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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.

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Bong Joon-ho’s Okja Is a Monster Movie, But It’s Also “Essentially a Story About Capitalism”

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.

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Things We Saw Today: Dwayne Johnson Cast in Jumanji Remake

Dwayne Johnson announced on Instagram that he's on the team for the Jumanji remake, which begins shooting this fall.

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Snowpiercer On Track For a TV Show Spin-Off

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.

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Snowpiercer Director Bong Joon-ho & Tilda Swinton Are “Planning More Adventures”

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.

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The Mary Sue Exclusive Interview: Snowpiercer Director Bong Joon Ho

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.

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Review: Run, Don’t Walk, to See Snowpiercer, The Best Sci-Fi Film of the Decade So Far

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]

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Snowpiercer Director Pretty Much Fine With Weinstein Cuts

Cautiously Optimistic

Perhaps Bong Joon-ho's intriguing post-apocalyptic Snowpiercer will reach English speaking shores relatively intact?

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Snowpiercer Apparently Is Too Smart For Western Audiences, Says Weinstein

If we got angry about this kind of thing we'd be angry all the time

Want to know why Bong Joon-Ho's awesome new film Snowpiercer is getting a delayed premiere in America? Apparently, because Harvey Weinstein thinks the film is too smart for the Midwestern audience, so he's cutting 20 minutes of character development and non-action stuff. Go under the cut for direct quotes and outrage.

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Things We Saw Today: Michonne The Vampire Queen

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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)

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Things We Saw Today: Tilda Swinton and Chris Evans Looking Pointy and Dirty, Respectively, in Snowpiercer

Things We Saw Today

"Character passports" for director Bong Joon-ho's sci-fi dystopia Snowpiercer have been released, including those for the characters played by Tilda Swinton and Chris Evans. Passports for other characters can be seen at /Film.

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Things We Saw Today: The Animatronic Dinosaur I Wish I’d Had as a Kid

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Made by Scottish toy company H. Grossman Ltd, this "moving, breathing Megasaur" is approximately 20 feet long and has a moving head, eyes, arms, legs, and mouth. Did I say I wanted it as a kid? I mean I want it now. (via Gizmodo)

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Things We Saw Today: 30 Rock Does Superman

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