Tag: songkangho

Venice 2016 Review: THE AGE OF SHADOWS, Kim Jee-woon's Dazzling Period Spy Thriller

Korean theatres have become inundated with films set during the Japanese Colonial period over the last year or so but all are put to shame by The Age of Shadows, Kim Jee-woon's mesmerising return to home soil after directing Arnold...

Fantasia 2016: ScreenAnarchy Raises the Curtain on Top Picks

Every year, those who don't already live in Montreal descend upon the city for what I like to call "summer movie camp." Fantasia hosts three glorious weeks of kung-fu, kaiju, sci-fi, horror, awards, short programs, live events, and its awesome...

SNOWPIERCER Gets An Action-Packed Red Band US Trailer

Almost a year since its debut in director Bong Joon-ho's native South Korea last summer, futuristic thriller Snowpiercer finally arrives on US shores on 27 June, courtesy of Radius TWC. While Harvey Weinstein ultimately lost his battle to re-edit the...

At Last! SNOWPIERCER To Break The Ice On June 27th

UPDATE: CJ Entertainment, the producer of Snowpiercer, has confirmed that the film will be released in June, though according to them a date hasn't been finalized.It's been a long and winding road but Bong Joon Ho's eagerly anticipated Snowpiercer has...

Review: Electric Song Kang-ho Leads Courtroom Drama THE ATTORNEY

The combination of politics and cinema has led to some of the most incendiary films the medium has ever produced. Though a tricky balancing act that requires a deft handling of ideologies and a sensitive navigation of contemporary political climates,...

EXCLUSIVE Interview: Bong Joon-ho On Casting SNOWPIERCER (Part 2 of 3)

Last week, Twitch was gifted the opportunity to spend an hour talking to South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho about his hugely-anticipated science-fiction thriller Snowpiercer. The film opened in Bong's homeland back in August, where it quickly became his most succesful...

Review: THE FACE READER Is a Terrific Period Yarn

Though absent from Korean marquees this year until now, the period Korean film makes a big comeback with the release of Han Jae-rim's arresting The Face Reader. Sublimely mounted, intriguingly plotted and featuring a terrific cast, this seems the ideal...

Review: SNOWPIERCER Fires On All Cylinders

Cinema is a medium of motion and if anyone understands this, it appears to be Bong Joon-ho, whose visionary new work is a demented and stunning thrillride. In his first production outside his native South Korea, Bong has delivered his...

Watch An Extended Animated Clip For SNOWPIERCER

How did the world end in Bong Joon-ho's highly anticipated post-apocalyptic sci-fi thriller Snowpiercer? An extended animated clip has been release, providing the backstory on how the catastrophic ice age began and depicts the first departure of the train following...

Watch Special Animation Clip, Character Featurette and Behind-the-Scenes Video For SNOWPIERCER

Earlier today, the special live internet showcase for the highly anticipated Korean/American sci-fi thriller Snowpiercer with director Bong Joon-ho and Korean cast Song Kang-ho and Ko A-sung was broadcast online. Following the live event, several promotional videos that were launched...

SNOWPIERCER Character Posters Reveal Post-Apocalyptic Malaise

Not along ago we had our first glimpse SNOWPIERCER's characters through a set of new stills and now we have been given another taste thanks to some fresh character posters for Bong Joon-ho's post-apocalyptic blockbuster. No new information is revealed...

First Poster For SNOWPIERCER Rolls In

Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer has just revealed its first poster, which offers a teasing glance of the highly-anticipated pic. The film focuses on a train that never stops, as it makes its way through a futuristic world that is in the...

First Shot From Bong's SNOWPIERCER

The world has plunged into a new iceage, the last survivors are loaded on to a train headed nowhere, and Song Kang-ho is stuck in coach. That's the message behind the first official still from Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer.Adapted from a...

Concept Art For Bong Joon-ho's SNOWPIERCER Reveals Icy Wasteland

Another piece of concept art has been posted for Bong Joon-ho's highly anticipated sci-fi thriller Snowpiercer via Naver.  It contains images of the snow-covered land in the futuristic Ice Age and a bath spa within the train.  In addition, the...

Listen To A Track From Bong Joon-ho's SNOWPIERCER Soundtrack, Plus Concept Art

All aboard! Coinciding with the 2013 new year is the launch of the official site for Bong Joon-ho's sci-fi thriller Snowpiercer, allowing Korean moviegoers to reserve tickets in advance and attend the premiere of the highly anticipated event.  Within the...

Park Chan-wook Teams With His Brother And Song Kang-ho's Bad Wig For DAY TRIP. Watch The Trailer Now!

[Updated with trailer.]The Park Brothers are getting back together. While all eyes have been on Park Chan-wook's upcoming English language debut Stoker it seems he's also had a little something else on the go, namely a second project with his...