Interview: Bong Joon-ho on ‘Okja’ and Netflix

“Someone said it’s very difficult to define, this movie. For me, that is the biggest praise.” South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho is speaking of his latest project, but such a query of genre and tonal classification could easily be applied to most of his prior features as a director – from debut Barking Dogs Never… Read More Interview: Bong Joon-ho on ‘Okja’ and Netflix

Interview: Marianna Palka on ‘Bitch’, ‘GLOW’ & feminist films

The Skinny is chatting to Marianna Palka, the Scottish writer, director and actor, who’s fresh off the close of the Sundance London film festival where her latest directorial effort, Bitch, has just played. Glasgow-born though largely US-based since her teens, Palka has her “finger in both pies”, as she describes it, regarding filmmaking in her two… Read More Interview: Marianna Palka on ‘Bitch’, ‘GLOW’ & feminist films

Review: Transformers: The Last Knight (Michael Bay, 2017)

Transformers: The Last Knight makes no sense, but somehow still makes more sense than the previous film, Age Of Extinction. In almost only that sense, it is a success. There are glimmers of theoretically enjoyable daftness scattered throughout, but the trouble is there’s about ten different films crammed in: one about the hunt for an… Read More Review: Transformers: The Last Knight (Michael Bay, 2017)