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All aboard ‘Snowpiercer’ with Daveed Diggs and Jennifer Connelly

What can a “Snowpiercer” TV series show us that we haven’t seen in Bong Joon-ho’s beloved film? Plenty, as it turns out.  For starters, while the movie’s plot happens 17 years after a global catastrophe, the series kicks off just seven years after. It’s an entirely different story with characters you haven’t seen before.  The …

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Park So-dam, Bae Doona and the women in Bong Joon-ho’s films

Whether or not he wins an Academy Award, Korean director Bong Joon-ho is the most talked about director right now. That’s because his 2019 film “Parasite” is an extraordinary genre-defying work that brings a larger, more diverse audience to Bong’s similarly extraordinary earlier works. A story of families and societal stratification, “Parasite” won big at …

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