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‘Parasite’ Team Beefs Up Last-minute Oscar Campaign

‘Parasite’ Team Beefs Up Last-minute Oscar Campaign

SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Director Bong Joon-ho and the cast of “Parasite” are entering the final stretch in the heated race for the upcoming Oscars. The genre-bending family satire was nominated in six categories — best picture, best director, best screenplay, best editing, best production design and best international feature film — for [...]

Black-and-white Version of ‘Parasite’ to Hit S. Korean Theaters Next Month

Black-and-white Version of ‘Parasite’ to Hit S. Korean Theaters Next Month

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — A black-and-white version of Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” will be presented in South Korea next month, the film’s production house said Wednesday. The new version will premiere at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Netherlands, which begins Wednesday (local time), and hits South Korean screens in late February, according to [...]

BTS Tweaks K-pop Marketing Playbook with ‘Map of the Soul: 7′

BTS Tweaks K-pop Marketing Playbook with ‘Map of the Soul: 7′

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Following the smartly organized, decadelong K-pop marketing formula, boy band BTS has unexceptionally heralded its new album releases with advance teaser videos and music samples during its past seven-year career. But instead of getting advance SNS hints and teasers about the band’s newest song, fans of BTS were completely [...]