The real-life sights of South Korea’s Oscar-winning “Parasite”

South Korea’s Academy Award-winning “Parasite” used a range of visual cues to tell its story of suffocating class struggle through the sights of Seoul.


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BTS, the K-Pop Superstars, Must Serve in South Korea’s Military

Able-bodied men in the country must register to spend about two years in the armed forces, as part of a conscription system seen as crucial to the country’s defense against North Korea.
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Vice Media Peers Into Rise of South Korea’s Sex Shop Industry

Vice Media recently debuted a new video that peers into the sex toy and novelty retail industry in South Korea.
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South Korea’s CJ, Thailand’s Major Cineplex to Co-Produce 10 Films


The two leading Asian film groups have inked a deal to jointly invest and produce some 10 titles for the next three years.

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China’s Wanda Group Becomes Second Largest Stakeholder of South Korea’s Dexter Studios


The Chinese giant bought a $ 10 million stake in the South Korean VFX firm, marking the latest headline-making collaboration between the two Asian countries’ closely knit film industries.

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South Korea’s Showbox and China’s Huayi Bros. Ink Co-Production Deal


The two Asian giants will co-produce at least six films for the next three years.

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North Korea’s Internet Falls Following Threats To U.S.

After the FBI identified North Korea as the culprit behind the Sony Pictures email leak, the nation’s link to the Internet was cut, taking it completely down.

Centered on the assassination of N.Korea leader Kim Jong-un, the Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy The Interview received backlash before it was even released, a series of offensive emails from Sony executives was released shortly after. The studio completely pulled the movie after theatres received threats for agreeing to show it, a move criticized by President Obama and more.

Although U.S. Officials have denied any responsibility for the internet hacking they advised that Korea needs to compensate Sony for the damages caused by the film’s removal.

In a letter to Sony, Democrat Brad Sherman wrote“Threats from a dictator in North Korea should not stop Americans from seeing any movie. We have a responsibility to stand up against these attempts at intimidation..”

 

 

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