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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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Oscars 2021: how shifting the awards later favours the old guard
Embracing streaming was a step in the right direction, but the calendar shift has given distributors an extra two months to get their big-ticket releases into cinemas

Guy Lodge

16, Jun, 2020 @2:34 PM

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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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What I'm really watching: MasterChef, University Challenge and the news
What happens when a film critic loses the will to watch movies? Our writer settles for cookery shows, half-hearted group-watches – and the knowledge that things could be much worse

Caspar Salmon

28, Apr, 2020 @8:47 AM

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Parasite overtakes The Passion of the Christ as biggest ever foreign language film in the UK
The Oscar-winning thriller beats record previously held by Mel Gibson’s 2004 biblical drama

Andrew Pulver

09, Mar, 2020 @3:22 PM

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