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‘Parasite’ Earns Six Oscar Nominations, Including Best Picture

‘Parasite’ Earns Six Oscar Nominations, Including Best Picture

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Bong Joon-ho’s sensation “Parasite” earned six nominations, including best picture, for the upcoming Academy Awards on Monday, becoming the first South Korean movie to compete at the world’s biggest film event. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences unveiled its final list of nominations for the 2020 Oscars [...]

‘Burning’ Among Semi-finalists for Oscar’s Best Foreign-language Film

‘Burning’ Among Semi-finalists for Oscar’s Best Foreign-language Film

SEOUL, Dec. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — “Burning” has become the first South Korean film to be shortlisted for the Foreign Language Film award by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Academy said on its website on Monday (U.S. time). The movie, by director Lee Chang-dong, was among nine foreign language Oscar contenders, [...]