BTS says new album tells of conquering doubts and fears

SEOUL (Reuters) – The young stars in South Korean boy band BTS said on Monday the theme of their new album dealt with how they overcame doubts and fears... Read more »

‘Parasite’ star hopes film will help Japan-Korea cultural ties

FILE PHOTO: Actor Song Kang-ho of four Oscar award-winning film ‘Parasite’ answers a reporters’ question as Director Bong Joon-ho reacts during a news conference in Seoul, South Korea, February... Read more »

Movie magic: Spanish La Vista potato chip sales boom on Korean film cameo

ARTEIXO, Spain (Reuters) – Cesar Bonilla is still baffled by a surge in demand for the canned potato chips made by his company in northwestern Spain after they appeared... Read more »

Pro-North Korea daily praises Oscar-winning ‘Parasite’ for ‘exposing’ South Korea’s reality

FILE PHOTO: Bong Joon Ho poses with the Oscars for “Parasite” at the Governors Ball following the 92nd Academy Awards in Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 9, 2020. REUTERS/Eric... Read more »

Trump blasts best-picture Oscar for South Korean film ‘Parasite’

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Thursday ridiculed the historic best-picture Oscar win for South Korean film “Parasite,” telling a campaign rally he wished for the... Read more »

Director of Oscar-winning ‘Parasite’ did not want to sugarcoat inequality

SEOUL (Reuters) – The stark inequality between two South Korean families portrayed in the Oscar-winning film “Parasite” might make viewers uncomfortable but it was the “only path” to revealing... Read more »

‘Parasite’ director Bong Joon-ho gets hero’s welcome in South Korea

INCHEON (Reuters) – “Parasite” director Bong Joon-ho was greeted with cheers and applause as he returned to South Korea on Sunday after his historic four-Oscar win. Director of four... Read more »

South Korean film injects diversity back into Oscars

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – At an Oscars ceremony nearly devoid of acting nominees of color and lacking any women among the contenders for best director, it fell to an... Read more »

‘Parasite’ reflects deepening social divide in South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) – The black comedy “Parasite” is a tale of two South Korean families – the wealthy Parks and the poor Kims – mirroring the deepening inequality in... Read more »

Inequality tour: The real-life sights of South Korea’s Oscar-winning ‘Parasite’

SEOUL (Reuters) – From the houses to the noodles, South Korea’s Oscar winning movie “Parasite” tells its story of a suffocating class struggle through the sights and smells of... Read more »