SOUTH KOREAN CINEMA: ‘PARASITE’ THRIVES IN AMERICA DESPITE XENOPHOBIA

LILLY WEBBER WRITES – After sweeping the Oscars and finishing the night with four different awards, including Best Picture, the South Korean dark comedy thriller film Parasite by director Bong Joon-ho has surprised international audiences and film connoisseurs alike with its success. Parasite’s victory is unprecedented in the Oscars’ history…

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Netflix: This ‘Down Under’ Town, With Its Racism, Corruption and Sex Trafficking, Ain’t Big Enough for Both of Them

NATHAN RIVAS WRITES – As we approach the release date for “Jojo Rabbit” by Taika Waititi, the acclaimed indigenous director from New Zealand, it has become apparent that indigenous creators there as well as in Australia are in increasing demand in Hollywood. For example, top Down Under actors such as Jemaine…

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INDIO: BLACKPINK Makes History – First Female K-Pop Act to Play at Coachella Music & Arts Festival

ANTONIA HORLICK WRITES – In the past decade, Korean Pop music has become a global phenomenon thanks to the unique blend of catchy melodies, polished choreography, and production values. In October 2018, BTS, a seven-member Seoul group, cemented K-pop’s takeover of the West, as they were the first-ever  Korean Pop…

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