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Trump scoffs at 'Parasite' Oscar win

Feb 21, 2020 - 11:21 AM

'We got enough problems with South Korea with trade. On top of it, they give them the best movie of the year?,' President Donald Trump asks the crowd at a reelection campaign rally

Black and white 'Parasite' a more intimate film – Bong Joon-ho

Feb 19, 2020 - 5:57 PM

The black-and-white version, which Bong created along with cinematographer Hong Kyung-pyo, is set to be released in South Korean theatres next week

South Korean director Bong Joon-ho smiles during a press conference in Seoul on February 19, 2020, after his film Parasite won the Oscar for Best Picture. - Bong's movie Parasite -- about the widening gap between rich and poor -- became the first non-English-language film to win Hollywood's biggest prize on February 10, prompting celebrations in South Korea. (Photo by Jung Yeon-je / AFP)

Business booms for 'Parasite' locations

Feb 14, 2020 - 9:05 AM

Locations featured in 'Parasite' are enjoying a business boom since its Oscar triumph, with a pizza store seeing sales double

'Parasite' Oscar success opens new era

Feb 11, 2020 - 7:48 PM

Bong Joon-ho's historic win comes a year after the 100th anniversary of South Korean cinema in 2019

OSCAR-TIPPED. More than 1.6 million viewers in France watched Bong Joon-ho's satirical drama 'Parasite' so far. Photo from Parasite's Facebook page

'Parasite' will be streaming on Viu

Feb 11, 2020 - 3:23 PM

The Oscars Best Picture winner will be on the on-demand platform

STREAMING SOON. The South Korean film begins streaming on Viu soon. Photo from Parasite's Facebook page

LOOK: Arci Muñoz meets 'Parasite' director Bong Joon-ho, star Song Kang-ho

Feb 10, 2020 - 10:13 PM

Arci spends Oscars weekend in Los Angeles

'Opportune moment': 'Parasite' makes history with Academy Award wins

Feb 10, 2020 - 3:55 PM

The director from South Korea dominates the 'local' awards-giving body

HISTORY. Best Picture Award winners for 'Parasite' pose onstage during the 92nd Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre on February 09, 2020 in Hollywood, California. Photo by Matt Petit/AFP/AMPAS

Oscars 2020: Everyone is living for the 'Parasite' Best Picture win

Feb 10, 2020 - 2:14 PM

Celebrities and publications from around the world are just as excited as we are about 'Parasite's' historic Oscars win

Oscars 2020: 'Parasite' makes history with Best Picture win

Feb 10, 2020 - 12:29 PM

Parasite is the first foreign-language film to win the title

PARASITE. The film makes a historic win as Best Picture. Photo from Parasite's Facebook page

Oscars 2020: 'Parasite,' 'Jojo Rabbit' win screenplay awards

Feb 10, 2020 - 10:30 AM

The genre-bending movie and the satire win screenwriting plums at the Oscars

SCREENPLAY AWARDS. 'Parasite' has been making waves since its Cannes debut. Photo from Parasite's Facebook page

LIST: 'Parasite' returns to Philippine cinemas starting January 29

Jan 29, 2020 - 5:26 PM

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'History made': 'Parasite' bags top plum at 2020 SAG Awards

Jan 20, 2020 - 1:03 PM

The cast gets a much-deserved acting award – its first in the 2020 US awards season

HUGE WIN. The "Parasite' cast accepts the Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture award during the 26th Annual Screen Actors' Guild Awards. Photo by Rich Fury/Getty Images/AFP

'Parasite' raises hope of breakthrough for 'world cinema' in U.S.

Jan 17, 2020 - 5:38 PM

Although 'Parasite' continues to see international success, a 'widespread aversion' to subtitles still stands between 'world cinema' and a breakthrough into English-language markets

HBO to produce 'Parasite' miniseries

Jan 10, 2020 - 10:30 AM

HBO secures the rights to adapt Bong Joon-ho's award-winning 'Parasite' film into a limited series adaptation

Bong Joon-ho: South Korea's biting film satirist

Jan 06, 2020 - 5:30 PM

(UPDATED) The director's movie 'Parasite' makes history as the first non-English-language film ever to win a best picture in the Oscars

BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 05: Bong Joon-ho poses in the press room with award for Best Motion Picture - Foreign Language for "Parasite" during the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 05, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images/AFP

Bong Joon-ho on Golden Globes win: 'We use only one language: the cinema'

Jan 06, 2020 - 12:45 PM

The 'Parasite' director urges Hollywood to get over 'the one inch-tall barrier of subtitles'

BEST FOREIGN FILM. Bong Joon Ho attends the HFPA's 2020 Golden Globes Awards Best Motion Picture - Foreign Language Symposium at the Egyptian Theatre on January 04, 2020 in Hollywood, California. File photo by Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images/AFP

'Parasite' to battle 'Les Miserables,' 'Pain and Glory' for Oscar glory

Dec 17, 2019 - 1:11 PM

Bong Joon-ho's 'Parasite' is shortlisted for the Best International Film Oscar, alongside France's 'Les Miserables' and Spanish director Pedro Almodovar's 'Pain and Glory'

Cannes-winning 'Parasite' sets French box office record

Sep 21, 2019 - 2:46 PM

Bong Joon-ho's hit South Korean drama 'Parasite' is the most successful Cannes-winning film at the French box office in 15 years, with more than 1.6 million viewers to date

‘Parasite’ review: Intricate, scathing, entertaining

Aug 19, 2019 - 11:01 AM

Here's why 'Parasite' is a must-watch

South Korea's biting satirist Bong Joon-ho makes history at Cannes

May 26, 2019 - 10:47 AM

The Korean director picks ups the Palme d'Or for the movie 'Parasite'

South Korean director Bong Joon-Ho celebrates on stage with his trophy after he was awarded with the Palme d'Or for the film "Parasite (Gisaengchung)" on May 25, 2019 during the closing ceremony of the 72nd edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Photo by Valery HACHE / AFP)

Parasites, changing temperature cause dolphin deaths in Bicol

Mar 11, 2017 - 9:16 AM

Parasites or their eggs may be carried through human or animal feces dumped in the sea that fish and even the marine mammals may feed on says Dr Evelyn Saberon of BFAR

SPINNER DOLPHIN. Dr Evelyn Saberon inspects the dolphin carcass found in coast of Libon, Albay for necropsy at the Regional Fisheries Health Management and Diagnostics Laboratory at Fabrica, Bula, Camarines Sur. Photo courtesy of BFAR.

US man's headache caused by tapeworm larvae

Nov 06, 2015 - 7:54 AM

The man slipped into a coma after complaining of terrible headaches and nausea

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Scientists study rare tapeworm living in man's brain

Nov 21, 2014 - 12:15 PM

UK scientists discover that the parasite traveled two inches from the right side of the brain to the left

Pesky Southeast Asian worm threatens French escargots

Mar 05, 2014 - 6:52 AM

Snails one of France s signature dishes could be off the menu if the country fails to stem an invasion by a slimy worm from Southeast Asia

DANGEROUS WORM. Platydemus manokwari photographed in Ogasawara Islands, Japan. Shinji Sugiura/Wikipedia