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  • Review: 'Snowpiercer' ★★★ 1/2

    Review: 'Snowpiercer' ★★&#9733 1/2
    Survival, when the odds are desperate, breeds a certain mania, a kill or be killed ethos that we've seen played out in countless post-apocalyptic movies. By their very nature, these are dark, depressing, violent affairs beset by plagues, pestilence and...
  • 'Transformers 4' vs. 'Snowpiercer': What Michael Bay and Bong Joon-ho Have in Common

    Two action movies opened in U.S. theaters this past weekend. One of them -- which you may not have heard of, thanks to the Weinstein Co.'s criminally nonexistent marketing campaign -- is "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho's marvelously imaginative dystopian...
  • 'Snowpiercer': Express train to a frozen future

    'Snowpiercer': Express train to a frozen future
    In different hands, "Snowpiercer" might have been just another generic action movie. Yet with South Korean director Bong Joon-ho at the helm, it's instead something more off-kilter and more disturbingly satisfying. Set in the near future after an attempt...
  • 'Snowpiercer' director Bong Joon-ho conducts the sci-fi train his way

    'Snowpiercer' director Bong Joon-ho conducts the sci-fi train his way
    He has been referred to as Korea's version of Quentin Tarantino, with Quentin Tarantino himself recently likening him to Steven Spielberg. Now, with the ambitious sci-fi action film "Snowpiercer," Bong Joon-ho makes his English-language debut and a bid...
  • Bong Joon-ho's 'Snowpiercer' Brings the Heat at L.A. Film Festival Opening

    On a typically temperate June evening, the 20th Los Angeles Film Festival launched Wednesday with Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer," an evocation of a massive train in a frozen future world. Shot two years ago in the Tyrolian Alps in Austria, Bong recalled...
  • L.A. Film Festival kicks off with sci-fi thriller 'Snowpiercer'

    L.A. Film Festival kicks off with sci-fi thriller 'Snowpiercer'
    L.A. Kings fans may have crowded downtown bars for Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final Wednesday night, but hundreds flocked to nearby L.A. Live to kick off the 20th Los Angeles Film Festival with their own icy spectacle: the sci-fi thriller “...
  • 'Snowpiercer' to Open L.A. Film Festival

    The Los Angeles Film Festival has set Bong Joon-ho's "Snowpiercer" as the opening night film on June 11, two weeks before the film's U.S. release from Radius-TWC. The festival, now in its 20th year, is centered in downtown Los Angeles at L.A. Live and...
  • Critics Pick 'Snowpiercer' as Korean Film of The Year

    HONG KONG - South Korea's film press has voted English-language "Snowpiercer" as the best Korean film of 2013. The annual Film of the Year Awards are organized by the Korean Film Reporters Association and were unveiled Wednesday at the Korea Press Center...
  • 'Snowpiercer' to Play as Special Screening in Berlin Forum Section

    LONDON -- Bong Joon-ho's adaptation of Jean-Marc Rochette's comicbook series "Snowpiercer" will play as one of the Berlin Forum's Special Screenings, which are dedicated to works of particular interest due to their themes or structure, as well as...
  • Fim Review: 'The Attorney'

    Although "The Attorney" may not have nearly the same sociopolitical resonance for audiences outside South Korea, where it was a major box office hit, director Yang Woo-seok's impressive debut feature should have significant offshore appeal as a sturdily...
  • Revolutionary-Themed 'Snowpiercer' Plows Way to China Release

    HONG KONG - "Snowpiercer," the English-language sci-fi film by South Korea's Bong Joon Ho, is to get a theatrical release next month in mainland China. The film, which stars Chris Evans, Tilda Swinton, Ed Harris and Song Kang-ho, depicts a peasant revolt...
  • Film Review: 'Snowpiercer'

    Two decades into a second Ice Age, a few thousand human survivors live out their days aboard a state-of-the-art luxury train in "Snowpiercer," an enormously ambitious, visually stunning and richly satisfying futuristic epic from the gifted Korean genre...