Bong Joon-ho

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Steven Yeun: ‘I deeply wanted to connect, so I would break myself to try and conform’
The Korean-American actor has spent his career living a dual existence. He speaks about the Oscar buzz around his new film Minari, and why he loves the Fresh Prince

Phil Hoad

13, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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The 50 best films of 2020 in the UK: the full list
It’s number one time, and it’s a picture from the beginning of the year that nothing else has quite eclipsed for wit, thrills and sheer watchability

Andrew Pulver

18, Dec, 2020 @8:09 AM

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The 50 best films of 2020 in the UK, No 1: Parasite
Bong Joon-ho’s satirical invasion-of-the-lifestyle-snatchers movie is cruel, ingenious and positively hums with malice

Peter Bradshaw

18, Dec, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Barking Dogs Never Bite review – Bong Joon-ho’s canine satire has teeth
Lazy, corrupt humans are doing the biting in the Parasite director’s re-released 2000 film

Peter Bradshaw

17, Sep, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Memories of Murder review – thrilling rerelease of Bong Joon-ho's breakthrough
The Parasite director’s darkly comic 2003 thriller is not only a fine accomplishment in itself – it helped catch South Korea’s most notorious serial killer

Peter Bradshaw

11, Sep, 2020 @2:00 PM

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The Host: Bong Joon-Ho's breakout monster movie is eerily prescient, not-quite-escapist fare
Parasite director focuses on humanising the dysfunctional family at the heart of a story that avoids obvious villains

Ying-Di Yin

09, Aug, 2020 @5:30 PM

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Ewen Bremner: 'They should let Irvine Welsh script the Tiger King movie'
The Trainspotting actor discusses his Netflix indulgences, his role in Bong Joon-ho’s Snowpiercer – and how he hasn’t owned a TV for 25 years

As told to Rich Pelley

09, Jun, 2020 @8:45 AM

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Streaming: the best home invasion films
The Oscar-winning Parasite is among the most ingenious of home invasion movies, but the genre seldom fails to surprise…

Guy Lodge

30, May, 2020 @7:00 AM

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The best films of 2020 so far
Adam Sandler is a gem of jewellery dealer, Dev Patel is inspired casting as David Copperfield, while Keira Knightley disrupts the 1970 Miss World contest in these top picks – listed in date order – from the UK release schedule this year

Guardian film

12, May, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Parasite: Black & White Version review – horror with a shade of Ealing comedy
Cinephile’s treat or ticket-peddling gimmick? Either way, this monochrome edition puts the masterful satire in a new light

Peter Bradshaw

05, Mar, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Lost in translation: when film-makers hit the language barrier
Making films in another language is always a risk – for every Yorgos Lanthimos-style success, there’s a Wong Kar-wai disaster lurking around the corner

Caspar Salmon

24, Feb, 2020 @2:43 PM

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Trump's Oscars rant? He just wants Hollywood to see he's a star
The US president’s tirade against Parasite’s best picture Oscar, preferring Sunset Boulevard and Gone With the Wind, masks his own frustration at being cold-shouldered by Tinseltown

Steve Rose

21, Feb, 2020 @1:20 PM

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