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Down with the rich! Class rage fuels new wave of ‘us v them’ films and plays
From Triangle of Sadness and Parasite to The Maid, audiences are revelling tales of inter-class violence that draw on growing discontent at inequality

Vanessa Thorpe

17, Sep, 2022 @2:21 PM

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Our critics’ guide to Korean culture
Where to start with K-music, film and TV

Kitty Empire, Michael Hogan and Guy Lodge

04, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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K-everything: the rise and rise of Korean culture
From music to film, technology to food, the world has fallen in love with everything South Korean. Tim Adams visits Seoul in search of the origins of hallyu – the Korean wave

Tim Adams

04, Sep, 2022 @7:00 AM

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V&A to stage UK’s first major exhibition of Korean culture
Show will feature immersive re-creation of set from Oscar-winning film Parasite as well as props from Squid Game

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

12, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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‘It’s just a film about grief and love’, says director of Japan’s first Oscar contender
Bafta and Golden Globe wins put Drive My Car on course to follow Parasite into Hollywood history

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

20, Mar, 2022 @10:15 AM

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Park Seo Jun: ‘I actually couldn’t believe Marvel wanted to speak to me’
The actor talks about joining the MCU, his friendships with BTS’s V and the rest of the ‘Wooga Squad’, and the social and economic issues behind his TV hits Itaewon Class and Fight for My Way

Hibaq Farah

03, Mar, 2022 @10:43 AM

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Robert Pattinson set to star in Parasite director Bong Joon-ho’s new film
The actor, who stars in the next Batman, will team up with the South Korean director for an adaptation of an Edward Ashton sci-fi novel

Catherine Shoard

20, Jan, 2022 @12:28 PM

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Power of the Dog to Parasite seven best films to watch on TV this week
Benedict Cumberbatch stars as a cowboy in Jane Campion’s stunning homoerotic western, plus Bong Joon-ho’s Oscar-winning thriller that skewers privilege

Simon Wardell

26, Nov, 2021 @9:00 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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The 2020 Braddies go to … Peter Bradshaw's film picks of the year
Alongside our countdown of the best films of 2020, our chief film critic selects his favourite movies, directors and performances of the year

Peter Bradshaw

17, Dec, 2020 @9:18 AM

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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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