Bong Joon-ho

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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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Donald Trump jabs at Parasite's Oscar win because film is 'from South Korea'
President says US has trade problems with South Korea and wonders if ‘we can get Gone With the Wind back’

Vivian Ho in San Francisco

21, Feb, 2020 @9:19 AM

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