Bong Joon-ho News

Review: Bong Joon-Ho's 'Snowpiercer' Starring Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Jamie Bell, John Hurt & More This is a reprint of our review from the international release last fall. The Weinstein Company will be releasing "Snowpiercer" on June 27th with the director's cut intact. Few films without a firm release date (in most of the world, at least) have inspired as much chatter of late than Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer." The English-language debut of the South Korean mastermind behind "Memories of Murder," "The Host" and "Mother," it features an all-star cast and a hefty budget, and was snapped up early on by The Weinstein Company.

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Fox Reportedly Cut 20 Minutes From Park Chan-Wook's 'Stoker' & Bong Joon-ho Talks Next Projects

fb.indiewire.com – As we noted in our feature5 Great & 5 Disappointing English-Language Debuts By Foreign-Language Directors, when filmmakers from abroad come to Hollywood, the results can be a mixed bag. And that is sometimes down to the vastly different way things work in the industry stateside. "The main difference I noticed was, was how short the pre-production and production was in the United States, whereas the post was much longer in Korea," "Stoker" director Park Chan-Wook told us in 2013. 6 years 30 weeks ago via brucelee

Called a perfect piece of cinema and one of the year's best, a new poster has arrived for the domestic release of Joon-ho Bong's stateside directorial debut Snowpiercer. Chris Evans fights his way to the front of a perpetual motion train carrying the last of humanity after a new ice age has consumed much of the planet. Class systems break down and a war is brewing as they hurtle towards their contained destiny.

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Board Bong Joon-ho’s 'Snowpiercer' With These New Pics

fb.indiewire.com – After much drama about which cut of "Snowpiercer" was going to get released, the beef between Harvey Weinstein and Bong Joon-Howas eventually smoothed over. Joon-Ho's cut will get released, albeit in a limited bow, and the movie opens the L.A. Film Festival next month. So how about some new pics until you can see this thing this summer?

6 years 36 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Radius-TWC (Finally) Sets June Release Date for Joon-ho Bong's 'Snowpiercer'

fb.indiewire.com – After much debate over what cut would make it to theaters, Joon Ho-Bong's much anticipated "Snowpiercer" has finally received a release date from Radius-TWC. American audiences can finally see the festival favorite on June 27, according to BoxOfficeMojo. The summer release date indicates at least some degree of optimism at the box office from Harvey Weinstein & Co. 6 years 45 weeks ago via donnieyen
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Berlin: Bong Joon-ho's 'Snowpiercer' Gets Forum Special Screening

feedproxy.google.com – The post-apocalyptic actioner starring Chris Evans and Tilda Swinton will get a gala premiere at the festival's arthouse and genre sidebar.Snowpiercer, the sci-fi comicbook adaptation from Korean genre master Boong Joon-ho (The Host, Mother) will get a special gala screening at this year's Berlin International Film Festival as part of Berlin's Forum sidebar. 6 years 51 weeks ago via brucelee
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Bong Joon-Ho Says Director's Cut Of 'Snowpiercer' May Get A U.S. Release After All

fb.indiewire.com – Is Harvey Weinstein finally getting the message? Over the past few months, mostly internet based fury has centered around Bong Joon-ho's apocalyptic thriller "Snowpiercer," and Harvey Weinstein's wishes to take his cinematic switchblade to it. The director himself was said to be privately "furious" about having to cut his film, while Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton and screenwriter Kelly Masterson have all expressed their varying degrees of dismay at the movie being potentially chopped up. 7 years 8 weeks ago via theothersenhman
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Bong Joon-ho Says His Uncut Version of SNOWPIERCER Tested Higher than The Weinstein Company’s Version

collider.com – Over the past several months, there's been controversy regarding the North American cut of Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer. The post-apocalyptic action-drama has been a hit in his native South Korea, but The Weinstein Company wants to remove 20-minutes to make the movie more palatable to U.S. audiences. Bong's response has ranged from restrained to furious regarding the cuts, but either way, there's definitely some ongoing conflict behind-the-scenes.

7 years 10 weeks ago via brucelee
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EXCLUSIVE Interview: Bong Joon-ho On The Weinsteins, Tarantino And SNOWPIERCER

feedproxy.google.com – One of the best - and for the vast majority of people still hotly-anticipated - films of the year is Bong Joon-ho's fantastic science fiction thriller, Snowpiercer, in which the sole survivors of a nuclear winter reside within a single train, and attempt to overthrow the totalitarian rulers who control its engine.Last week, Bong made a brief stop-over in Hong Kong, where he gave a few interviews to help market Snowpiercer's debut later this month as the closing film of the Hong Kong Asian Film Festival, before it goes on general release on 28 November. 7 years 10 weeks ago via jetli
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Bong Joon-ho confirms cuts for the U.S. release of Snowpiercer; sources say he's "furious"

joblo.com – Back in August we learned The Weinstein Company might be cutting almost twenty minutes from SNOWPIERCER for its U.S. release, but there hasn't been any news since. Some were hopeful that the company and director Bong Joon-ho could work something out with the film, however it does look like there will be cuts and Joon-ho is not pleased about it.

7 years 14 weeks ago via donnieyen
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