Review: Okja Starts off Like Totoro, Then Turns Into Terrifying Corporate Evil That’ll Make You Go Vegetarian
4.5 out of 5 stars.
Okja comes out on Netflix this week, and it's one of Netflix's best original films. This isn't a huge surprise, considering it's directed by Bong Joon Ho of The Host and Snowpiercer and has a phenomenal cast, but I was taken back by how skillfully the film blends genre.Read More
Bong Joon-ho, best known for helming Snowpiercer, has another sci-fi movie in the works that also plans to make some significant social commentary. It's called Okja, and while it may appear on the surface to be an action-packed monster movie, that monster story will serve as a larger metaphor.Read More
Dwayne Johnson announced on Instagram that he's on the team for the Jumanji remake, which begins shooting this fall.Read More
If you loved the world of Snowpiercer and hoped to learn more about its mysteries, you're in luck, because Bong Joon-Ho's film will soon receive a TV adaptation. Josh Friedman of Sarah Connor Chronicles has been tapped to pen the series, with Bong Joon-Ho still on board as one of several executive producers.Read More
I may not be that excited about Tilda Swinton's upcoming turn in Doctor Strange, but the news that she plans to work with Snowpiercer director Bong Joon-ho on another project? That seems worthy of an curious eyebrow raise, at least.Read More
Everyone see this movie. Yes? Yes.
In case you haven't heard, I'm head over heels about Snowpiercer, out in limited release today. Here, I interview director Bong Joon Ho about sci-fi, backstory, and Tilda Swinton pulling out her dentures.Read More
CHRIS EVANS SLIPS ON A FISH.
Readers, I see a lot of movies. Most of them are good. Some are great. A small number I love. And every once in a while I see a movie that leaves me vibrating with energy as I leave the theater, knowing that what I just saw will stick with me probably for the rest of my life, or at least until the inevitable robot overlords come and conquer the planet. Snowpiercer is one of those. [Spoiler-free review]Read More
If we got angry about this kind of thing we'd be angry all the time
Things We Saw Today
Somehow artists Mike Vasquez and Joe Hogan have managed to make the Land of Ooo even more post-apocalyptic with their Adventure Time and The Walking Dead mashup illustration. Vasquez and Hogan have also drawn Star Wars and Deadpool illustrations with the likes of Treetrunks as Yoda and Finn as Deadpool. (via So Geek Chic)Read More