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South Korea hails top prize for & lsquo;Parasite& rsquo; at Oscars

South Koreans reacted with joy and stunned disbelief Monday to the historic best picture Oscar for Parasite, with one film fan suggesting the feat should be recognized with a public holiday......»»

Category: entertainmentSource: thestandard thestandardFeb 12th, 2020

SoKor film makes Oscars history

Movie history was made at the Oscars Sunday as South Korea’s black comedy “Parasite” became the first non-English-language film to win the best picture award, Hollywood’s biggest prize of all......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2020

Black comedy & lsquo;Parasite& rsquo; shocks SAG by landing the night& rsquo;s top prize

Parasite shocked the Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday by landing the night’s top prize, a historic win that thrusts the South Korean black comedy into Oscars contention......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 22nd, 2020

South Korea& rsquo;s boundary-pushing satirist

South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho has been on quite a wild ride this awards season. That trip reached its climax Sunday when he secured his country’s first-ever Oscars for Parasite. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2020

SoKor hails top Oscars prize for ‘Parasite’

South Koreans reacted with joy and stunned disbelief Monday to the historic best picture Oscar for “Parasite” with one film fan suggesting the feat should be recognized with a public holiday. Director Bong Joon-ho’s movie—about the widening gap between rich and poor—became the first non-English-language film to win Hollywood’s biggest prize, prompting celebrations in South […] The post SoKor hails top Oscars prize for ‘Parasite’ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2020

Trump scoffs at & lsquo;Parasite& rsquo;s Oscar

Colorado Springs---President Donald Trump on Thursday scorned the best picture Oscar for South Korean film “Parasite,” asking how a foreign movie could get the honor......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated News14 hr. 29 min. ago

& lsquo;Crash Landing On You& rsquo; smashes South Korea TV ratings

South Korea's biggest current television hit is a surreally unlikely tale of a billionaire heiress who accidentally paraglides into the North and falls in love with a chivalrous army officer serving Kim Jong Un......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2020

Business booms for Parasite locations

SEOUL, South Korea – Locations featured in South Korea's Oscar-winning  Parasite movie have enjoyed a business boom since its Oscar triumph, with a pizza store seeing sales double.   The genre-defying thriller critiquing the gap between rich and poor won 4 Oscars,  including Best Picture, the first non-English language ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2020

South Korea& rsquo;s & lsquo;Running Man& rsquo; dashes on local TV

The excitement of Kapuso fans ran high as GMA Entertainment Group inked a co-production deal with SBS Korea for the reality-comedy game show, Running Man Philippines, earlier today, Feb. 11, at GMA Network Center......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2020

‘Parasite’ ng Korea humakot ng award sa 2020 Oscars

NAGBUNYI ang buong Asia nang magwagi ang South Korean movie na “Parasite” sa katatapos lang na Oscars, na ginanap sa Dolby Theater sa Los Angeles, California. Ito kasi ang kauna-unahang Korean film na na-nominate at nanalong Best Picture sa Oscars, na tumatalakay sa relasyon ng dalawang uri ng pamilya: isang mayaman at isang mahirap. Magandang senyales ito […] The post ‘Parasite’ ng Korea humakot ng award sa 2020 Oscars appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2020

& lsquo;1917& rsquo; scoops top Hollywood director prize for Mendes

Hollywood’s directors handed World War I thriller 1917 their top annual prize Saturday, one of the final major award shows that typically spells success at next month’s Oscars......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 27th, 2020

Queen takes & lsquo;Rhapsody Tour& rsquo; to K-Pop capital

Queen band members Brian May, Adam Lambert, and Roger Taylor attend a press conference ahead of their Rhapsody Tour in Seoul, South Korea. .....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 19th, 2020

HBO to produce & lsquo;Parasite& rsquo; miniseries

US cable channel HBO has secured the rights to adapt South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho’s critical smash hit Parasite into a miniseries......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 12th, 2020

