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    Bong Joon-Ho Says Director's Cut Of 'Snowpiercer' Tested Higher Than Weinstein Edit, Still Negotiating Final Version

    With cast members Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton, along with screenwriter Kelly Masterson (in addition to the rest of the internet) airing their concerns about a potentially edited version of Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer" getting a U.S. release (as well as in a strong handful of international territor...

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    Kelly Masterson on Writing 'Killing Kennedy' and 'Snowpiercer' and Why We Revisit History's Most Painful Moments

    Playwright turned screenwriter Kelly Masterson has had three of his works make it to screen so far, and they're an eclectic, impressive bunch.

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    Bong Joon-Ho To Produce Korean Sea Thriller 'Haemoo,' Authors Of 'Snowpiercer' Novel Discuss American Cut

    No matter the extent to which director Bong Joon-ho is collaborating with Harvey Weinstein on cutting his sci-fi thriller “Snowpiercer” (our review) for U.S. release (now pushed to 2014), it's clear he's hasn't let the hold-up slow him down for future projects. The start of this month saw Bong discu...

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    Is There a Link Between U.S. And Korean Cinema? The Busan International Film Festival Provides An Answer

    "Drama" today seems to be as dirty a word in Korea as in the halls of any Hollywood studio.

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    Quentin Tarantino Compares Bong Joon-Ho To Steven Spielberg, Explains Why He'll Never Make A Serial Killer Film

    What are you doing this weekend? Just the usual right? Getting groceries, paying bills, catching up with "Top Chef"... But if you're Quentin Tarantino, and you find out that Bong Joon-ho will be appearing at the Busan International Film Festival, well you can just get on a plane and drop by. And tha...

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    'Snowpiercer' Director Bong Joon-Ho's Next Film Likely To Be Korea-Set 'Okja'

    While The Weinstein Company outlines exactly what manner of compromised cut they will inflict upon Bong Joon-ho and his upcoming “Snowpiercer,” we can't blame the director for wanting to move swiftly on to his next project and away from frustrating negotiations. Luckily, the talented filmmaker is fl...

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    Bong Joon-Ho Says U.S. Version Of 'Snowpiercer' Won't Be A Director's Cut

    Back in August some news surfaced to the horror of Bong Joon-ho fans everywhere; that The Weinstein Company were looking to slice and dice his upcoming "Snowpiercer" by upwards of twenty minutes. While many collectively freaked, the director himself at first remained diplomatic on the matter, callin...

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    Watch: 2 New Trailers For Bong Joon-Ho's Apocalyptic 'Snowpiercer'

    As the fate is still yet to be determined as to which version of Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer" we'll get stateside, France is gearing up to get the movie next month in its original form, and thus the promo gears are turning abroad. And today brings with it a couple more trailers for the movie.

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    Tilda Swinton Stokes The Flames Of 'Snowpiercer'-Gate; Bong Joon-Ho Says Nothing Finalized

    Jumping to conclusions before the facts are in is par for the course these days. As is the blind leap to vilify Harvey Weinstein over anything mildly controversial that he has even dared look sideways at (though yes, his track record is poor, but generally the dude knows what he’s doing), but at the...

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    Is Harvey Taking His Scissors to Korean Hit 'Snowpiercer'?

    So far, the reviews for dystopian thriller "Snowpiercer" are raves. But that doesn't mean that Harvey Weinstein won't tinker with the Bong Joon-ho film before releasing it to the territories he controls, which are most of the English-speaking world. Australia trade reporter Don Groves reports that W...

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