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    Bong Joon-Ho Remains Diplomatic On 'Snowpiercer' Edits, Says Weinsteins Have Been "Pretty Soft" On Changes

    “Tracks” has been a long time coming. Ever since Robyn Davidson wrote her 1979 memoir of her 1700-mile, eight-month trek across the Australian outback from Alice Springs to the Indian Ocean, and the book became an award-winning best-seller around the world, Hollywood has been sniffing around it. Mul...

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    Bong Joon-Ho's Sci-Fi Thriller 'Snowpiercer' Receives First Round of Rave Reviews

    With an impressive cast and icy dystopian sheen, Bong Joon-ho's sci-fi thriller and English-language debut "Snowpiercer" has been racking up a lot of interest lately. For a while that interest had only been sated by trailers and photos, but as the film prepares for its South Korean release date, a f...

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    The New Trailer for 'Snowpiercer' Is Finally Here: Preview Bong Joon-ho's Futuristic Uprising Starring Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton

    You can finally see a new trailer for "Snowpiercer," the much-anticipated English language debut from Korean director Bong Joon-ho ("The Host"). Still no word on a U.S. release date, but this futuristic thriller with an amazing cast looks well worth waiting for. It will in all likelihood make the fa...

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    Bong Joon-Ho To Head Edinburgh Jury

    South Korean director Bong Joon-Ho will head the jury at this year's Edinburgh International Film Festival. The filmmaker -- whose English language debut "Snowpiercer" is due out later this year -- will be joined by actress Natalie Dormer ("Game of Thrones") and film critic Siobhan Synnot.

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    New Behind-The-Scenes Clip Shows Tantalizing First Footage From Bong Joon-ho's Post-Apocalyptic 'Snowpiercer'

    The summer movie season is nearly upon us, but one of the most hotly tipped summer movies (at least for film fans of a certain ilk) still doesn't have a release date in America: Bong Joon-ho's sci-fi extravaganza "Snowpiercer." The Weinstein Company bought the domestic rights to the movie, which con...

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    The Surprises & Notable Absences Of The 2013 Cannes Line-Up

    So the 2013 Cannes lineup has finally been unveiled and as usual, there were a fair few surprise inclusions, a fair few snubby exclusions/category decisions, and some mildly oh!-inducing title changes. The majority of our firm predictions made it in (the Coens, Soderbergh, Farhadi, Sorrentino, Gray,...

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    John Hurt Is Latest Awesome Addition To Awesome Cast Of Bong Joon-Ho's 'Snow Piercer'

    At the grand old age of 72, nearly fifty years after his first screen appearance, John Hurt is seemingly busier than ever. The actor has no fewer than eleven credits from 2011, ranging from his snarling supporting turn in "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy" and high-class work in "Melancho...

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    'Before The Devil Knows You're Dead' Scribe Kelly Masterson To Rewrite Bong Joon-Ho's 'Snow Piercer'

    Somewhat underrated at the time, it's sad that it took the death of Sidney Lumet last year to cause his final film, "Before The Devil Knows You're Dead," to be re-appreciated. A seedy little Greek tragedy of a crime movie, with impeccable performances across the board, and shot lik...

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    Chris Evans Has Great Taste, In Talks To Star In Bong Joon-Ho's Sci-Fi 'Snow Piercer'

    Even though he's now a bona-fide A-lister thanks to the success of "Captain America: The First Avenger," we're not sure people give Chris Evans enough credit. He's consistently been the best thing in crummy movies from "Fantastic Four" and "The Losers" to &q...

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    Bong Joon-ho's 'The Host' Gets Converted Into 3D, Sequel Still In The Works

    While it's never been a better time for the crossover of Asian cinema to audiences on this side of the ocean, none have been quite as big as Bong Joon-ho's "The Host." The 2006 film became a sensation, not only smashing box office records at home in South Korea, but becoming a must see film stateside, breaking out of its genre niche and finding a larger audience than this kind of flick normally would. It seems that producers around the world all share the common trait of milking a hit movie for all it's worth, as not only is there a long gestating sequel to the movie still on the table, until that arrives, "The Host" has gotten a brand new 3D...

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