Okja

Actors Stephen Yuen and Daniel Henshall talk about Okja and working with Bong Joon Ho

June 30, 2017

While in Australia for the red carpet premiere of Okja – which also closed the Sydney Film Festival and is now streaming on Netflix – we caught up with two of its actors, Stephen Yuen (The Walking Dead) and Australia’s own Daniel Henshall. We learn more about their roles, the film and working with the film’s […]

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Director Bong Joon-Ho on bringing Okja to life, and the creative freedoms of Netflix

June 26, 2017

Netflix’s new film Okja hits the streaming service this Thursday, a film whose director Bong Joon-Ho has citied George Miller’s Babe: Pig in the City amongst its influences. With the acclaimed Korean director in Sydney for the Sydney Film Festival, where Okja sat as the closing film, I caught up with the man himself (and […]

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The Iris names the five best films of the 2017 Sydney Film Festival

June 19, 2017

The Sydney Film Festival has come to a close for another year – and with it come all the great memories of the films that surprised us, inspired us and left us wishing the event would never end. Alas, it has – but here are five films we’re taking away with us as the best […]

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Bong Joon-ho’s OKJA mildly NSFW trailer looks like the mutant super-pig film you never knew you wanted

May 26, 2017

Who would have thought that one of the most anticipated movies of the year would be a film about a mutant super-pig? Well, this is thanks to the critically acclaimed Korean director, Bong Joon-ho, whose previous films have been critical successes all over the world. His impressive resume so far includes films like the strikingly […]

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Tilda Swinton stars in the mysterious teaser for upcoming Netflix film Okja

March 1, 2017

Although short, the debut teaser trailer for new Netflix Original Film Okja will have you hooked. Directed by South Korean visionary Bong Joon Ho (Snowpiercer) comes a mysterious adventure following a young girl named Mija, where the stakes are high to prevent a powerful, multi-national company from kidnapping her best friend – a massive animal named ‘Okja’. Watch […]

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