Black-and-white version of Oscars Best Feature 'Parasite' to be released in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The black-and-white cut of South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite,” which made Oscars history at the Academy Awards on Monday (Feb. 10), will be ...

Big wins for 'Parasite' give Oscar night an emotional high

Called up to the stage again and again, Bong Joon Ho kept saying he was ready for a drink — “bloody ready.” But the Oscars weren't bloody ready to stop giving him awards. ...

Oscar: 'Parasite' wins best picture

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Parasite” won the best picture Oscar Sunday night, becoming the first foreign-language film to take home the biggest honor in film. Bong Joon Ho’s class ...

Oscar Predictions: Can 'Parasite' upset '1917'?

NEW YORK (AP) — Ahead of Sunday’s 92nd Academy Awards, Associated Press Film Writer Jake Coyle shares his predictions for a ceremony with a lot of locks but the potential for a few surprises. ...

'Joker' leads British Academy Awards race amid controversy

LONDON (AP) — The superhero villain saga “Joker” leads the race for Sunday’s British Academy Film Awards, a glitzy event that has been overshadowed by criticism of the nominees’ lack of diversity. ...

'Parasite,' 'Jojo Rabbit' win top Writers Guild Awards

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — “Parasite” has continued its march through Hollywood’s awards season by winning the best original screenplay honor at Saturday’s Writers Guild Awards. Th...

'Parasite' parties, Leo greets young fans inside SAG Awards

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Off-camera and during commercials, the stars at the Screen Actors Guild Awards got to rub shoulders, give congratulatory kisses, and meet for the first or the 50th time. Here are so...

'1917' win best drama film at the Golden Globes

The 77th Golden Globes were meant to be a coronation for Netflix. Instead, a pair of big-screen epics took top honors Sunday, as Sam Mendes’ technically dazzling World War I tale “1917&rdq...

From Gervais to J.Lo, what to expect at the Golden Globes

The Golden Globes are famously unpredictable, but a few sure things seem to be in store for Sunday’s awards: Streaming services will play a starring role; five-time host Ricky Gervais will snicker at ...

Steven Yeun takes a leap into Korean cinema with 'Burning'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Steven Yeun is getting some of highest acclaim of his career, and awards buzz, for the South Korean film "Burning," a lyrical and anxious adaptation of Haruki Murakami's short...

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TOP STORIES: SINGAPORE-LEE FAMILY FEUD — A lengthy tussle heated up between Singapore's prime minister and his siblings over the last wishes of their father, the founding leader of t...

Netflix theater debate hits S. Korea as 'Okja' boycott looms

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho has an answer to where the controversy over the theatrical releases of Netflix movies started: his cinematic ambition. B...

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ASIA: KOREAS-TENSIONS — North Korea says it's ready to deploy and start mass-producing a new medium-range missile capable of reaching Japan and major U.S. military bases there follow...

With Bong leading the way, Gyllenhaal goes big in 'Okja'

CANNES, France (AP) — Jake Gyllenhaal says he was motivated by one goal above all others while shooting the fantasy "Okja": making his Korean director giggle. "It's legitimately fun ...

Summer Movie Preview: Highlights from May through August

LOS ANGELES (AP) — This summer at the movies there will be aliens, evil and friendly, pirates, scantily-clad lifeguards, ladies letting loose, some classic superheroes in fresh suits, an evil mummy, t...