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FINAL 2021 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR

Making history at the Oscars is always a great thing to celebrate but it's also a measured response tempered by… Read More

April 21, 2021

‘Minari’ tops Austin Film Critics winners with six awards including Best Film, Director and Ensemble

The Austin Film Critics Association (AFCA) announced its 2020 awards, with Minari at the top of the pack, winning 6 awards from… Read More

March 19, 2021

FINAL 2021 Oscar Nomination Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR

While I am comfortable predicting that we will get two female directors in this category for the first time in… Read More

March 12, 2021

Directors Guild: Women rule as Emerald Fennell, Regina King, Chloé Zhao, Radha Blank earn history-making nominations (DGA)

The nominations 73rd Directors Guild of America (DGA) were announced on Tuesday and for the first time ever, two women,… Read More

March 9, 2021

Interviews: Steven Yeun, Youn Yuh-jung, Alan S. Kim, Lee Isaac Chung and Yeri Han of ‘Minari’

In his deeply American story, Minari writer/director Lee Isaac Chung gives us a bit of his own life as he… Read More

February 12, 2021

Interview: Director and writer Lee Isaac Chung on ‘Minari’ and connecting to a family simply as human beings

Lee Isaac Chung’s fourth directorial feature Minari is, among many things, a deeply American story. It centers on a Korean… Read More

February 9, 2021

2021 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR (November)

(Philippe Bosse / Netflix) Best Director is historically an exciting and often surprising category as this Academy branch has often… Read More

November 27, 2020

2021 Oscar Predictions: BEST DIRECTOR (October)

Lee Isaac Chung - MINARI (Jovelle Tamaya / Sundance Institute) Two big changes in October's top 10 for Best Director… Read More

October 23, 2020

Sundance Review: Lee Isaac Chung’s ‘Minari’ is a poetic and heartfelt masterwork

Alan Kim and Steven Yeun in Lee Isaac Chung's MINARI (Courtesy of Sundance Institute) One of the joys of minari,… Read More

February 1, 2020

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