The NBA 2K Asia Tournament returns for its fifth iteration

NBA 2K Asia press release Manila, Philippines – 2K along with Sony Interactive Entertainment today announced the details for the NBA 2K20 Asia Tournament. Local qualifiers of the NBA 2K20 Asia Tournament will take place in Taiwan, Hong Kong, South Korea and the Philippines. This year’s tournament will return to using the fan favorite Play Now mode, which allows fans to play using the 30 current NBA teams in the league. This off season saw a plethora of changes and moves in the roster of teams in the league which shook things up in the NBA, which proves to have an exciting season ahead. The full rules and regulations of the NBA 2K20 Asia Tournament can be found here. The qualifiers will take place starting November 2019 until February 2020. After which, the top 2 players who emerge victorious from each region or country will compete in the NBA 2K20 Asia Tournament Finals, which will be held in Manila, Philippines in March 2020. The NBA 2K20 Asia Tournament will be played exclusively on PlayStation™4 (PS4™®) platform and features a prize pool of USD$10,000. The champion will walk away with USD$6,000, while the first runner up will receive USD$2,500, second runner up will receive USD$1,000 and the third runner up will receive USD$500. Participants who enter the tournament must be at least 18 years old and the age of majority in their region or country of residence and possess a valid passport for travel. NBA 2K20 is now available on PS4™® system, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Windows PC platforms. Follow @NBA2K on social media for the latest NBA 2K20 news......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsNov 14th, 2019

FIBA: Olympics somehow still in play for Gilas after China flames out of World Cup

Despite getting swept out of Group D in the 2019 FIBA World Cup, Gilas Pilipinas still has a prize to chase in China. It’s the Olympics, and one could argue if the national team somehow ends up in Tokyo next year, the horror show to start this World Cup will be undone. Host China blew a golden chance to secure its Olympics slot Wednesday, losing its final Group A game against Venezuela, 72-59. The Chinese earlier blew a better chance, losing Group A lead to Poland after folding in overtime. Gilas Pilipinas is 0-3 in the World Cup so far after lopsided losses to Italy, Serbia, and an overtime decision to Angola. Still, the Philippines is still somehow in play for the Olympics after South Korea, Jordan, Iran, Japan, and China also failed to advance to the second round. All teams in the classification phase will play two more games and will be seeded accordingly depending on their group finish. Results from the opening round will be carried over. Gilas Pilipinas will play in Beijing and will take on Iran and Tunisia and games will start Friday. — Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsSep 4th, 2019

Sydney to host China& rsquo;s football qualifier

Kuala Lumpur—China will play the “home” second leg of their Olympic women’s football qualifier against South Korea in Sydney, the Asian Football Confederation said Friday, after the deadly coronavirus made it impossible to hold the match in China......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated News9 hr. 29 min. ago

Oscar-winning & lsquo;Parasite& rsquo; in black-and-white& nbsp;

Watching a black-and-white re-release of his multi-Oscar-winning movie Parasite will give viewers a “different” and “strange” experience, director Bong Joon-ho said Wednesday ahead of the new version opening next week......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated News10 hr. 16 min. ago

Dahil sa ‘Parasite’: Jasmine, Bianca iritada kay Trump

Binanatan sa social media nina Jasmine Curtis-Smith at Bianca Manalo ang Presidente ng USA na si Donald Trump nang kuwestyunin ng huli ang pagkakapanalo ng South Korean movie na Parasite sa Oscars......»»

Category: newsSource:  abanteRelated News16 hr. 16 min. ago

Black and white Parasite a more intimate film – Bong Joon-ho

SEOUL, South Korea –  Watching a black-and-white re-release of his multi-Oscar-winning movie Parasite will give viewers a "different" and "strange" experience, director Bong Joon-ho said Wednesday, February 19 ahead of the new version opening next week. The director has always had a fondness for monochrome films, saying they give viewers ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2020

Parasite director Bong Joon-ho gets hero’s welcome in S. Korea

INCHEON — Parasite director Bong Joon-ho was greeted with cheers and applause as he returned to South Korea on Sunday after his historic four-Oscar win......»»

Category: financeSource:  bworldonlineRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2020

Parasite& rsquo;s Oscar success opens new era

The unprecedented Oscar haul for South Korean director Bong Joon-ho black comedy "Parasite" has shattered a 92-year-old glass ceiling and opened a new era for Korean and other foreign films on the global stage......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2020