpiercer’ Takes Equal Inspiration From Both the Graphic Novel And The Movie [New York Comic-Con 2019]

When sci-fi fans heard that a Snowpiercer TV series was being developed, the main reaction was confusion. How could a TV show improve upon Bong Joon-Ho’s riveting, close-ended 2013 movie? By setting the TV series a few years earlier for one — the TNT series, which stars Daveed Diggs and Jennifer Connelly, will take place […]

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Cannes 2019: Palme d’Or Winner ‘Parasite’ Defined a Year of Movies About Class Warfare

Bong Joon-ho’s Palme d’Or winner “Parasite” revolves around a family that overtakes a wealthy residence, bit by bit, but the best sequence finds them trapped. When an unexpected development (no spoilers here) puts their scheme at risk, they’re forced to hide in various corridors of the expansive house, under floorboards and in the walls. It’s […]

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‘Parasite’ Review: Bong Joon-ho Delivers a Brilliant and Devastating Electric Shock of Economic Anxiety

Bong Joon-ho, the sui generis South Korean auteur behind unclassifiable modern wonders like “Barking Dogs Never Bite” and “The Host,” has always made films that refuse to fit the narrow parameters of any particular genre. Each of them is built atop a bedrock of comic violence that Bong uses to support the weight of the […]

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