Parasite Bong Joon-ho

Bong Joon-ho‘s Parasite has become the highest-grossing international film of the year in the United States, and for good reason: the film, which won the Palme d’Or (the top prize) at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, arrived with a level of hype that we haven’t seen in quite some time outside of blockbuster circles. And since it’s one of the best movies of the past decade, it’s strong enough to carry all of that hype on its shoulders and still deliver on every level.

In a new video, Bong Joon-ho and actor Choi Woo-shik (who plays the poor Kim family’s only son, Kim Ki-woo) break down some of the key sequences in the movie, detailing how nothing – not even a passing bus in the background – is accidental. Read More »

parasite trailer

Bong Joon-Ho‘s Palme D’Or-winning film Parasite is already being hailed as one of the best films of the year. And finally, we can see it Stateside. Indie distributor NEON is bringing Parasite to the U.S. this fall, and have now just released the first U.S. Parasite trailer. Watch the trailer below.

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honeyland trailer

NEON invites you take a trip to Honeyland, the documentary darling that swept the Sundance awards ceremony with a whopping three awards — making this little Macedonian documentary about the ancient art of beekeeping the most-awarded documentary at the lauded film festival. Watch the Honeyland trailer below.

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parasite us release

Another Bong Joon-ho hit is coming to the United States. Fresh off his historic Palme D’Or win at the Cannes Film Festival — the first win for a South Korean filmmaker — Bong’s acclaimed black comedy Parasite has set its U.S. release. Stateside distributor NEON has set the Parasite US release for October 2019, just in time for awards season.

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bong joon-ho parasite

Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho burst onto the scene with 2003’s Memories of Murder, and has grown into one of the most successful international directors working right now. His most recent movie, 2017’s environmental action comedy Okja, was bought by Netflix, where most audiences outside of film festivals streamed it. But now there’s some good news for those who love the good old fashioned theatrical experience: distribution rights to Bong’s newest film, Parasite, have been purchased by NEON, so fans will be able to see the film on the big screen.  Read More »

The Beach Bum trailer

Matthew McConaughey has been so adamant on proving himself a very serious actor nowadays that it’s easy to forget that he first slouched onto our screens as a smooth-talking burnout in Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused. And just when we were ready to write off McConaughey’s surfer dude typecast forever, he teams up with Harmony Korine in a chaotic movie about a drugged out surfer dude, The Beach Bum. Read More »

assassination nation trailer

You’re about to see Salem as you’ve never seen it before. The town that has become synonymous with the persecution of dozens of innocent women and girls, Assassination Nation imagines if a similar witch-hunt takes place in modern day — but the girls fight back.

The edgy Sundance selected thriller turns a peaceful small town into a bloodthirsty mob when a hacker starts leaking intimate emails, texts, pictures, and search histories of its residents. When four teenage girls get the blame for it, the town turns on them. But it’s only a matter of time before they “get pissed off and fight back.”

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Last year, director Joseph Kahn‘s Bodied played at a number of film festivals, won a number of audience awards, and then promptly vanished. Earlier this year, it re-emerged with a special screening at the Sundance Film Festival and was acquired by YouTube.

But one of the greatest audience movies you’ll ever get a chance to see deserves to be seen, well, with an audience. And now you’ll have that chance, because distributor NEON is spearheading a theatrical release for one of the best and wildest movies of 2018.

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assassination nation trailer

NEON is certainly making a name for itself as a distributor of edgy indie movies, often with a feminist bent. And the studio’s newest film, Assassination Nation, looks like it checks all those boxes.

NEON and GOZIE AGBO have released the first red band teaser trailer for the Sundance breakout film, which follows a group of four high school girls who band together after their small town of Salem, Massachusetts descends into madness and violence after an anonymous hacker targets the private lives of all the residents. We’re talking violence, strong language, adult content — so much so that the Assassination Nation trailer comes equipped with its own “trigger warning.” See the trailer below.

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What if one day you found out you had an identical twin that you’d never known about? That’d be a pretty life-altering experience. But imagine then learning that there’s actually a third sibling in the mix, and you were all separated at birth. That’s exactly what happened to Bobby Shafran, Eddy Galland, and David Kellman, and in the Three Identical Strangers trailer, they take center stage in a documentary that not only tracks their reunion, but also uncovers a mysterious secret. Read More »